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We Rode in the Automated Boats That Could Revolutionize Shipping

Autonomous "roboats" will be able to avoid collisions and find new, more efficient routes through the high seas.
Caroline Haskins
12.4.18
Moveable

Autonomous Boats Will Be On the Market Sooner Than Self-Driving Cars

About 90 percent of global shipping is done by sea.
Tracey Lindeman
4.18.18
Math

We're Modeling Networks All Wrong

... according to some Notre Dame computer scientists and zebra mussels.
Michael Byrne
5.21.16
Rotterdam

Automated Ports Have Dockworkers in the Netherlands Threatening Strikes

Employees and unions fear that automation at the docks in the coming years will put hundreds out of work.
Jonathan Keane
1.26.16
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
exclusive

A Secretive Air Cargo Operation Is Running in Ohio, and Signs Point to Amazon

A mysterious "Project Aerosmith" is rumored to be the ecommerce giant's first attempt at running its own air shipping service.
Kari Paul
11.24.15
earth

The Inevitable Rise of the Internet of Shipping Containers

​Is this the dawn of the smart shipping container?
Tim Maughan
9.24.15
japan

This Warehouse Robot Has 2 Arms, Works Twice as Fast

Hitachi unveils a new two-armed robot for fetching stock.
Emiko Jozuka
8.26.15
ANIMALS

UPS Finally Banned Shark Fins. What Now?

The world’s largest delivery company gave in to pressure from advocates, but how much good will it do?
Melissa Cronin
8.19.15
Hell or Salt Water

There Is One Company that Could Put a Big Dent in the Shark Fin Trade Overnight

Some airlines have pledged to stop transporting shark fins, but UPS continues to do so.
Melissa Cronin
8.10.15
News

Canadians Can Now Order Soylent

Soylent will now ship to everywhere in Canada, including the Arctic.
Jordan Pearson
6.15.15
News

Why the World's Most Massive Ships Are Switching to Natural Gas

Due to environmental regulations, natural gas is now the cheaper option.
Ben Richmond
4.20.15
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