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UPS and FedEx try every tech trick to speed up deliveries

 


PITTSBURGH – Around 8 a.m. at a cavernous warehouse outside Pittsburgh recently, about four dozen delivery drivers for United Parcel Service got their first look at the scheduled ­drop-offs for the day.

Prepping for roughly 9-hour shifts with anywhere from 50 to 150 stops, it could have been — and, until recently, was — a daunting start, as drivers had to calculate how best to juggle the day’s load while negotiating such Pittsburgh-area traffic snarls as bridges, tunnels and sudden road closures.

http://www.startribune.com/ups-and-fedex-try-every-tech-trick-to-speed-up-deliveries/352451381/

 

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