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Q&A: Adopting a Customer 360 view to deliver supply chain success Special

For businesses that struggled in 2020, turning things around during 2021 is a must. One area to focus on is sharpening up with supply chain. This requires adopting a Customer 360 view, explains expert Richard Barnett.

Digital technology will foster in a new supply chain paradigm Special

Supply chains create complex webs, and maintaining these to a high standard is necessary for avoiding delays, disruption and to avoid counterfeiting. To assist with this, digital technology will expand into 2021.

CES 2020: Porch pirates stopped with IoTLock

As e-commerce becomes increasingly popular and home delivery services rise, the risks of packages being stolen outside of people’s homes increases. This has opened up a new avenue for technological solutions.

Q&A: How can small retailers compete over delivery times? Special

These days many consumers can expect to receive their packages almost immediately from big companies, with one to two day shipping and convenient “Buy Online and Pick up in Store” options. With this occurring, how can smaller retailers adapt?

Q&A: New digital solution for easing third-party delivery Special

As more restaurants opt into online delivery and ditch exclusivity contracts with third-parties, integration solutions are needed to make third-party delivery a painless and profitable venture. Vishal Agarwal, CEO of ItsaCheckmate provides an example.

Overcoming challenges of logistics with digital technology: Q&A Special

Despite improvements with digital technology, errors with logistics still occur. Naviaddress has developed a system which provides verified addresses, in the form of ID numbers, for any location or object in the world. Dmitri Moiseev explains more.

E-commerce and the logistical dilemma: Q&A Special

The age of Amazon (boom of e-commerce) has created massive delivery challenges and logistical issues with a 48 percent increase in package deliveries in the last two years. Among the solutions is a digital locker system. Package Concierge explains more.

DOT announces 10 drone projects that will be part of UAS trials

On Wednesday, Secretary, Elaine L. Chao of the Department of Transportation announced the 10 applications that have been selected to start as part of the UAS Integration Pilot Program, that was introduced by President Trump late last year.

Self-driving robotic delivery vehicles tested

The automation of retail is extending out in many directions, from self-service to drones. Another area being developed is with self-driving delivery vehicles. A new startup has unveiled a robotic solution.

Amazon launches 'The Hub,' a parcel locker for apartment blocks

Amazon has announced a new parcel delivery option that helps residents to receive large packages without waiting in all day. 'The Hub' is a modularised version of Amazon Lockers that's designed for residential spaces.

Amazon video shows off new helicopter/plane delivery drone

Two years after it initially announced its intention to begin a drone delivery service, Amazon today showed off its new prototype drone in a YouTube video.

Amazon Flex launched — Have you heard?

Amazon Flex has started in Seattle; need to earn some cash on your own schedule? The rumors of a crowd sourced package delivery and just what Amazon Flex might be are finally confirmed with the launch.

Microsoft's Windows 10 download puts pressure on the Internet

The Internet is being put under immense pressure today from the millions of people who are upgrading to Windows 10. Microsoft is currently seeing 16 installs per second and has exclusively reserved 40Tbps bandwidth from all the major delivery networks.

Amazon brings one-hour delivery option to London

Amazon has brought its one-hour delivery service to central London, marking the first time that the option has been available in the UK. Over 10,000 products can be delivered directly to your door less than 60 minutes after you click the order button.

Amazon is testing delivery drones at a secret Canada site

Amazon is reported to be testing and developing its new drone delivery service at a secret site in Canada amid growing frustration with the U.S. government's prohibitive attitude towards the technology.

Windows 10 will be a free upgrade even to software pirates

Microsoft has announced that users currently running pirated versions of Windows will be able to upgrade them for free to Windows 10 when it launches later this year in what could be a historic moment in the lengthy battle against software pirates.

Police officer delivers pizza after arresting delivery driver

The Illinois Oswego Police Department has recounted details of an event earlier this week where an officer who had arrested a pizza delivery driver proceeded to complete the delivery to the customer.

Coffee delivery to Germany included a sack of cocaine

Berlin - On Thursday, police said a coffee roasting company in Berlin received their shipment of beans from Brazil, but this time around a sack of cocaine was included.

Free pizza Facebook offer reveals ID theft ring

Brooklyn - Identity thieves armed with stolen credit numbers in Brooklyn, N.Y. were undone by their own generosity towards their neighbors.

Uber tests new delivery service in D.C.

Washington, D. C. - The popular car service company is test-driving a new product delivery service in the nation's capital. However, the test area leaves out African American and Hispanic neighborhoods.

Bongo International on how businesses can access international shipping Commissioned

In recent years, soaring shipping costs have increasingly affected online retailers. No one is immune. Amazon, for example, saw its shipping costs increase to nearly $1 billion in the first quarter of 2014 - a 28 percent increase over the previous year.

YouTube video of runaway FedEx delivery van goes viral

A video of a runaway FedEx delivery van has hit YouTube and gone viral, claiming over 344,000 views and 1400 likes in under a day.

With cars, drivers, Google revs up home delivery

When Google started testing a free same-day shopping delivery service in San Francisco last year, industry observers were surprised by the company's foray into a notoriously tricky and decidedl...

With cars, drivers, Google revs up home delivery

When Google started testing a free same-day shopping delivery service in San Francisco last year, industry observers were surprised by the company's foray into a notoriously tricky and decidedl...

Canada phasing out door-to-door mail delivery to urban centres

Canada Post will stop offering door-to-door delivery of regular mail to urban residents over the next five years, it's been announced. One-third of Canadians receive mail at their door but will soon have to get their mail via community mailboxes.

Amazon unveils automated drones to deliver products

Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO and founder, tells 60 Minutes that automated unmanned drones could be the future of product delivery for the company. In order to trim delivery costs and help keep the planet "green," drone delivery may be the way of the future.

New same-day delivery service released by eBay

Just when you thought online shopping offers it all, a new service is bound to provide the best form of customer satisfaction: same-day delivery.

First delivery of U.S. equipment arrives in Syria: Sources

A report issued by Fars News reveals the first U.S. delivery of cargo to Syria, which includes tens of retired military officials as well as other military equipment.

Domino's Pizza introduces donut shaped pizzas

If pizza isn't good enough for you, hopefully Domino's Pizza's solution will accommodate your needs by putting together all the classic fast food restaurant menu items.

Op-Ed: Emergency birth changes seven lives in Imbler, Oregon

Imbler - The birth of a baby can change the life of a parent forever, but in Imbler, Oregon, the birth of a baby not only changed the life of his parents, but the lives of five other people as well.
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