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State of the Fleet Industry: State of Last-Mile Delivery Fleets

Today's video looks at strong demand for walk-in cargo vehicles, resulting in longer vehicle lead times; increased contracting for delivery service providers; sustainability as a competitive advantage in last-mile delivery; and how the pandemic accelerated growth in e-commerce.

Merchants Fleet Expands Logistics Fleet Team

Merchants Fleet is expanding its fleet team offering services to logistics and delivery companies in response to a rise in ecommerce business, and a national increased demand for delivery vehicles, as well as the associated services required to manage and maintain them. 

COVID-19 Strains Last-Mile Delivery Logistics

The latest news from Amazon that it is pausing a test of a service that would compete with UPS and FedEx reflects the strain that the COVID-19 pandemic is placing on last-mile delivery logistics.

Tech Startups Match Retailers, Final-Mile Drivers

As the demand for local delivery has spiked due to stay-at-home orders and social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, logistics-tech companies are stepping up to help small businesses roll out delivery options quickly.

Daimler Using Technology for Faster Repairs

Daimler Trucks North America launched a new e-commerce platform, is using technology to help dealers make repairs faster – including simplifying the warranty process – and is on the cusp of adding predictive diagnostics to its uptime tools.