SHIPPING

Amazon Prime Day Has Local Facilities Ramping Up Deliveries

Since 2015 the company has offered major discounts up to 70 percent on items for shoppers over two days.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — It’s Amazon Prime Day in 20 countries! An Amazon spokesperson tells us their production volume at the warehouse in Fargo and center in West Fargo will be up 30% over the next two days. Each facility will see 15,000 packages shipped out to people in the community and others around the country. They say some hot…

Biden To Sign Bill To Get More Access To Shipping Containers, Help Supply Chain

WASHINGTON, D.C. (KVRR) — President Joe Biden says he looks forward to signing the Ocean Shipping Reform Act into law. The bipartisan effort was led by Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar, South Dakota’s Sen. John Thune and Rep. Dusty Johnson and Rep. John Garamendi of California. It is expected to help lower costs for American retailers, farmers and consumers. Biden says…

MN businesses share shipping concerns with Sen. Klobuchar

WASHINGTON (KVRR) – Minnesota companies, agriculture and trade groups speak with Senator Amy Klobuchar about their issues with importing and exporting. Klobuchar has introduced the Ocean Shipping Reform Act to make it more difficult for carriers to turn away goods at ports ready to ship them overseas. The president of the Minnesota Corn Growers Association is concerned seeds and seed…

Intermodal Train Service To Begin Next Week In North Dakota

Gov. Doug Burgum calls it a "game-changer"

MINOT, N.D. — Intermodal rail service is coming to North Dakota and Gov. Doug Burgum calls it a “game-changer”. He says next week, Minot will receive an intermodal unit train at a newly operational facility serviced by BNSF. Intermodal uses two modes of freight, such as truck and rail. The service will allow for the movement of international containers so…

Check Out These Shipping Deadline Dates for Online Gifts

Workers at the U.S. Postal Service are doubling up and working around the clock to make sure your gifts, cards and packages arrive just in time for Christmas

  NATIONAL — Shopping online makes the holidays quick and convenient, but be aware of shipping deadlines to make sure your gifts get under the right tree on time. Workers at the U.S. Postal Service are doubling up and working around the clock to make sure your gifts, cards and packages arrive just in time for Christmas. Today is the…

West Fargo Celebrates Auxiliary Service Facility’s First Year

The workers say this facility makes about 250 to 300 trips each week

WEST FARGO, ND — Senator Hoeven made a stop in West Fargo this afternoon to honor our postal service workers. It’s for the city’s Auxillary Service Facility’s first year anniversary. Many of their delivery workers ship packages throughout the metro and in the rural parts of the Valley. The workers say this facility makes about 250 to 300 trips each…