Retailers face seasonal surge shipping prices as e-commerce continues to drive holiday shopping.
As UPS launches the world’s first Class 6 hydrogen fuel cell delivery truck it will also test an unusual type of electric motor.
UPS will launch the first medium-duty delivery van powered by a hydrogen fuel cell electric drive system as it continues pressing for development of cleaner vehicles.
UPS and Workhorse Group have teamed up to develop an autonomous delivery drone designed to deliver packages to remote and difficult to reach locations. UPS tested its new HorseFly UAV Delivery system in Florida on Monday.
Transportation professionals highlight connected operations, “Uberized” loads, self-driving rigs and drones as key innovations that will shake up the trucking industry.
Trucking companies that operate large commercial fleets are adding advanced onboard safety technologies to reduce crash costs as the systems become more affordable.
In response to a spike in online sales, UPS, FedEx and other shippers are pushing the limits of logistical capability to fulfill orders placed for delivery before Christmas.
UPS, FedEx and others are tackling record demand from Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Christmas using on-demand warehousing, specialty tracking and seasonal hiring.
Shipping giant UPS, Zipline and an international aid agency have team to use drones to deliver blood for transfusions to remote areas of Rwanda.