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Amazon and FedEx Push to Put Delivery Robots on Your Sidewalk

Amazon hopes its Scout robots will carry packages autonomously the “last mile,” from delivery hubs to homes. PHOTOGRAPH: ROGER KISBY/GETTY IMAGES   The companies are backing bills in more than a dozen states that would legalize the devices. Some bills would block cities from regulating them at all.   IN FEBRUARY, A lobbyist friend urged Erik

U.S Postal Service’s Board of Governors Announces New Postmaster General

The U.S. Postal Service's Board of Governors announced it had chosen North Carolina businessman Louis DeJoy to be the U.S. postmaster general, as the agency grapples with severe financial stress due in part to the coronavirus pandemic. "Louis DeJoy understands the critical public service role of the United States Postal Service,

UPS expands international time-definite and urgent shipment delivery footprint

  Extended its express delivery network to reach five new countries in Africa and the Middle East – Algeria, Namibia, Reunion Island, Nigeria UPS has expanded the delivery footprint of its UPS Worldwide Express, UPS Express Plus and UPS Worldwide Express Freight time-definite and urgent shipment services across 40 countries. The move is intended to support guaranteed time and day-definite delivery for customers’

Ethiopian diverts Enugu flights to Port Harcourt

Following the closure of Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, Ethiopian Airlines says it plans to begin flight operations from Port Harcourt International airport. The airline’s Chief Operating Officer, Mesfin Tasew, who made this known on Thursday, said the service from Port Harcourt would begin on September 3. Tasew said Ethiopian Airlines remained

To Beat Uber And Lyft, This Startup Vows To Give Its Drivers The Full Fare

Nomad Rides cofounders Michael McHugh (left) and Daniel Jones (right) launched the ride-hailing platform at Indiana University Bloomington.   Uber and Lyft have handily deflected any competition so far. Together, the two ride-hailing giants capture more than 98% of market spending, according to analytics company Second Measure. Commissions for each ride comprise a significant

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