The world’s largest convenience store chain teamed up with independent drone delivery service Flirtey and the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems to conduct the first fully autonomous aircraft delivery to a U.S. customer.
The parcel carrier has partnered with automobile manufacturer Smart to conduct a market test in Stuttgart, Germany this fall on a service that will deliver packages directly to the trunk of a customer’s Smart car.
Schenker AG names new CFO, while TIACA appoints European Shippers' Council chairman to its board.
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American Shipper recently visited the global headquarters of C.H. Robinson’s managed transportation services subsidiary in Chicago to get a first hand look at the company's transportation control tower, which shows how a managed TMS works in practice.
Meanwhile, just this Friday, the Shanghai Shipping Exchange said its Shanghai Containerized Freight Index declined 6.2 percent from last Friday’s reading of 670.29 to a reading of 628.59.
William E. (Bill) Woodhour became president of Maersk Line, Ltd. (MLL) July 1 and will eventually become chief executive officer of the company, taking over from Russ Bruner, who has been president and CEO of MLL since 2014.