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Waymo and TuSimple autonomous trucking leaders on the difficulty of building a highway-safe AI

October 8, 2020 0

[embedded content] TuSimple and Waymo are in the lead in the emerging sector of autonomous trucking; TuSimple founder Xiaodi Hou and Waymo trucking head Boris

This Labor Day, spare a thought for the workers who made your doorstep delivery possible

September 7, 2020 0

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India’s logistics SaaS startup FarEye bags $13 million

August 21, 2020 0

More than 150 e-commerce and delivery companies globally use an Indian logistics startup’s service to work out the optimum way to ship items to their

cargo.one gets $18.6M to take its air freight booking platform over the pond

July 27, 2020 0

Berlin-based cargo.one, which runs a marketplace for booking air freight, has closed an $18.6 million Series A round of funding led by Index Ventures. Next47

Gojek appoints Amazon, Microsoft veteran as its new chief technology officer

July 21, 2020 0

Indonesia-based ride-hailing company and “super app” Gojek said today that it has named a new chief technology officer. Severan Rault, who previously held leadership positions

FedEx is utilizing robotic arms to sort packages at a Memphis facility

July 19, 2020 0

FedEx has flirted with robotic technologies before, most notably in the case of Roxo. The delivery robot made its debut in New York City last

Indian startups diversify their businesses to offset COVID-19 induced losses

June 29, 2020 0

E-commerce giant Flipkart is planning to launch a hyperlocal service that would enable customers to buy items from local stores and have those delivered to

Geek+, the Amazon Kiva of China, lands $200 million Series C

June 18, 2020 0

Geek+, a Beijing-based startup that makes warehouse fulfillment robots similar to those of Amazon’s Kiva, said Thursday that it has closed over $200 million in

Uber could lose its Grubhub deal to Just Eat or Delivery Hero

June 6, 2020 0

According to CNBC there are two suitors rivaling Uber for purchase of U.S. food delivery company Grubhub: Just Eat Takeaway (the union of Just Eat

USPS reportedly reassessing last-mile delivery deals with companies like Amazon

May 14, 2020 0

In a time when package deliveries are more essential than ever, the future of the United States Postal Service is very much in limbo. The

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