UPS

Move Over UPS Truck: Amazon Delivery Vans to Hit the Street

Your Amazon packages, which usually show up in a brown UPS truck, an unmarked vehicle or in the hands of a mail carrier, may soon be delivered from an Amazon van. The online retailer, wanting more control over how its packages are delivered, is rolling out a program Thursday that lets entrepreneurs in the U.S. launch businesses that deliver Amazon…

UPS Adds All-Electric Delivery Trucks to its Fleet

UPS is introducing all-electric delivery trucks to its U.S. fleet. Daimler Trucks said Thursday that United Parcel Service Inc. is its first U.S. customer for the Fuso eCanter light-duty truck. UPS said it will use three of the trucks at various locations. The Fuso eCanter can drive 62 miles on a charge. Daimler says the truck will save UPS $1,000…

UPS Adds New Fee Up to $1 for Holiday-Season Deliveries

UPS is adding a new charge of under $1 for shipments to residential customers during peak delivery periods in November and December. United Parcel Service Inc. said Monday it will add 27 cents for residential deliveries from Nov. 19 to Dec. 2 and Dec. 17-23. UPS will add a fee of between 81 cents and 97 cents to overnight, second-…

UPS Driver Shot with Stray Crossbow

Authorities in Alabama say a man was practicing with his crossbow in his front yard when he accidentally shot a United Parcel Service driver in the chest. Citing Autauga County Sheriff’s Office records, the unidentified delivery man was driving around noon Thursday when a crossbow bolt flew into the cab of his truck, striking him. Deputies say the driver was…

I-65 Lane Closing

Clean up from Thursday UPS accident

The Alabama Department of Transportation is closing one lane of Southbound Interstate 65 from mile post 187 to mile post 186. That’s the spot where several cars and a UPS truck collided Thursday  morning. The left lane will be closed beginning at approximately 9:00 a.m. today. No immediate estimate of the time it will be reopened. Categories: Montgomery, News, Statewide…