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PYMNTS.com | February 10, 2020
The rise of eCommerce is an inexorable one, with real-world ripple effects that extend all the way to feet and wheels on the street — and, by extension, burgeoning payrolls. To that end, hiring within the logistics sector has gained ground, even beyond the holiday season. This has given rise to the structural shift in the job market, as Amazon and other firms strive to meet the growing demands of one-day and even same-day delivery. In terms of headline numbers, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Sta...
UPS | January 30, 2020
UPS and Waymo, a self-driving vehicle company, are launching a parcel transportation pilot, according to an announcement Wednesday. Waymo's autonomous Chrysler Pacifica minivans will pick up packages from UPS stores in the Phoenix metro area and deliver them to nearby UPS sorting facilities in Tempe, Arizona for processing. A Waymo-trained driver will be present in the vehicles at all times. The pilot will assist with "getting packages to our sortation facilities sooner and more frequen...
Handy Shipping Guide | March 29, 2020
The current crisis is causing some unexpected effects as Britain faces up to weeks of lockdown with staff from numerous areas of the workforce left twiddling thumbs and many signing up to the government's proposed volunteer scheme, an astonishing total currently exceeding 700,000 souls willing to help out. Now two groups from entirely different sectors, logistics and online workforce management technology, are working together to alleviate some of the problems. As the government struggles to...
Supply Chain Dive | June 05, 2020
Airfreight volume fell more than 27.7% year over year (YoY) in April, according to the latest numbers from the International Air Transport Association (IATA).Freight capacity fell nearly 42% YoY in April. International belly capacity fell by about 75% YoY as a result of flight cancellations due to the pandemic, according to IATA."The result is damaging global supply chains with longer shipping times and higher cost," IATA’s Director General and CEO Alexandre de Juni...
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