Aug 24, 2021

Walmart to launch delivery service for other businesses

Walmart says it will start commercializing its delivery service, using contract workers, autonomous vehicles and even drones to deliver other retailers' products.

Aug 20, 2014

MedStar partners with West Health Institute

MedStar Health announced Wednesday a broad collaboration with the Gary and Mary West Health Institute, a medical research nonprofit in Washington, to experiment with various care delivery and payment reforms.

Dec 2, 2013

Look! In the sky! A drone from Md.?

The news that Inc. is testing drones to serve as delivery vehicles for consumers shines a spotlight on a technology with significant Maryland connections.

Aug 19, 2013

Setting the tone (and the delivery)

Don’t sell yourself short by failing to consider appropriate tone and delivery for your endeavor.

Apr 10, 2013

Postal Service backs down on cutting Saturday mail

WASHINGTON — The beleaguered U.S. Postal Service backed down from its cost-saving plan to eliminate Saturday mail delivery, acknowledging that Congress barred a move that supporters said was essential to addressing the agency’s dire financial condition. Despite the retreat, the governing board said Wednesday that it’s not possible for the Postal Service to meet its […]

Oct 30, 2012

A note to readers: Free access on website and a delivery update

The Daily Record is providing free access on our website to all weather-related news coverage about Hurricane Sandy and its impact on Maryland. We will continue publishing the newspaper during the storm, but printing schedules and delivery may be affected by weather conditions. Our website will be updated constantly with the latest news affecting Maryland’s […]

Oct 29, 2012

UPS sees delivery of 527 million holiday packages

NEW YORK — UPS expects to deliver 527 million packages between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year, surpassing last year’s record high by 10 percent. The world’s largest package delivery company estimates 28 million of those will be delivered on Thursday, Dec. 20 — projected to be the busiest day of the year. That’s nearly double […]

Oct 9, 2012

Walmart begins testing same-day delivery service

Walmart is testing a same-day delivery service in select markets for customers who buy popular items online during the holiday shopping season. The move comes as the world’s largest retailer faces increasing competition from online giants like, which is testing same-day delivery service in 10 markets. The Bentonville, Ark.-based discounter is trying to cater […]

Sep 14, 2012

Delivery times rise for iPhone 5

NEW YORK — Delivery times climbed quickly as Apple Inc. started taking orders for the iPhone 5 on Friday, suggesting strong demand. Apple began taking orders for the phone at 12 a.m. Pacific time, promising delivery by next Friday, when the new phone also goes on sale in stores. Four hours later, the expected delivery […]

Dec 1, 2010

Pizza Boli wants D.C. franchisee to go

A federal judge in Baltimore is likely to order a former longtime Pizza Boli’s franchise in Washington D.C., to significantly change the way it does business and may even shut it down for a time. Presiding over a preliminary injunction hearing in the trademark infringement case Wednesday afternoon, U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake appeared […]

Nov 1, 2010

UPS says 2011 rates will rise 4.9 percent

ATLANTA — United Parcel Service Inc. says rates for next year are going up 4.9 percent for ground and air-express shipments. UPS, the world’s largest package-delivery company, said Monday that the new rates will take effect Jan. 3. Imports of electronics products from Asia, including the Apple iPhone and iPad, have boosted UPS this year […]

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