As it builds out its delivery fleet, Amazon is moving toward using a battery-electric delivery vehicle produced by Rivian Automotive, a Plymouth, Mich., manufacturer who earned media plaudits when it showed its first two vehicles at the L.A. Auto Show in November.
The business mileage reimbursement rate for 2019 increased 3.5 cents to 58 cents on Jan. 1 after two years of minimal change, the Internal Revenue Service announced late last year.
The city of Stockholm, Sweden, banned trucks from making deliveries at night to reduce noise levels. But a new pilot program will test quieter hybrid trucks for overnight deliveries to McDonald's restaurants in the area.
Magellan has announced the availability of RouteComplete, designed to make snow removal, waste collection, and street cleaning safer and more efficient for municipal fleets.
FreightWaves, a world freight news and data provider, announced “FreightWaves Radio,” a live, weekly call-in show for navigating the freight markets that will broadcast exclusively on SiriusXM.