In a first, the California DMV approved Nuro to operate its autonomous delivery services in the streets of California. Nuro plans to kickstart its service in two counties with a fleet of Priuses soon.
Amazon Air has launched its first regional hub in Europe at the Leipzig/Halle Airport in Schkeuditz, Germany, spanning 65,600 square feet and serving deliveries with two daily flights.
Amazon's Scout is now undergoing trials in Atlanta, Georgia, and Franklin, Tennessee. During COVID-19, the delivery service has helped the company to supplement its transportation network.
Amidst a demand surge caused by COVID-19, Amazon hired about 175,000 workers in the U.S. Now the firm has announced that nearly 70% of these hires will be offered permanent roles at the company.
Today, Uber announced Direct and Connect, its new delivery services meant to let customers order items from retail stores and send packages to anyone. These are rolling out in a few countries.
The company announced the Work Hub though its website for placement of its out-of-work drivers who have seen colossal losses in income due to lockdowns during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As the retailer sees a surge in orders for home office equipment due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it switches to curbside pickup only. Starting March 22, only workers will be allowed inside stores.
FedEx Corporation announced today that it will not renew its express shipping contract with Amazon. This means that the online shopping platform will no longer offer express shipping via FedEx.
Amazon's grocery delivery service from Whole Foods Market is now available to consumers in Columbus, Dayton, Portland, the Greater Washington D.C., and more areas in New York City.
Alibaba is buying all the remaining outstanding shares of Ele.me as part of the Chinese e-commerce giant's efforts to further deepen its stake in the country's food and local services delivery market.