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UPS Unveils First Extended Range Fuel Cell Electric Delivery Vehicle

US 05/02/17Atlanta, GAFirst-of-its-Kind, Zero Tailpipe Emissions, Class 6 Delivery TruckUses Fuel Cell to Energize Vehicle Propulsion SystemPrototype to Start Street Testing Later This YearUPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced it will deploy a prototype extended range Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) in its Rolling Laboratory fleet of alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles. Unlike fuel cell auxiliary power units, this vehicle will use the onboard fuel cell to generate electricity to propel

By | 2017-05-02T00:53:00+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

Booming Malaysian e-commerce industry to benefit from new DHL delivery services

DHL eCommerce has launched its domestic delivery operations in Malaysia with a range of customer-centric services catered to Malaysia’s growing e-commerce market. Malaysian online retailers will also benefit from DHL’s range of cross-border shipping solutions... DHL eCommerce launches domestic delivery service with nationwide coverage in MalaysiaLocal online retailers will also benefit from DHL’s range of cross-border shipping and fulfillment networkDHL eCommerce, a division of the world’s leading logistics company, Deutsche Post DHL Group, has launched its domestic delivery operations in Malaysia with a range of customer-centric services catered to Malaysia’s growing e-commerce market. Malaysian online retailers will also benefit from DHL’s range of cr

By | 2017-04-27T00:53:00+00:00 April 27th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

DHL eCommerce launches e-commerce services in Chile with nationwide coverage

The Chilean e-commerce sector is set to double its size to $2.3 billion by 2020. DHL eCommerce, a division of the world’s leading logistics company Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL), has launched a B2C domestic delivery operation with tailored and customer-centric solutions in Chile. The Chilean e-commerce sector is set to double its size to $2.3 billion by 2020¹.“The future is incredibly bright for the e-commerce sector across Latin America with a forecasted growth of 21% CAGR and is expected to reach $54 billion by 2020². Chile is number one in the region for online shopping

By | 2017-04-21T00:53:00+00:00 April 21st, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

UPS Installs Beacons On Package Cars To Improve Loading Accuracy

Preload Smart Scan uses Bluetooth-enabled beacons that communicate with package-scanning devices worn by UPS employees loading packages onto vehicles. UPS’s beacon application in a package delivery vehicle required a customized high-tech solution. Off-the-shelf beacons were inadequate due to their broad signal range and the close proximity of UPS package cars during morning loading. Preload Smart Scan relies on a robust set of telematics solutions that UPS continues to deploy across its global n

By | 2017-04-17T00:53:00+00:00 April 17th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

UPS Boosts Saturday Operations To Increase E-Commerce Delivery Speed

This planned expansion is expected to create more than 6,000 new UPS jobs nationwide when operations are fully implemented by the end of 2018. “The addition of another ground operations day more efficiently utilizes our existing delivery network and offers customers an even faster ground delivery solution,” said Teresa Finley, UPS’s chief marketing officer. UPS began testing the Saturday delivery program in Atlanta, Philadelphia and Los Angeles in 2016. Additionally, shippers across multiple ind

By | 2017-04-03T00:53:00+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

DHL Parcel introduces money-back guarantee on transit times

Parcel Prio promises delivery of domestic parcel shipments on the next business day after posting – now for the first time with a money-back guarantee. DHL Parcel Prio service offers delivery on next business day with money-back guarantee starting at 50 shipments per dayAlready underway in three pilot regions, nationwide launch plannedEffective immediately DHL Parcel is expanding service for business customers in Germany to include its new DHL Parcel Prio service. Parcel Prio promises delivery of domestic parcel shipments on the next business day after posting – now for the first time with a money-back guarantee. Eventually DHL Parcel plans to

By | 2017-04-03T00:53:00+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

DHL eCommerce launches new Fulfillment Center in Hong Kong

Catering to the growing demand for cross-border products in Asia Pacific particularly from the Greater China region, the new Fulfillment Center will allow e-tailers to move their goods closer to their end customers, responding to their demands of quick and easy... E-tailers will benefit with easy access to consumers in Hong Kong, Mainland China and rest of Asia PacificDHL eCommerce, a division of the world’s leading logistics company, Deutsche Post DHL Group, has launched a new Fulfillment Center in Hong Kong, adding to its global fulfillment network in U.S, Mexico, India, Europe and Australia. “Cross-border e-commerce is expected to grow to USD 1 trillion by 2020, and with approximately 40% of China’s online consumers buying foreign goods¹, linking forei

By | 2017-03-13T00:53:00+00:00 March 13th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

FedEx Express Expands First Overnight To More Than 4,400 Zip Codes

FedEx Express Expands First Overnight To More Than 4,400 Zip CodesFedEx Customers Will Benefit with Early Morning Delivery to More Businesses Across the U.S.MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 9, 2017—FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announced it has expanded its FedEx First Overnight® service to more than 4,400 zip codes across the U.S. With this expansion, the service now reaches more than 32,000 zip codes for next-business day delivery, representing 92 percent of the business population in the U.S.“The expansion of

By | 2017-03-08T23:53:00+00:00 March 8th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

DHL expands green urban delivery with City Hub for cargo bicycles

The City Hub is a customized trailer which can carry up to four containers for the DHL Cubicycle, a customized cargo bicycle which can carry a container with a load of up to 125 kg (one cubic meter in volume). Containerized trailer can act as mobile hub for up to two DHL CubicyclesPilot projects launched by DHL Express in Utrecht, Netherlands and Frankfurt, GermanyDHL Express, the world's leading international express services provider, is piloting a new City Hub concept that will enable increased use of cargo bicycles for inner-city deliveries. The City Hub is a customized trailer which can carry up to four containers for the DHL Cubicycle, a customized cargo bicycle which can carry a container with

By | 2017-02-28T23:53:00+00:00 February 28th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments

UPS Tests Residential Delivery Via Drone Launched From atop Package Car

Workhorse built the drone and the electric UPS package car used in the test. “Imagine a triangular delivery route where the stops are miles apart by road. Sending a drone from a package car to make just one of those deliveries can reduce costly miles driven. It is a high-efficiency, octocopter delivery drone that is fully integrated with Workhorse’s line of electric/hybrid delivery trucks. Unlike all of the previous tests, the most recent UPS drone test shows how drones might assist in making no

By | 2017-02-20T23:53:00+00:00 February 20th, 2017|shippers|0 Comments