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Same day delivery service....to the trunk of your car?

By Dan Boaz | Apr 24, 2015

We thought our last post about same day delivery via underground pipes seemed rather radical, but a new pilot scheme from Amazon being trialed in Germany may be equally surprising. Amazon are launching a very limited program for Amazon Prime customers where deliveries can be made to the trunk of your car.

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Oregon launches road usage charge for cars and light commercial vehicles

By Dan Boaz | Mar 10, 2015

Across the country, states are struggling to replace missing gas tax revenues due to ever improving vehicle fuel efficiency and the gradual growth in popularity of electric vehicles. Oregon will this summer launch the first tax system based on miles driven to try and cover the shortfall

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Commercial van sales improved 14.3% in 2014

By Tim Merrick | Jan 13, 2015

The growing economy, less expensive gas and a steady rise in the demand for delivered goods and equipment via traditional methods and same day delivery has seen impressive sales for new vehicles in general and also in commercial vehicles. While many of the leading automakers are reporting sales running at rates that are between 10-20% higher than a year ago (and in some cases even above that) we’re also seeing sales of trucks and commercial vans reporting very similar increases.

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Is same day delivery emphasis by retailers matching customer priorities this holiday season?

By Tim Merrick | Dec 7, 2014

Same Day Delivery options remain firmly in the news as just under three weeks remain until Christmas in what promises to be the busiest year yet for online retailers. Some analysts are predicting that for the U.S. this will be the year where online shopping totals exceed traditional bricks and mortar retailing for the first time ever and those who have added same day delivery choices look to secure a piece of that growing trend.

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New same day delivery service launches inside Seattle shopping malls

By Tim Merrick | Oct 30, 2014

The number of companies looking to add same day delivery services to their arsenal continues to expand, much of this driven by a demand for urgent deliveries of purchases but critically also within the business-to-business sector. In an economy that is finding its feet companies and consumers aren't in the business of waiting for deliveries or accepting late ones. Couple this with the fact that a new report shows consumer confidence has reached a seven year high this month suggests the addition of new expedited delivery services could well be a trend that's set to continue.

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