Tag: delivery

Logistics, Process

Challenger shipper, Sendle, announces America’s most affordable 2-day delivery to anywhere in the Western U.S.

November 18, 2021

Via: PR Newswire

Sendle, the shipping carrier for small businesses, has launched Sendle Swift, a new two-day delivery service to help millions of small to medium-sized sellers across the Western U.S. ship faster and cheaper. This news comes just as small business owners […]

Logistics, Process

Where Are All the Truck Drivers? Shortage Adds to Delivery Delays

November 3, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Truck driver Chris Wagner pulled his big rig into a grain processing plant in Sidney, Ohio, on a recent afternoon to pick up a load bound for the Chicago suburbs. He’d lost his scheduled place in line because of delays […]

Logistics, Process

Manufacturing Growth in US Eases as Supply Chain Issues Linger

November 1, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Persistent supply chain challenges continued to weigh on U.S. manufacturers in October, lengthening supplier delivery times and bloating a measure of inventories. The Institute for Supply Management’s gauge of factory activity fell to 60.8 from 61.1 in September, according to […]

Logistics, Process

UPS Revenue Rises as It Ships Fewer Packages

October 26, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

United Parcel Service Inc. continues to make more money as it ships fewer packages. The delivery company’s third-quarter revenue rose 9.2% from the prior year to $23.2 billion, as the average revenue per piece UPS shipped increased 13%. The number […]

Logistics, Process

FedEx to Spend $100 Million on Improving Delivery Vehicle Safety

September 20, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

FedEx Corp. plans to spend more than $100 million to improve delivery van safety and reduce costs from accidents, potentially dragging on short-term earnings as the courier faces pressure from rising wages and other expenses. The company’s ground unit is […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Ford, Walmart to collaborate on designing automated-vehicle delivery

November 14, 2018

Via: Reuters

The project is the latest to grow out of Ford’s broader effort to develop businesses that could use automated delivery vehicles. Ford was working with San Francisco-based Postmates already to develop delivery services that could employ automated vehicles. The Walmart […]

Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Three Decades in the Making, HondaJet Takes Flight

December 30, 2015

Via: Industry Week

After nearly thirty years of development, Honda Aircraft Company has at last begun deliveries of its first commercial aircraft, the HondaJet light jet with a $4.5 million price tag. The company delivered the first jet on Dec. 23 at its […]