Category «Business»

UPS plans for private home drone delivery by 2021

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UPS expects to expand private home drone delivery by 2021. UPS vice president Bala Ganesh said to Yahoo Finance UPS is working with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on what’s called an integration pilot program or IPP. Three key guidelines are coming together that will pave the way to …

HelloFresh: leaner and centralized last-mile delivery management

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At a conference in Brussels, Thomas Stroo, the head of logistics at delivery startup HelloFresh, highlighted the company’s success in creating a lean and centralized supply chain that can be micro-controlled from the farmer to the consumer’s kitchen. HelloFresh delivers over 80 million meals each month. In the Benelux region, HelloFresh runs 600 refrigerated delivery vans.

Blackstone makes €8 bln bet on European urban warehousing

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Blackstone has acquired an € 8 bln portfolio of warehouses and dark kitchens in Europe. The world’s biggest real estate investor bets that e-commerce and delivery services will play an increasingly big role in Europe. The private equity group created a separate company, Mileway, to hold the properties in a move seen as a precursor to …

PostRobots: future city logistics

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A parcel robot is a new option for the delivery of millions of packages. That eternal parcel delivery terror with vans that cause inconvenience? Your bell that sounds again when your neighbor is not at home, but a package with a pair of new shoes is delivered? That will no longer be necessary if a …