Amazon plans on spreading one-hour delivery service to cities nationwide

Now, Amazon Prime members in Manhattan can receive deliveries within an hour of ordering.
Next year, Amazon is planning on rolling out its Prime Now one-hour delivery service in cities nationwide.

U.S. and Canadian Coast Guards working to clear ice from Great Lakes shipping channels

The U.S. and Canadian Coast Guards are working to clear commercial shipping channels in the Great Lakes.
The United States and Canadian Coast Guards are working together to clear ice jams from the busy Great Lakes shipping channels. 

FedEx business forecast for 2015 looks bright

FedEx lost money last year by shipping large boxes that contained small, low-value items.
Despite a challenging 2014, FedEx is anticipating strong growth in the new year. 

USPS package deliveries increased by 18 percent in December

USPS handled a record-setting number of packages this December.
According to The Wall Street Journal, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) delivered about 524 million packages in December, which shows an increase of 18 percent when compared with last year's holiday results.

Grocery delivery service Instacart raises $210 million in funding

Sick of buying your own groceries? With Instacart, you can get them delivered.
Instacart, a San Francisco-based grocery delivery startup, raised almost $210 million in a recent funding round.