To uphold its lifetime commitment of rendering quality delivery services to its clients, UPS buys Boeing 747-8 jumbo jets.
Ele.me secured a $1.25 billion investment from Alibaba and its finance business unit Ant Financial. China’s O2O business market are now booming as most Chinese consumers are using smartphones to do their daily activities.
Global food delivery service Deliveroo is expanding further in Australia and will soon launch in Brisbane as its third city the country. The expansion came after experiencing a sustained growth in its first two cities since it launched in Australia on November last year.
Amazon is pushing the U.S. officials to authorize their moves in efforts to be a new player in the logistics and delivery industry. In recent months, the company has been making moves to achieve the ambition, including building its drones fleet and leasing Boeing planes.
FedEx said in a statement that “a new entity competing” with the company will have to spend tens of billions of dollars to replicate its current extensive network. The statement, referring to Amazon’s new plan to get into the logistic business, also assured that FedEx’s relationship with Amazon remain strong.
Offering raw but pre-packed and pre-measured food ingredients and step-by-step recipes, meal-kit deliveries are getting more popular in the U.S. The country has seen an increase both in demands and the companies who offer such services.
Los Angeles is the first city in the U.S. to enjoy Uber’s new service, UberEats. Uber launched the new feature as a standalone app whereas a special, food-handling-certified driver will handle food orders and delivery from hundreds of restaurants across the city.
For its Amazon prime members, Amazon had entered into an agreement with the US Postal Service into providing deliveries to customers on both Saturdays and Sundays.
Only the issues of sovereign guarantees by Pakistan for the purchases of gas from India hinder the finalization of the agreement between the two countries.