Stories tagged: delivery
Sun., July 7, 2019, 5 a.m.
The customer call that came one day last December was different than any other. A longtime resident wanted daily delivery of The Spokesman-Review. At the International Space Station.
Wed., June 26, 2019, 8:46 a.m.
Tesla is close to setting a quarterly record for deliveries, but the company is having trouble shipping vehicles to the right places as the second quarter comes to a close, …
UPDATED: Wed., June 12, 2019, 5:15 p.m.
Uber is testing restaurant food deliveries by drone.
UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019, 5:41 p.m.
Amazon said Wednesday it plans to use self-driving drones to deliver packages to shoppers’ home in the coming months.
Mon., June 3, 2019, 12:35 p.m.
Amazon, which has been working to deliver orders faster, says that more than 10 million items now qualify for next-day delivery.
UPDATED: Thu., May 30, 2019, 7:04 p.m.
FedEx plans to deliver packages seven days a week starting next January as it tries to keep up with the continuing boom in online shopping.
UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019, 4:41 p.m.
Walmart is rolling out free next-day delivery on its most popular items, increasing the stakes in the retail shipping wars with Amazon.
UPDATED: Mon., May 13, 2019, 6:54 p.m.
Amazon, which is racing to deliver packages faster, is turning to its own employees with a proposition: Quit your job and we’ll help you start a business delivering Amazon packages.
UPDATED: Fri., April 26, 2019, 7:35 p.m.
Amazon, which hooked shoppers on getting just about anything shipped in two days, said this week that it will soon promise one-day delivery for its U.S. Prime members on most …
Thu., April 4, 2019, 4:10 p.m.
CVS Health is expanding same-day prescription deliveries nationwide in the latest push by drugstores to keep customers who don’t want to wait and are doing more shopping online.
Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Starbucks expanding drinks-delivery service to San Francisco, adding other cities in the coming weeks.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 7:31 p.m.
At first glance, the black-and-white Robomart vehicle, with its minimalist design and rounded body, looks like a vision of the future. But if you ignore the lack of a steering …
Fri., Dec. 21, 2018, 4:54 p.m.
The company said Friday it will lease 10 Boeing 767s planes, bringing its total fleet to 50 with the goal of getting orders to people faster and more reliably.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 8:49 p.m.
Starbucks is expanding delivery to more stores in the U.S. and China as it tries to accelerate growth in those two markets.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018, 5:08 p.m.
The day may not be far off when drones will carry medicine to people in rural or remote areas, but the marketing hype around instant delivery of consumer goods looks …
Wed., Nov. 21, 2018
For the second time in a month, a messenger delivered bad news to the home of Mr. and Mrs. M. Altman of Spokane.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 7:10 p.m.
Ford and Walmart are teaming up to test a self-driving grocery delivery service.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 2:21 p.m.
Walmart says it will work with third-party sellers to make millions of items available for free two-day shipping on orders over $35.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 9, 2018, 1:51 p.m.
Donna Correll said Monday afternoon that bullets had entered the front windshield and passenger window while she and her husband were delivering papers at about 3:25 a.m., and a third …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 2:55 p.m.
Starbucks Corp. is giving delivery another chance in the U.S. After an attempt to test the service with Postmates years ago, the coffee company is now teaming up with UberEats …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 6:34 p.m.
Watch out for the 7-foot box on the doorstep. Amazon plans to sell and ship fresh, full-size Christmas trees this year.
Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 11:39 a.m.
Amazon has ordered 20,000 vans for its new delivery program in which contractors around the country can launch businesses that deliver packages for the online retailer.
Sun., July 1, 2018, 8:58 a.m.
Amazon wants you to deliver its packages for them.
Thu., June 28, 2018, 2:11 p.m.
With its new program rolling out Thursday, contractors around the country can launch businesses that deliver Amazon packages. The move gives Amazon more ways to ship its packages to shoppers …
Thu., June 28, 2018
Dozens of customers from around the country have complained that Zaycon, a Spokane Valley meat delivery company, took its orders and money in the months leading up to its unexpected …
UPDATED: Tue., April 24, 2018, 7:22 p.m.
Amazon’s latest perk … free delivery to your car.
UPDATED: Mon., April 16, 2018, 6:45 p.m.
Domino’s, which has been bringing pizzas to doorsteps for more than half a century, will now deliver to the great outdoors.
UPDATED: Thu., March 22, 2018, 9:46 p.m.
Amazon.com has been granted a new patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a delivery drone that can respond to human gestures.
Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 8:21 a.m.
Amazon’s next move may be to shake up the shipping industry.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 8, 2018, 1:41 p.m.
The online retail giant plans to roll out two-hour delivery at the organic grocer this year to those who pay for Amazon’s $99-a-year Prime membership. Amazon.com Inc. said deliveries started …