Renda, which provides order fulfillment for businesses in Africa, takes in $1.9M | TechCrunch

The logistics industry in Nigeria, like any informal sector, struggles with poor infrastructure and other inefficiencies, making it difficult for businesses — both large and small — to move and store goods. Many startups have tackled middle-mile and last-mile delivery challenges, but one untapped area is providing an end-to-end fulfillment solution. Renda, a three-year-old startup, … Read more

Porsche is increasingly focusing on alternative drives in its transport logistics – Porsche Newsroom

Porsche is pushing ahead with the roll-out of alternative drives in its transport logistics fleet: Together with its logistics partners, the sports car manufacturer is using six new electric HGVs (heavy good vehicle) at its Zuffenhausen, Weissach and Leipzig sites. These vehicles transport production materials around the plants, working alongside an existing fleet of 22 … Read more

Logistics giant to lay off more than 200 Valley workers

TEMPE, AZ — Swiss logistics firm Kuehne + Nagel Inc. is laying off 227 Valley workers after one of its customers, Honeywell Aerospace Technologies, decided to insource roles at two Valley facilities. Kuehne + Nagel informed the Arizona Department of Economic Development about the job separations in an April 22 Workforce Adjustment and Retraining Notification … Read more

Daimler is helping decarbonize logistics with expanded use of EVs

In an effort to decarbonize its own logistical operations, Daimler Trucks North America is expanding the use of electric trucks across multiple regions, including Arizona, Ohio, Michigan, and the Carolinas. Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) began integrating Freightliner eCascadia battery electric semi trucks into their logistics operations throughout the Pacific Northwest last December, and added routes … Read more