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3 predictions for air cargo in 2020

E-Commerce, News, Strategy October 11, 2017 at 10:58 am

Last week, our sister publication Air Cargo World, presented its second annual ELEVATE conference in Miami, providing a deep-dive into how digitalization and innovation are rapidly altering the air freight logistics industry. Trends like the e-commerce revolution, and the subsequent emergence of new players in the logistics space have madeRead More

UPS tests drones that launch from atop its brown vans

UPS tests drones that launch from atop its brown vans

E-Commerce, Express, News, Photos+Videos, Strategy February 24, 2017 at 10:11 am

UPS has repurposed its classic brown delivery vans to serve not only as parcel transporters, but also as roving drone command centers. In recent tests, retrofitted vans dispatch drones loaded with packages from the roof of the vehicle. The drones travel autonomously to their drop-site, and then return to theRead More

Have you registered your drone yet?

Have you registered your drone yet?

Aircraft, News November 25, 2015 at 10:58 am

Get ready to register your drone – even if it weighs less than a pound.  As we head toward the holiday shopping binge in the US known as “Black Friday,” a national database of registered unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) may soon become a reality. This is one of the recommendationsRead More

Drones? Maybe not quite yet.

Drones? Maybe not quite yet.

News, Photos+Videos May 11, 2015 at 9:39 am

With the considerable recent interest expressed in the use of drones by express companies (to say nothing of Amazon and Alibaba), we thought you might be interested in this short YouTube video, which shows that there are still a few problems to be ironed out…