Encouraged by tax-relief programs and other policies from last year, logistics firms including SF Express and state-owned Sinotrans are grabbing a piece of the cross-border e-commerce market which the government estimates to be worth $1 trillion by 2016.
Harvest Automation created robots that help automate and mechanize labor in nurseries and greenhouses, navigate autonomously, and help farmers move goods and gather information within existing and some unstructured environments.
Survey results found that only 4 percent of retail organizations have a fully executed omnichannel strategy, indicating that the retail industry (like the food and beverage industry) is at a turning point.
The two companies GrubHub has acquired, DiningIn and Restaurants on the Run, will allow it to deliver from 3,000 restaurants across the US, with operations already up and running in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles and Houston.
Amazon still ended 2014 with its first annual loss in at least 12 years. Executives said the spending would continue, with plans to keep building data centers for the cloud-computing division and fulfillment centers for faster delivery of goods.
This month, the Federal Aviation Administration issued the first permit for agricultural use of unmanned aerial vehicles, allowing Idaho-based ADAVSO to use a lightweight, fixed-wing drone to survey fields of crops.
DMA will work with iTrade to receive GDSN data from suppliers of its multi-unit operator customers, including detailed item and supplier identification and description data, and synchronize this foundational master data with the DMA item catalog.
The acquisition ensures the continued investment in and development of the combined portfolio of home delivery products, which is key to the group’s future growth in the expanding home delivery sector.
The company offers iOS and Android apps that allow customers to move items across a city using its network of ‘regular’ drivers. Its business model is basically akin to an ‘Uber for logistics’ since anyone with a valid license and car can be a...
Survey results found that only four percent of retail organizations have a fully executed omnichannel strategy, indicating that the retail industry (like the food and beverage industry) is at a turning point.
Expanded commercial exports from the U.S. of certain goods and services will be authorized, including building materials for private residential construction, goods for use by private sector Cuban entrepreneurs, and agricultural equipment for farmers.
Foodservice providers, restaurants, and grocers are among those tasked with responding quickly to shifts in consumer demands, while simultaneously staying on top of their own business demands and those of their suppliers.