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Self-driving trucks begin mail delivery test for U.S. Postal Service

The U.S. Postal Service on Tuesday started a two-week test transporting mail across three Southwestern states using self-driving trucks, a step forward in the effort to commercialize autonomous vehicle technology for hauling freight......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 21st, 2019

Self-driving trucks begin mail delivery test for U.S. Postal Service

The U.S. Postal Service on Tuesday started a two-week test transporting mail across three Southwestern states using self-driving trucks, a step forward in the effort to commercialize autonomous vehicle technology for hauling freight......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 21st, 2019

USPS tests self-driving trucks for mail delivery

The U.S. Postal Service started an autonomous mail delivery service test Tuesday with self-driving startup TuSimple......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 22nd, 2019

Postal Service to test autonomous semi trucks for hauling mail across state lines

The U.S. Postal Service this month will experiment with self-driving semi-trucks transporting mail between distribution centers in Phoenix a.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 21st, 2019

USPS Starts Testing Self-Driving Trucks For Long Hauls

The US Postal Service (USPS) has awarded TuSimple, a global self-driving truck company, a contract to haul mail across the country with self-driving trucks, a move that could save the money-losing government a.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 22nd, 2019

For the first time ever U.S. mail will be carried by self-driving trucks

The U.S. Postal Service looks to add self-driving trucks to their fleet......»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 22nd, 2019

FedEx aims to boost service, profit more from online shopping

FedEx Corp said on Thursday it will begin offering Sunday residential delivery and handoff fewer e-commerce packages to the U.S. Postal Service, as it works to bolster service and wring more profits out of the online shopping boom......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 30th, 2019

Postal Service reports more losses as mail delivery slumps

The U.S. Postal Service is reporting another quarterly loss. That's because strong gains in package deliveries were outweighed by an unrelenting decline in mail volume and the costs of its health care and pension obligations......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 11th, 2018

UPS to deploy an electric delivery truck later this year

United Parcel Service Inc. said Tuesday that, in collaboration with Thor Trucks Inc., it will develop and test a fully-electric medium-duty.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 31st, 2018

UPS to test Thor Trucks Inc."s new electric vehicle

UPS will collaborate with Thor Trucks Inc. to develop and test a fully electric delivery truck in Los Angeles. The truck is expected to be ready for deployment later this year. The Thor electric delivery truck will have a driving range of about 10.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 31st, 2018

UPS and Thor collaborate to test electric delivery trucks

United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE: UPS) today announced a collaboration with read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 1st, 2018

Walmart, Ford partner to test grocery delivery with self-driving cars

Walmart Inc. said Wednesday it was partnering with Ford Motor Co. to test a grocery delivery service using self-driving vehicles. The pilot program is taking place in Miami-Dade County in Florida. Walmart said Postmates, .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 14th, 2018

Why Ford Teamed Up With Walmart to Test Self-Driving Deliveries

Ford Motor Company NYSE F and urban delivery start up Postmates are teaming up with Walmart NYSE WMT to test a delivery service for Walmart customers using prototype self driving Ford vehicles Ford announced on Wednesday Ford has been testing autonomous.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaqNov 14th, 2018

UPS and FedEx plunge on more fears about Amazon Air

Forget about drones and armies of people driving Amazon trucks. One big Wall Street firm thinks Amazon's plan to build up its air freight delivery service may be what really winds up hurting UPS and FedEx......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 4th, 2018

Weather forces Postal Service to suspend some mail delivery

USPS said its employees will also not be collecting mail or packages in parts of at least 10 states Wednesday due to extremely cold weather......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 30th, 2019

Walgreens to test on-demand drone delivery service with Wing

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewall19 hr. 18 min. ago

American Airlines Settles $22.1 Million Fine For False Mail Delivery Reports

The U.S. Justice Department said American Airlines (NASDAQ: AAL) has agreed to pay a $22.1 million civil penalty to resolve allegations that it falsely reported the times it transferred U.S. mail to foreign postal services. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 21st, 2019

UPS buys stake in TuSimple, testing self-driving trucks in Arizona

UPS said on Thursday it has bought a minority stake in self-driving company TuSimple, and the world's largest package delivery company has been testing the startup's autonomous trucks since May on a busy freight route in Arizona......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 15th, 2019

HEB latest grocer to try out self-driving delivery in Texas

Following in the footsteps of The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), H-E-B LP plans to launch a pilot program this year to test self-driving vehicle delivery in San Antonio. The San Antonio-based grocery retailer will deploy one autonomous van with driverless.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 10th, 2019

Former Trucking Executive Pleads Guilty To Two Counts Of Wire Fraud In USPS Mail Contracts Case

A former executive of a Florida-based trucking company pleaded guilty in federal court on two counts of wire fraud related to mail contracts it had with the U.S. Postal Service on Wednesday, June 12. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 17th, 2019

Walmart plans grocery home-delivery pilot that includes KC

Walmart will test a new service that will have its workers delivering groceries directly to fridges in shoppers’ homes and garages, and Kansas City consumers will be among the guinea pigs. The service, called Walmart InHome, reflects the escalati.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 7th, 2019