Shipping

Amazon Launches Same-Day Delivery In Toronto And Vancouver

Amazon is bringing its same-day delivery service to Toronto and Vancouver, giving Canadians a taste of a service that has been available to their counterparts south of the border for a while now. The

ShipHawk Raises $5 Million To Provide Large-Item Shipping With No Sticker Shock

ShipHawk wants to take the pain out of shipping those items, with a platform that allows users to get shipping quotes from multiple providers and pick the one that makes the most sense for them. The c

Shyp Launches In New York City, And Miami Is Next

On-demand shipping startup Shyp is now officially expanding beyond San Francisco, launching its service in New York City after just a few weeks in private beta.

YC-Backed ShipBob Helps Small Business Owners Avoid Post Office Purgatory

Unless you are a philatelist or have a strong tolerance for boredom, standing in post office lines is a pain. This is especially true if you have to do it over and over and over again for your job. <a

Rolls-Royce’s Drone Shipbots Will Rule Tomorrow’s Oceans, Shipping Containers

If you're rooting for the drone team, then chalk up another win: Rolls-Royce is working on unmanned cargo ships that would roam the Earth's oceans packed with crates of goods, controlled by captains s

Cloud Printing & Shipping Service Lob Raises $2.4 Million Seed Round

This summer, the Y Combinator-backed startup <a target="_blank" href="http://lob.com/">Lob</a> <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/07/25/y-combinator-backed-lob-debuts-a-cloud-printing-shippin

Google’s BufferBox Expands Its Shipping Kiosk Service For Parcel Pickups To San Francisco

Last year, Google acquired Waterloo-based startup BufferBox, which provides shipping locker service to make it easy to get things delivered reliably even when you're not sure where you'll be when they

Y Combinator-Backed Lob Debuts A Cloud Printing & Shipping Service For Developers

Want to build your own Postagram? You could with <a target="_blank" href="http://lob.com/">Lob</a>, a new developer API for integrating printing and shipping services into applications that's officia

EasyPost, A “Stripe For Shipping,” Raises $850K Seed Round, Sees Transactions Doubling Every Month

With more commerce moving online every day, the shipping industry is in need of innovation. And one of the bigger pain points developers face when trying to integrate postage and shipping into their a

Postmaster Raises $600K Seed Round To Expand Its Smart Shipping API, Partners With Lone Star Overnight

Postmaster, an Austin-based startup that aims to simplify shipping and parcel tracking through an easy to use REST API, launched earlier this year and today, the company announced that it has raised a

ShipHawk Aims To Be The Only Retail Shipping Solution You Ever Need

TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2013 Startup Alley audience choice for day two is ShipHawk, a Santa Barbara-based shipping startup that launched this week at the conference. ShipHawk, co-founded by Jeremy Boden

Google’s Bufferbox Move To The Bay Area Didn’t Surprise Swapbox, Which Remains Focused On Scaling

Who knew that package delivery would become a hot space, especially when it involves installation of physical lockers? Last week, we uncovered that Google’s recent acquisition, Bufferbox, was pl

After Being Acquired By Google, Shipping Service Bufferbox Is Preparing A Bay Area Launch

Bufferbox, the Y Combinator company based in Canada that aimed to fix all of the issues that we have with receiving packages, has started to tease out a San Francisco Bay Area launch. Google acquired

Walmart Follows Amazon’s Lead, Starts Testing Locker Delivery In Retail Stores

Shipping things to your house is so 2011, so companies like Amazon are setting up physical lockers for you to pick your online orders up from. Today, Walmart has announced that they’re testing a

Postmaster Launches An Easy To Use API To Help Businesses Optimize Their Shipments

Postmaster, a TechStars Cloud company based in Austin, Texas, just launched a new API in beta that will allow businesses to optimize their small parcel shipments. You’d think that shipping is pr

Y Combinator Company Swapbox Launches And Aims To Pick Up Where Bufferbox Left Off

You know the drill, you order something from your favorite site and you can’t wait to get the package. Like a blogger normal person, you go to work and hope that the package is there when you ge

Apple Shoppers Set To Receive LTE iPads By Friday, November 16

Some buyers of Apple's 4th generation iPad with LTE are receiving notices that their shipments will arrive by November 16, otherwise known as this coming Friday. The latest iPad had originally been an

Like Alibaba, But Safer: YC-Backed HD Trade Services Wants To Be The Platform For Goods Traders In China And Beyond

We last caught up with <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/08/17/pics-or-it-didnt-happen-yc-backed-hd-trade-services-lets-small-logistics-providers-track-shipments-like-the-big-boys/">HD Trade S

Pre-Order Customers Report 5th Generation iPod Touch Now Preparing To Ship

The new iPod touch, with its 4-inch Retina Display and new multi-colored aluminum backs is reportedly preparing to ship out, reports claim. First, MacRumors reports that pre-order customers are seeing

Amazon Pushes Prime, Says More Items Sent Via Two-Day Than Super Saver, Now Offering 15M Items

Amazon's digital delivery of content is ever-expanding, but it's also ramping up how quickly it is getting physical items to its customers at premium prices, and looping customers into longer subscrip
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