EV Startup Arrival Appoints New CEO, Lays Off 50% of Staff

Electric vehicle startup Arrival has undergone a major shakeup, appointing a new CEO and announcing layoffs of 50% of its staff.

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.

CES 2021: Verizon’s Skyward and UPS Collaborating On Drone Deliveries

Verizon used CES 2021 to announce its Skyward drone company will be collaborating with UPS Flight Forward for retail deliveries.

Get Ready For Amazon Prime Drone Deliveries

Amazon’s plans to use autonomous drones for package delivery took a big step forward with FAA approval to begin testing.

GM Planning Business-Class Electric Van

GM is planning on entering the business-class electric van market, with production scheduled to begin in the latter part of 2021.

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…

Ecommerce is a Lot More Than Just Amazon, Says UPS CEO

Ecommerce is a lot more than just Amazon, says UPS CEO David Abney at the Davos 2019 conference. Abney says that their focus is really on helping small and midsize businesses compete with the bigger players by enabling them to offer two-day shipping.

Include These Types Of Content In Your Business App To Get More Sales

People are spending more and more time with mobile apps, and that includes those that let them buy things. The problem for businesses hoping to break into that increasing app usage is that the number of apps people are using…

More UPS Stores Are Getting 3D Printers

UPS says its 3D printing pilot program has gone swimmingly, and because of that it’ll soon introduce 3D printing in 100 additional UPS stores nationwide. “We are committed to offering small business owners, entrepreneurs and consumers high-tech solutions in order…

UPS Stores Fall Victim to Data Breach

UPS has notified UPS Store customers that their information may have been compromised thanks to a malware attack that affected 51 retail locations across the country. After being notified by a government bulletin on a ‘broad-based malware intrusion’, UPS identified…

Amazon Working on Its Own Delivery Service for That ‘Last Mile’

It appears that Amazon is sick and tired of relying on UPS and FedEx to get packages to customers, and they are looking to take control of the situation–or at least do a little bit of the work themselves. The…

UPS Is Reportedly Testing Drones Too

You’ve no doubt heard all about Amazon’s drones by now. Just in case you haven’t, the company introduced an ambitious new project called Amazon Prime Air, which delivers goods to people’s homes via drone. As soon as the FAA sets…

Shanda Fanning Identified As One Of The UPS Pilots

Shanda Fanning has been identified as one of the two pilots killed in Wednesday’s horrific UPS plane crash. Fanning was from Lynchburg, Tennessee, where she lived with her husband Bret on a farm. The couple have no children. She is…

UPS Plane Crashes On Approach in Alabama

A United Postal Service cargo plane crashed early this morning in Birmingham, Alabama. It then exploded, split into parts, and now two people are dead. Kathleen Bergen, a spokeswoman from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said officials are still gathering…

UPS Explains How 3D Printing Can Help Your Small Business

Last week, UPS announced that it would be bringing 3D printers to its retail stores. It’s the first retailer to do so, and it thinks that small businesses will get plenty of use out of it. So, how exactly can…

UPS Store To Offer 3D Printing Services To Small Businesses

UPS is all about delivering packages and then refusing to leave them on your doorstep even when you politely request that they do so. Now the package delivery company is expanding its service into a surprising area – 3D printers.…

UPS Responds To Offended UK Fans Online

UK fans have been quite upset about the commercial that UPS is running, using the infamous 1992 Duke win over UK as an example of great “logistics”. UPS has defended its use of the commercial, defying its own customer and…

UPS Commercial Is Stupid Business Move

It was twenty years ago this month that UK fans were handed one of the greatest disappointments of our basketball-loving lives. It was the 1992 NCAA East Regional Finals. The Elite Eight. Duke vs. Kentucky. It was a battle to…

Shipping Sites See Surge In Traffic In December

Retail sites, shipping sites, and greeting cards sites all saw surges in traffic in December due to the holiday season, according to a new report from comScore.

"December proved to be a strong month for the retail category with Tuesday, Dec. 15 ranking as the heaviest online spending day of the year – and of all time – at $913 million," said Jack Flanagan, executive vice president of comScore Media Metrix.