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Ford and Postmates are trialing on-demand delivery (F)

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 13th, 2018

Delivery service Postmates files for IPO with $1.85 billion valuation

On-demand delivery service pioneer Postmates has filed to go public, kicking off a stream of such offerings in what's expected to be a blockbuster IPO year. The San Francisco-based company has confidentially submitted its IPO filing to the U.S. S.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 7th, 2019

Postmates’ Autonomous Delivery Bot Wants to Be Part of the Community

The cutesy autonomous delivery robot, called Serve, is designed to put the pedestrian first. Postmates, the $1.2 billion on-demand courier service that helps shift .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 28th, 2019

Term Sheet — Friday, January 11

On deals and dealmakers. BIG MONEYAnother day, another mega-round. On-demand delivery startup Postmates raised $100 million in venture fundi.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 11th, 2019

Why Ford Teamed Up With Walmart to Test Self-Driving Deliveries

Ford Motor Company NYSE F and urban delivery start up Postmates are teaming up with Walmart NYSE WMT to test a delivery service for Walmart customers using prototype self driving Ford vehicles Ford announced on Wednesday Ford has been testing autonomous.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaqNov 14th, 2018

Walmart, Ford partner to test grocery delivery with self-driving cars

Walmart Inc. said Wednesday it was partnering with Ford Motor Co. to test a grocery delivery service using self-driving vehicles. The pilot program is taking place in Miami-Dade County in Florida. Walmart said Postmates, .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 14th, 2018

Ford, Walmart to collaborate on designing automated-vehicle delivery

Ford Motor Co , Walmart Inc and delivery service Postmates Inc will collaborate to design a service for delivering groceries and other goods to Walmart customers that could someday use autonomous vehicles, the companies said on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 14th, 2018

Solid August Sales Validate Ford"s SUV Strategy

Cars are steadily becoming a smaller part of Ford's delivery mix, while demand for crossovers, SUVs, and trucks continues to rise......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 5th, 2018

Ford Is Working on a Self-Driving Delivery Service with Postmates

The automaker plans to get self-driving delivery cars on the street as early as 2021. Ford is now well on its way to offering self-driving food delivery services with Postmates. Earlier this year, the automaker began exp.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 11th, 2018

Ford Shifts Plans, Will Make Electric Vehicles In Flat Rock, Begin Autonomous Production In 2021

With demand growing for electric cars, Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) said Wednesday it will build its next-generation battery-electric vehicles at its Flat Rock Assembly plant near Detroit, instead of self-driving cars, which read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzinga13 hr. 15 min. ago

Ford shifting 550 jobs to boost SUV production in Kentucky

Ford Motor Co. said Tuesday it will shift 550 jobs to its Kentucky Truck Plant to boost production of its Expedition and Lincoln Navigator to meet growing demand for its large SUVs......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 19th, 2019

Ford to increase large SUV production, add 550 jobs to assembly line

The move is aimed at speeding up assembly lines in order to meet the demand for the Ford Expedition......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 19th, 2019

Ford to boost Expedition, Navigator production

Ford Motor Co. is planning to boost production of the Louisville-made Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator this summer as consumer demand for the vehicles has grown. The company will add 550 jobs at the Kentucky Truck Plant in Louisville to acco.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 19th, 2019

To meet hot Ford Expedition demand, automaker rethinks assembly line

Large SUVs continue to see a sales surge in North America, and Ford is moving workers to woo consumers away from General Motors in the.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 19th, 2019

DoorDash Has Pulled Ahead of GrubHub, Uber Eats in the On-Demand Food Delivery Race

"The ground they’ve covered in the last year is unbelievable.” DoorDash is now the top on-demand food deliver.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 11th, 2019

Consumers love food delivery. Restaurants and grocers hate it

Fresh food sellers can’t afford to ignore demand for fast, inexpensive delivery, and billions of dollars are being spent to build those services. For now, most orders remain unprofitable and many wonder if they will ever get the economics right......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 10th, 2019

Consumers love food delivery. Restaurants and grocers hate it

Fresh food sellers can’t afford to ignore demand for fast, inexpensive delivery, and billions of dollars are being spent to build those services. For now, most orders remain unprofitable and many wonder if they will ever get the economics right......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 10th, 2019

Block says price cuts, delivery times point to demand issues at Tesla

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallMar 1st, 2019

Working Out Warehousing Challenges To Face Demand Volatility And Fast Delivery Expectations

At LogiMAT 2019, Raff.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 22nd, 2019

Atlanta-based express delivery service BeavEx files bankruptcy with at least $50M in liabilities

The company said it was unable to successfully diversify after scanners reduced demand for paper-check courier services......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 20th, 2019

Over The Demand Cliff: Tesla Slashes North America Delivery Team By More Than Half

Following the latest round of job cuts that Tesla announced to start off 2019, the North America delivery division is seeing the most drastic impact. Reuters reports that the m.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 10th, 2019