package delivery

Uber couriers will now drop your package off at the post office

Uber is expanding its peer-to-peer package delivery service, Uber Connect. Now customers who don’t want to schlep a package to the post office can request an Uber courier to do it for them with

Next-day package delivery startup Veho valued at $1B following $125M Series A

Veho's technology matches package delivery demand with qualified driver partners and lets customers know the actual time of delivery and even communicates when the driver is headed their way.

Austin-based Fetch Package secures $60M in equity & debt after tripling ARR in 2020

Fetch Package, a last-mile package delivery company for apartment communities, has raised $50 million in a Series C round of funding and closed on a $10 million venture debt facility. Michael Patton f

If we let the US Postal Service die, we’ll be killing small businesses with it

If we continue to view the USPS as simply a balance sheet and optimize for profitability in a vacuum, we ultimately stand to lose far more than we gain.

Uber adds retail and personal package delivery services as COVID-19 reshapes its business

Uber is introducing two new types of services, the company announced this week, including Uber Direct and Uber Connect. Direct is a delivery platform for retail items, while Connect is a peer-to-peer

FedEx ends ground-delivery contract with Amazon

FedEx is ending a partnership with Amazon to supply the e-commerce company with ground delivery shipping after its current contract ends this month, the company confirmed to Bloomberg. This is the sec

FedEx lures online sellers with two-day air shipping at ground rates after Amazon contract ends

International shipping giant FedEx is showing it’s serious about attracting the ecommerce crowd after a high-profile termination of one of its contracts with Amazon to provide delivery using its

Amazon Prime members can choose a weekly delivery date with launch of ‘Amazon Day’

Amazon this morning launched Amazon Day, a new delivery option for Prime members that will allow them to control when their orders arrive. The option lets shoppers pick a day of the week to take deliv

BoxLock secures your booty against porch pirates

This clever – if expensive – product is called the BoxLock and it is a keyless padlock that lets your package delivery person scan and drop off your packages into a locked box. The system

Amazon isn’t to blame for the Postal Service’s woes, but it will need to innovate to survive

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Amazon should think outside the box

Recent news that Amazon is working on a way to deliver items inside your door, without packaging, is huge. It means that e-commerce might overcome its greatest obstacle: Thinking inside the box.

The Next Delivery Battlefield

With e-commerce booming and the holidays rapidly approaching, retail and tech giants alike are asking Santa for new ways to delight customers and increase sales. In the U.S., nearly half of all holida

Doorman Raises $1.5 Million To Eliminate Missed Package Deliveries

Everyone has, at some time or another, experienced the frustration that comes from missing a delivery – that is, coming home only to find a delivery notice stuck to your door. A company called D