November 26, 2020

FedEx vs UPS vs USPS: The best shipping options for small business

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There are about 11.9 billion packages shipped shipped each year. This number is only expected to rise as e-commerce continues to be a favorite way for consumers to shop. With shipping volumes rising, so are the number of service options available. This leads many individuals and businesses to compare FedEx vs. UPS vs. USPS. Use this guide […]

Cayman: Customers of UPS may experience delays in imported goods

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From Customs & Border Control Cayman Islands The Customs & Border Control Service (CBC) would like to inform customers of UPS who may be experiencing delays with receiving their imported goods that the delays are not caused by CBC. They are the result of a private commercial issue between two local on-island agents that provide […]

Robots and drones will work together to deliver all our goods

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By Kerry Davis From engadget Delivery trucks with robots onboard might be only five to ten years away. The infrastructure to support traditional deliveries has been strained ever since the growth in online orders. What’s more, the projected growth will exceed anything UPS, FedEx and the like can currently support. Because of that, companies like […]

A police department in the UK is launching a 24-hour ‘flying squad’ of drones

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By Eric Lieberman, Daily Caller News Foundation From Business Insider A police department in the UK is planning to launch a 24-hour drone unit, colloquially referred to as the “flying squad,” to help assist law enforcement. Devon and Cornwall (D&C) Police in England are currently seeking a drone manager to lead the new robotic squadron, according to […]

UPS sorry about that driver who peed on house after throwing package

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By Chris Morran From Consumerist It’s nothing new to hear of a UPS, USPS or FedEx driver being caught on camera treating a customer’s package with reckless disregard for its contents. But what you don’t hear too much about are delivery drivers who, after mistreating the parcels with which they’ve been entrusted, decide to use […]

Drug traffickers are making millions shipping Colorado marijuana to other states

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By Sadie Gurman, Associated Press From Business Insider Seeking a safe haven in Colorado’s legal marijuana marketplace, illegal drug traffickers are growing weed among the state’s sanctioned pot warehouses and farms, then covertly shipping it elsewhere and pocketing millions of dollars from the sale, according to law enforcement officials and court records consulted by The Associated […]

Now China’s using drones to deliver packages

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By Chris C Anderson From Business Insider Shenzhen-based Chinese delivery company SF Express is in the early stages of putting drones in the skies that can deliver packages to remote areas according to the South China Morning Post. SF Express has begun testing the drones in Guangdong province’s Dongguan city, and SCMP reports that the […]

[US] Justices return to consider Facebook threats, pregnancy discrimination

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By Tony Mauro, Supreme Court Brief The U.S. Supreme Court returns to the bench December 1 to begin hearing arguments in 12 cases and to hand down some decisions, finally. The court has issued four unsigned per curiam opinions since starting its term Oct. 6, but it usually hands down its first signed decision sometime […]

iNews Briefs

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Temporary measures for British passports held by British nationals in Cayman Islands Statement from the Governor’s Office: Temporary Measures for British Passports Her Majesty’s Passport Office is dealing with the highest demand for passports for 12 years and has issued over three million passports so far in 2014. Since January, HM Passport Office has been […]