logistics

amazon

We're About to Learn How Bad Amazon’s Delivery Infrastructure Will Be for Workers

FedEx has cut ties with Amazon, which means that in the long term, Amazon will be doing more deliveries itself.
Edward Ongweso Jr
8.14.19
Postscript

'The Colonists' Is a Cute, Rewarding, and Dystopian Space Exploration Game

Look on my throughput and despair.
Cameron Kunzelman
2.1.19
Shipping Problems

Nintendo Shipping The Switch By Air Shows How Complex Supply Chains Are

The Japanese games giant may have misjudged demand.
Corin Faife
5.4.17
amazon

Blink And You’ll Miss Amazon Transforming Into a Logistics Company

Overground and underground, Amazon’s transportation metamorphosis is happening fast.
Ben Sullivan
1.5.17
tech

It's Time to Start Thinking of Amazon as a Transportation Company

The company just unveiled a huge data-hauling semi-truck called Snowmobile, following plans for cargo planes and of course, delivery drones.
Samantha Cole
12.1.16
amazon

Amazon Is Expanding Its Shipping Infrastructure to Sea

Amazon has registered for a license to ship packages from China by ocean freight.
Kari Paul
1.15.16
misfire

The Largest Military Agency You've Never Heard Of

The Defense Logistics Agency spends $40 billion a year on clothes, oil, food, parts, bullets, and everything else the military needs.
Jason Koebler
11.18.15
Stuff

Group Sex Is a Logistical Nightmare

Real life is not like a porno, where hot women wander into your apartment and start taking off their clothes. If you want to make your foray into group sex, you've got to plan ahead.
Paul Willis
6.11.15
INDUSTRY

Freightliner's Autonomous Semi-Truck Is Overdue

An overdue technology for a vulnerable industry.
Michael Byrne
5.10.15
Motherboard Blog

Grocery Delivery Is More Efficient Than Driving, But It's Still Not the Best Solution

If we're really to reduce emissions, we need to think about what could be, not just what is.
Mat McDermott
5.2.13
Motherboard Blog

See How Your Mail and Packages Move, Thanks to This Clever Hidden Camera Video

The idea was brilliant and simple: Stick a small camera facing outward in a box and mail it around Denmark
Derek Mead
4.11.13