Tag: delivery

Industries, Others

DHL Raising Rates for U.S. Shippers by 5.9%

October 1, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

DHL Express plans to raise rates for shipments for U.S. customers by an average of 5.9% starting Jan. 1, effectively matching a FedEx Corp. price increase for next year in an action that will raise costs for parcel shippers. “You […]

Industries, Others, Retail & Wholesale

UPS shares jump on strong fourth-quarter earnings as Covid drives online shopping

February 2, 2021


Shares of UPS jumped more than 4% in premarket trading Tuesday after the company reported better-than-expected revenue and profits over the busy holiday shopping season, reflecting a boom in online shopping due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Revenue for the Atlanta-based […]

Industries, Retail & Wholesale

Amazon ‘out-of-stocks’ rise and deliveries taking longer due to coronavirus-related demand

March 17, 2020

Via: Market Watch Inc. says shoppers should expect more “out-of-stocks” on household staples and longer delivery times due to heightened demand during the coronavirus outbreak. The company warns that some deliveries will exceed the usual Prime member promise of one-day delivery. For […]

Industries, Retail & Wholesale

Amazon Wants to Help Entrepreneurs Start Businesses—That Deliver Amazon Packages

June 28, 2018

Via: Fortune

Amazon’s plans for its own-branded delivery service are moving ahead, as the company seeks to reduce its reliance on established delivery services like FedEx (FDX, -3.01%) and UPS (UPS, -1.08%). But Amazon wants others to take much of the risk. […]

Industries, Retail & Wholesale

Costco has two new weapons in its battle against Amazon (COST)

October 6, 2017

Via: Business Insider

Costco is rolling out new delivery options in an effort to take on Amazon. On Thursday, the retailer announced that Costco Grocery will offer two-day delivery on nonperishable items, like cookies, cereal, and canned foods, starting this week. Delivery will […]

Retail & Wholesale

Wal-Mart pulls an Amazon, announces its own drone delivery test program

October 27, 2015

Via: itCurated

Source photo Wal-Mart Stores Inc. WMT, -0.48% intends to test drones for package delivery and pickup and for checking warehouse inventories. The retailer submitted an application Monday to U.S. regulators for permission to test drones outdoors, following in Amazon’s footsteps. […]