Amazon Set to Pass UPS and FedEx as Largest US Delivery Service

Amazon is on the verge of a major milestone, as it closes in on UPS and FedEx as the largest US delivery service.

Salesforce and FedEx Partner to Deliver End-to-End E-Commerce Solution

Salesforce and FedEx are partnering to deliver an end-to-end e-commerce and shipping solution.

Akamai Service Disruption Takes Down Major Websites

Some of the biggest websites on the internet were down, thanks to a service disruption at Akamai Technologies.

Shipping Scams Up 440% Amid Record Online Shopping

Shipping scams are up a whopping 440% as online shopping hits new records amid the pandemic.

UPS Ups the Ante On Weekend Deliveries

Just a week after FedEx Ground announced it would offer Sunday deliveries, UPS said it plans to more than double its weekend deliveries in 2020, according to Reuters. As Reuters points out, UPS “pioneered seven-day delivery in 2013, in partnership…

FedEx Delivery Robots Receive Chilly Response in New York City

TechCrunch is reporting that New York City has made it abundantly clear autonomous delivery robots are not welcome. FedEx, like Amazon and Postmates, has been experimenting with autonomous delivery robots, some of which were in NYC over the weekend to…

FedEx Ground Now Offering Sunday Shipping

FedEx has announced “that FedEx Ground has officially started delivering FedEx Home Delivery packages on Sunday for the majority of the U.S. population.” The moves comes as FedEx strives to “better serve the fast-growing e-commerce market.” Over the holiday season,…

PSA: Beware of FedEx Tracking Texting Scam

Gizmodo is warning of a new scam involving text messages posing as FedEx tracking notifications. Android and iOS users (including this writer) have received text messages including what purports to be a FedEx tracking number and a link to set…

FedEx CEO Says Amazon’s Own Delivery System Will Take Business From USPS, Not FedEx

Fred Smith, founder, and CEO of FedEx told Bloomberg this morning that they don’t see any negative impact from Amazon doing more of their deliveries themselves. Smith says that the biggest entity that will lose business as Amazon implements its own delivery force is the US Postal Service.

FedEx Shooting Under Investigation

A shooting at a FedEx store in Georgia injured 6 people. The incident occurred on Tuesday morning when a man entered the store with an assault rifle and several rounds of ammunition strapped to his chest. Witnesses described the shooter…