Stories tagged: delivery
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 …
Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 8:21 a.m.
A Massachusetts couple says it was fun at first when they started receiving free mystery packages from Amazon that they hadn’t ordered.
Tue., Dec. 26, 2017, 2:27 p.m.
A proposed truck-to-rail reloading facility – a project aimed at solving the onion industry’s transportation problems in Idaho and Oregon – is expected to be built within three years, officials …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 3:27 p.m.
With Christmas on a Monday, most retailers have one less day to get packages delivered on time. Some are pushing up their deadlines for standard delivery or free shipping. And …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 13, 2017, 7:13 p.m.
Target plans to boost its same-day delivery capability by paying $550 million for Shipt, its latest move to try to catch up with Amazon.
Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 3:18 p.m.
UPS says some package deliveries are being delayed because of an unexpected flood of orders from online shoppers.
Sun., Dec. 3, 2017, 4:16 a.m.
Retailers and United Parcel Service are trying to give customers accustomed to quick deliveries a few incentives to be patient, following the Black Friday-through-Cyber Monday shopping spree.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 8:03 p.m.
National Package Protection Day is Nov. 29, the day many online purchases made on Cyber Monday arrive.
Fri., Nov. 24, 2017
Whether it’s through a company that fulfills grocery delivery like UberEATS does for restaurants, or it’s a grocery chain fulfilling delivery in-house, here are the stores you can rely on …
Fri., Nov. 24, 2017
Restaurant patrons no longer have to cram their cupboards with takeout menus in order to have access to a wealth of food delivery services at their fingertips. Here are some …
Mon., Nov. 20, 2017, 8:01 p.m.
A Seattle-based group of cybersecurity researchers has demonstrated a way to knock Amazon.com’s new security camera offline, a capability that could enable malicious delivery drivers for the online retailer’s new …
Mon., Sept. 11, 2017, 4:46 p.m.
Starting Tuesday, Spokane area residents can have groceries delivered to their front door in about an hour from four grocers and a pet store by delivery service Instacart.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 3:38 p.m.
Software made by San Francisco-based Grand Junction connects retailers with about 700 delivery companies around the country that pick up items from stores or distribution centers and take them to …