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Cyber week sales surge hits on-time U.S. delivery rate for Amazon van drivers

10:52pm IST

Amazon.com Inc van drivers' on-time delivery rate declined in the week of record Cyber Monday orders, as severe winter weather strained the U.S. shipping network, consulting firm ShipMatrix said on Wednesday.

Amazon Air provider hit with 'no confidence' vote as holiday shipping ramps up

04 Dec 2019

ABX Air pilots who fly for Amazon.com Inc and other clients cast a near-unanimous vote of "no confidence" against company management as the holiday shipping season, which depends on airplanes for fast delivery, takes off.

DHL to debut zero-emission electric delivery vans in U.S. cities

26 Nov 2019

LOS ANGELES Deutsche Post DHL Group's StreetScooter electric vehicle unit will enter the U.S. market next year as delivery firms and municipalities work to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

Tariff stockpiling wanes as importers work off inventories: port executive

13 Nov 2019

The executive in charge of the No. 1 seaport for U.S. trade with China on Tuesday said importers were not stockpiling goods ahead of President Donald Trump's plan to slap 15% tariffs on cellphones, laptops, toys and other Chinese-made goods next month.

Amazon's rising air shipments fly in the face of climate plan

06 Nov 2019

LOS ANGELES Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos has plans to slash greenhouse gas emissions from the online retailer's delivery operations.

UPS drone makes first home prescription deliveries for CVS

06 Nov 2019

LOS ANGELES United Parcel Service Inc Flight Forward drones have flown prescription medications to the front lawn of a private home and to a retirement center, the UPS unit's first revenue-generating deliveries for drugstore chain CVS Health Corp . | Video

Instacart workers protest as pressure mounts on gig companies

03 Nov 2019

Nov 3 Instacart's "gig" workers on Sunday will target the grocery shopping and delivery firm with a three-day work action aimed at disrupting service and forcing executives to fix inequalities in pay structures that they say are getting worse every year.

Instacart workers protest as pressure mounts on gig companies

03 Nov 2019

Instacart's "gig" workers on Sunday will target the grocery shopping and delivery firm with a three-day work action aimed at disrupting service and forcing executives to fix inequalities in pay structures that they say are getting worse every year.

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