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PICKUP CEO Brenda Stoner on Beating Amazon in the Last Mile

Last-mile delivery is now essential in the logics space. The greater adoption of eCommerce and the need to get in now will continue to fuel it. While last mile for smaller parcels Read more

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CDC Lifts Mask Guidance Amidst Inflation Concerns
CDC Lifts Mask Recommendations, Sparking Economic Optimism
May 14, 2021
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance says fully vaccinated people can now ditch their masks as a turning point in the U.S. fight against COVID and comes as U.S. caseloads fall and overall Read more
How Can Surgeons Eliminate Critical and Costly Mistakes?
May 14, 2021
Dr. Laura Mears is the Director of Scientific Communications at Global Cancer Technology, and she shared her insights into the trending practice of using invisible dots to solve physical problems Read more
What are the Largest Areas of Growth for the Drone Industry?
May 14, 2021
David Benowitz is the Head of Research for DroneAnalyst, which released a report digging into how the industry performed during COVID-19 and how much hardware was sold in 2020 versus 2019. "While a Read more
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PICKUP CEO Brenda Stoner on Beating Amazon in the Last Mile
May 7, 2021
Last-mile delivery is now essential in the logics space. The greater adoption of eCommerce and the need to get in now will continue to fuel it. While last mile for smaller parcels Read more
Can On-Demand EV Charging Scale Business & Technology?
March 30, 2021
SparkCharge announced a partnership with Allstate, and they plan to build a decentralized network of EV charging. The plan also included a gig-based work schematic in the four-cities Read more
Deliveroo Expands its Supply Chain Footprint in a Crowded Marketplace
March 30, 2021
British delivery app Deliveroo plans to launch a massive IPO on the London Stock Exchange. It expects a $12 billion valuation, but things haven't been all rosy for the company. Before Covid, the Read more
Is There An Alternative Option To Traditional Delivery Apps for Small Businesses?
March 24, 2021
 In the gig economy, restaurants and local businesses are increasingly turning to third-party delivery apps. There are challenges, however, especially over the past year with the Read more
The Implications of On-Demand EV Charging for the Gig Economy
March 24, 2021
Electric vehicles are growing, and there’s likely no putting the cork back in that bottle – but how will the sector’s explosive growth impact gig workers and the gig Read more
Careers on the Move: Empowering Truck Owner-Operators, Drivers and Fleet Managers
February 18, 2021
The shipping industry has grown by leaps and bounds, especially with the onset of the pandemic. Many of us staying at home have taken full advantage of faster delivery times – and may have Read more
How Delivery Drivers and Businesses are Navigating Auto Insurance Needs
February 18, 2021
On this episode of MarketScale TV, Voice of B2B Daniel Litwin sits down with Leslie Kasperowicz Insurance Expert at BuyAutoInsurance.com and former Farmers CSR, to discuss how restaurants Read more
Navigating 1099 Work & Gig Economy in a COVID-19 World
February 9, 2021
The world of freelancing has seen quite a few shakeups in recent years, with California’s Proposition 22, a response to the AB 5 labor reclassification, effectively creating a third Read more
Taking On ‘Toxic Turnover’ in the Modern Restaurant Industry
October 6, 2020
  On this episode of The Main Course with host Barbara Castiglia, ShiftPixy CEO Scott Absher outlined how his company is making staffing, particularly in the modern gig economy, Read more