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Vexed by Missed Deliveries? Data-Savvy Tech Can Help

Vexed by Missed Deliveries? Data-Savvy Tech Can Help

New services aim to ensure packages reach the right destination, on time, and preferably where someone is there to accept them.

America (Not) First: Ford Mustang Mach-E Lands in Europe Ahead of U.S. Arrival

First, but not by far. In a Q&A with Jason Mase, Ford Electrification Marketing Strategy head, a Mach-E Club forum poster revealed that European reservation holders will be first to see the second
Amazon reinvented retail, and everyone else is just trying to survive

Amazon reinvented retail, and everyone else is just trying to survive

Old-school retailers like Walmart, Target, and Macy’s are desperately trying to reinvent themselves to compete with Amazon.

US DOT approves Nuro's next-gen driverless delivery vehicle design

Today, the US Department of Transportation (DOT) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) approved a regulatory exemption for Nuro's next-generation self-driving delivery
This homegrown brand is proving that Singh is king in India’s fast food scene

This homegrown brand is proving that Singh is king in India’s fast food scene

Burger Singh is eyeing tier 2, and tier 3 cities for expansion.
Deliverr raises $40 million to fulfill ecommerce orders nationwide

Deliverr raises $40 million to fulfill ecommerce orders nationwide

Order logistics startup Deliverr has rasied $40 million in venture capital funding, bringing its total raised to over $70 million.

Emerge raises $20M to take its digital freight marketplace for truckers up a gear

Trucking is currently the most popular mode of transporting freight in the U.S., accounting for around $12.5 billion of the $17 billion freight market, according to the Bureau of Transportation

Instacart employees in Chicago are the first to unionize in the US

Gig economy workers may have won an important, if conditional, battle in their push for better conditions. Instacart employees in the Chicago suburb of Skokie have voted to unionize through their
The Easiest Way to Shop at Warehouse Clubs Without a Membership

The Easiest Way to Shop at Warehouse Clubs Without a Membership

Just when you thought you knew every trick for shopping at Costco without a membership, there’s a new workaround for those $45-plus annual fees: delivery. Depending on where you live, you may be able
Self-driving Waymo minivans will assist UPS with deliveries

Self-driving Waymo minivans will assist UPS with deliveries

It's not just people who get to experience self-driving minivans in the Phoenix area. On Wednesday, Google spin-off company Waymo announced a partnership with UPS, the package delivery service. Soon,
Brown goes autonomous: Waymo and UPS partner on package-delivery pilot program

Brown goes autonomous: Waymo and UPS partner on package-delivery pilot program

Waymo is partnering with UPS on a package-delivery pilot program using Waymo's modified Chrysler Pacifica.

Waymo's self-driving vans will carry UPS packages in Phoenix

Waymo is expanding its foray into self-driving delivery vehicles. The Alphabet brand is teaming with UPS on a pilot that will have autonomous Chrysler Pacifica vans carry packages in the metro Phoenix
When ‘Ghost Kitchens’ Become Mystery Grubhub Listings

When ‘Ghost Kitchens’ Become Mystery Grubhub Listings

A takeout mix-up in San Francisco revealed a dirty secret of the food-delivery business: restaurants listed without their permission.
Waymo expands autonomous truck testing to Texas and New Mexico

Waymo expands autonomous truck testing to Texas and New Mexico

Waymo, the Alphabet subsidiary developing autonomous vehicles, has expanded testing of its self-driving semis to New Mexico and Texas.
Ola proved itself smarter than Uber in India’s food-tech space

Ola proved itself smarter than Uber in India’s food-tech space

For now, it looks like Ola can have its cake and eat it too.
In Paris, Ecommerce Warehouses Get a Chic Makeover

In Paris, Ecommerce Warehouses Get a Chic Makeover

Online ordering means more deliveries to more places. One Paris hub sports a data center, offices, sports facilities like tennis courts, and an urban farm.
The Villain Always Wins

The Villain Always Wins

Courier service DoorDash—the company that’s managed with some success to dream up multiple predatory wage models for its independent contractors—has, according to recent data, pulled ahead of rival
#5 on the Franchise 500: The UPS Store Meets Customers Where They Are

#5 on the Franchise 500: The UPS Store Meets Customers Where They Are

The #5 company on our Franchise 500 list has found new growth by opening smaller locations inside pharmacies, hotels, and military bases.

Yale Home aims to fend off porch pirates with its smart delivery box

Whenever you're not home and a delivery driver leaves a package on your porch, there's a chance that an opportunistic thief will amble by and snag the box. In a bid to help protect your stuff, Yale
This Might Be the Worst Delivery Attempt of All Time

This Might Be the Worst Delivery Attempt of All Time

It's like the opening scene of Ace Ventura.. only it's real life