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Though the layoffs would impact less than 1 percent of Lowe's total workforce, reports say the company is altering the roles and responsibilities of other...
The Seattle Times reported that the e-retailer deployed about 45,000 robots in its distribution centers during the 2016 holiday season. That's up from...
Staples hopes that its new software systems will allow business customers to order supplies with the touch of a button — then automatically identify...
A stronger U.S. dollar helped curb growth in the nation's manufacturing sector in recent years, and analysts suggested that a recent spike in its value...
The U.S. saw a slight increase in workplace fatalities last year, but the numbers improved in the wholesale sector according to a recent report from the U.S....
Amazon reportedly hopes to launch an app next summer that aims to eliminate the market for brokers who currently match shippers with drivers.
The trucking sector struggled with weak demand and excess capacity in recent months, but The Wall Street Journal reports that orders for large trucks increased...
Companies in the sprawling Los Angeles metro area are building new warehouses to accommodate growing demand from e-commerce. But advances in automation and...
The new leader of UPS's technology initiatives said recently that the company could eventually complement its current delivery operations with autonomous...
Emphasizing anti-counterfeiting as a top priority for 2017, Amazon teams will reportedly encourage more brands to register with Amazon, which will enable the e...
Bloomberg reports that Amazon's Seller Fulfilled Prime program is an easy way for Amazon to add warehouse and delivery operations as it struggles to keep...
A recent analysis found that fraud-related costs equated to nearly 9 percent of e-commerce revenue — and rising.
Citing a need to build up instead of out due to diminishing available warehouse space, Prologis will begin construction on a three-story, 580,000-square foot...
Analysts told the Wall Street Journal that although the increase could quell fears of an economic slowdown, the country's weak growth pattern should...
Trucking companies hope that a pair of forthcoming reports will provide a jolt of good news for their ailing industry heading into 2017.
A USA Today review of Amazon's financials from the U.S. Commerce Department found that items sold by the company comprised about 15 percent of overall e-...
Shareholders of Milwaukee mining equipment manufacturer Joy Global this week approved the proposed acquisition of the company by Japanese equipment giant...
The parcel delivery giant said that the trucks, produced by Workhorse Group, will provide about four times the fuel economy of a conventional gasoline truck.
Warehousing and storage companies continued to make hiring gains ahead of the holiday push, while transporation jobs and truck orders continued their downward...
Amazon.com said last year that its delivery drones would be ready to be deployed as soon as federal regulators allow them. A report in The Wall Street Journal...
Amazon.com already aspires to quickly bring millions of everyday items right to customers' doorsteps, but the company is also apparently interested a...
Slow demand for metal-cutting equipment in recent years led to sharply reduced prices at this month's machining industry trade show.
A New England grocery billionaire believes that his side business could upend the warehouse and distribution industry within five years.
Multiple reports last week indicated that Prentis Wilson, the chief of Amazon Business, identified Grainger and office supply giant Staples as his division...
Linde AG and Praxair announced Monday that preliminary discussions about a merger between the industrial gas giants have been terminated.
The growth of e-commerce may be revolutionizing how retailers are organizing their supply chains, but the shipping industry evidently has yet to catch up.
Amazon.com recently began a concerted effort to crack down on the sale of counterfeit goods by its third-party sellers, but some merchants are worried that the...
The Wall Street Journal reports that draft legislation by Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., would attempt to finally address how states could collect sales tax on...
Janet Yellen was reportedly largely optimistic about the U.S. economy, but did not indicate when the Fed would seek to hike rates for just the second time...
As China looks to prevent the spread of the Zika virus to its shores, U.S. shipping companies could be forced to pay millions more to send exports across the...
The analysis by market research firm eMarketer projected that e-commerce sales would increase at a rate of 23.7 percent this year and would continue "...
The rules, which apply to model years 2021 through 2027, would reportedly require efficiency improvements from 2.5 percent for large pickups and vans to 25...
The dockworkers union's current contract — agreed to in early 2015 and not set to expire until 2019 — was signed months after the previous deal lapsed in...
Amazon on Friday unveiled its first branded cargo plane — a Boeing 767-300 named Amazon One — will will make its inaugural flight at the Boeing Seafair Air...
The company's plans to automate sorting and distribution, announced in 2014, include 30 "tier one" hubs — 27 for airborne cargo and three for...
A research firm found that 120 companies ceased operations during Q2 2016, compared to 70 that failed a year earlier.
The New York Times reports that Amazon is gradually dropping list prices entirely as it tweaks how it appeals to customers.
Amazon has reportedly said that the company's robots led to a 20 percent savings in the e-commerce giant's 2015 operating expenses across 13...