December 7, 2023

Cayman: RCIPS advise of phishing email & SMS campaign claiming to be from UPS

From RCIPS RCIPS Cyber Crime Unit has become aware of a phishing email and SMS campaign circulating the Cayman Islands purporting to be from UPS.  The email and SMS appear legitimate, seeking clarification of shipping address details, and featuring a link that opens to a web portal made to look like UPS.  If you receive an email […]

Cayman: Customs & Border Control advises Sister Islands of new online process for courier services

Friday, 19 August 2022….Customs and Border Control Service (CBC) wishes to advise customers in the Sister Islands (Cayman Brac and Little Cayman) that they are implementing a new phased process for all courier import and export services. This new process will be introduced in a THREE (3) PHASED approach: PHASE 1: DHL PHASE 2: FedEx PHASE 3:Sprint […]

FedEx vs UPS: Which Is Best?

From Online Shipping Calculator It’s the age old courier question: FedEx vs UPS – which is best?  Compared to the governmental program of USPS, these two might almost seem interchangeable.  They both offer privatized, quality service and they will undoubtedly get the job done.  That being said, humans are creatures of habit, and it’s worth […]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 […]