Retail Delivery Truck Law Questioned, Retailers Look to Appeal
May 14, 2020 at 12:27 pm

The National Retail Federation this week asked a federal appeals court to overturn a recently passed California worker classification law, saying the measure makes it harder for companies to contract with independent truck drivers.

Retail Imports to See Double-Digit Annual Declines
May 8, 2020 at 3:32 pm

Imports at major U.S. retail container ports are expected to see double-digit year-over-year declines this spring and summer as the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic continue, according to the Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

FedEx Introduces its New Autonomous Delivery Robot
March 1, 2019 at 2:50 pm

As more and more companies have been introducing their own versions of autonomous delivery robots, it was really only a matter of time until FedEx hopped on board with the craze as well. The FedEx SameDay Bot has been designed to make those last mile, short-range deliveries more efficient, and allow customers to receive their…

Amazon Day Gives Shoppers Flexible Shipping Options
February 28, 2019 at 11:26 am

Looking to give shoppers more convenient shipping options—while also curtailing their own cardboard logistical nightmare—Amazon has launched Amazon Day for Prime members.

FedEx Introduces New Autonomous Delivery Robot
February 27, 2019 at 11:44 am

FedEx just introduced its autonomous delivery robot, SameDayBot to make short range deliveries more efficient. Designed with much of the same technology found in iBot, SameDayBot will be able to safely navigate roads and sidewalks while avoiding obstacles.