UPS and CyPhy Works test using drones to delivery small packages to remote and hard to reach locations.
Mike Britt, director of maintenance and engineering at shipping giant UPS, talks to Trucks.com about the feasibility of drone package delivery, self-driving trucks and alternative fuel vehicles.
Businesses from Amazon to Wal-Mart are experimenting with drones as the next frontier in door-to-door package delivery.
Latest developments at shipping and tech giants UPS and HP demonstrate how 3-D printing will disrupt the trucking, shipping and delivery industries.
UPS is partnering with start-up robotics company Zipline and the Vaccine Alliance to research whether drones can safely and effectively deliver medicines like vaccines and blood to remote areas, the shipping company said Monday.
The new UPS updated trucks will deliver significant fuel economy equivalency gains – up to four times the fuel economy of a gasoline-powered vehicle.
UPS recently added 125 hybrid-electric vehicles to its fleet. The new-technology delivery trucks are scheduled for use across several states in 2016.
UPS, a leader in natural gas (NG) use, has announced a deployment of 1,400 new compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles — both package cars and tractors — into early 2016.