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Honor Foods expands its food service distribution network

Honor Foods expands its food service distribution network

Honor Foods expands its foodservice redistribution capability through Burris Logistics’ purchase of the R.W. Zant. Honor Foods announced the expansion of its food service distribution network in the western United States through acquisition. The company’s parent, Burris Logistics, acquired Los Angeles-based R.W. Zant, which specializes in the storage and distribution…

Wingcopter receives new funding and plans expansion

Wingcopter receives new funding and plans expansion

Wingcopter, a Weiterstadt, Germany-based delivery drone manufacturer and service provider, raised $42m in Series A extension funding. The drone delivery company known for transporting medical supplies like blood and vaccines is hungry for a new direction. The round, tripling the company’s total equity raise to more than $60m to date,…

Descartes Systems Acquires XPS Technologies

Descartes Systems Acquires XPS Technologies

Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that it has acquired XPS Technologies, a leading provider of e-commerce multi-carrier parcel shipping solutions. XPS provides its cloud-based multi-carrier parcel shipping solutions directly to small, medium  and large sized e-commerce shippers. The XPS platform helps customers…

Supply chain upgrades are coming to Dollar Tree

Supply chain upgrades are coming to Dollar Tree

Supply chain has been a headache for Dollar Tree over the past year. Freight costs, shipment delays, and constraints on its pricing (due to its $1 promise, which the company is backing away from with new pricing and assortment initiatives) have made for a combined hit to the retailer’s profits….

Walmart is expanding drone deliveries in 6 states

Walmart is expanding drone deliveries in 6 states

Walmart customers in six states will soon be able to have their orders delivered by drone in less than 30 minutes. Through an expansion with operator DroneUp, the big-box retailer said it will be able to reach 4 million households in parts of Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Texas, Utah and Virginia….

Amazon Relay rewards carriers with program

Amazon Relay rewards carriers with program

Amazon Relay has a program designed to celebrate and reward the hardworking carriers who participate in the middle mile freight network. Carriers are the backbone of Amazon’s transportation network, so the Amazon Relay Rewards program was created to recognize and benefit them! Those who enroll can earn access to exclusive…