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  1. cheryl

    Amazon Spends $131 Million for Stake in Cargo Airline ATSG

    Amazon Spends $131 Million for Stake in Cargo Airline ATSG - Yahoo Amazon.com Inc. has scooped up a minority stake in a cargo airline that operates a portion of its fast-growing air-cargo division, the latest sign of the retailer’s long-term ambitions to expand its air-freight operations...
  2. jimdandy3

    Just Throw it Away

    Amazon driver delivered to wrong address. Came back the next day and the customer tried to give it back to him. Amazon driver said he can't take it back and to throw it away. I take to customer two streets away and explained what happened. Also Amazon is going to take over and the sky is falling.
  3. cheryl

    Amazon giving front-line employees $500 million in bonuses amid coronavirus pandemic

    Amazon giving front-line employees $500 million in bonuses amid coronavirus pandemic - ABC7 Amazon will pay out more than $500 million in bonuses to thank front-line warehouse, delivery and Whole Foods employees for their work during the coronavirus pandemic. Eligible part-time and full-time...
  4. cheryl

    UPS has a new risk factor: Amazon

    UPS has a new risk factor: Amazon - Marketwatch Embracing next-day delivery and competitive wins has boosted business from Amazon, which UPS declared its biggest customer United Parcel Service Inc. has long boasted about its diverse customer base, and had been mum about who its largest...
  5. rown_oser

    Amazon Lockers Are

    Because most lockers are at commercial establishments, many believe to sheet as commercial. Yet it’s not the business receiving packages for their benefit/operations. So, how do you sheet these packages? Asking for a brother.
  6. O

    Amazon executive was killed after colliding with a van delivering the company's packages, report rev

    This article is so sad, but needs to be a wake up.. Amazon executive was killed after colliding with a van delivering the company's packages, report reveals
  7. cheryl

    They call him The Sniper: The man who built Amazon’s delivery machine

    They call him The Sniper: The man who built Amazon’s delivery machine - Seattle Times Shortly after being named Amazon.com’s global logistics chief in 2013, Dave Clark held a conference call with his new reports. During the meet-and-greet, according to a person on the call, Clark described his...
  8. F

    Journalist looking for Amazon DSP drivers / ex drivers

    Hi folks, I'm a journo at a major publication (i.e. you know us) seeking to write an honest account of what it's like to drive for an amazon DSP and how that compares / contrasts with driving for UPS (and others). This isn't about trashing the company and its contractors -- plenty of news...
  9. cheryl

    UPS CEO: 'We have a mutually beneficial relationship' with Amazon

    UPS CEO: 'We have a mutually beneficial relationship' with Amazon - Yahoo UPS and Amazon are frenemies and their codependence means they just can’t seem to break up with one another. So, what does that mean for the future of their relationship? “Amazon is a customer of ours. We have a...
  10. B

    Working at UPS and Amazon at the same time?

    I've been working for UPS for over a year now and id like to get a second job. I wanted to know if working for Amazon while working at UPS would be "conflict of interest". I don't want to risk losing my job at UPS .. would it be a problem to work at Amazon as a second job while employed with UPS...
  11. cheryl

    Exclusive: Amazon rolls out machines that pack orders and replace jobs

    Exclusive: Amazon rolls out machines that pack orders and replace jobs - Reuters Amazon.com Inc is rolling out machines to automate a job held by thousands of its workers: boxing up customer orders. The company started adding technology to a handful of warehouses in recent years, which scans...
  12. cheryl

    UBS Joins Morgan Stanley in Warning of Amazon’s UPS-FedEx Threat

    UBS Joins Morgan Stanley in Warning of Amazon’s UPS-FedEx Threat - Bloomberg Another analyst is raising concerns about the damage Amazon.com could do to United Parcel Service and FedEx. UBS writes that Amazon “remains a meaningful long term risk” for both companies as the web retailer will...
  13. wasn't me

    "Amazon has always been a logistics and supply chain company."

    Thoughts? It's becoming clearer than ever that Amazon is developing a 3rd-party logistics service to edge out FedEx and UPS now that Stamps.com has dumped USPS
  14. cheryl

    Amazon Gives FedEx and UPS More Reasons to Worry

    Amazon Gives FedEx and UPS More Reasons to Worry - Bloomberg The company’s interest in transportation and logistics hints at grander ambition. It can be tough to keep track of all the industries in which Amazon.com Inc. wants to spread its tentacles. There are groceries and health care and...
  15. cheryl

    Amazon makes clear it’s now competing with shippers such as FedEx and UPS in its annual filing

    Amazon makes clear it’s now competing with shippers such as FedEx and UPS in its annual filing - CNBC Amazon adds “transportation and logistics services” to its group of competitors for the first time in its annual filing last week. The new language shows how Amazon’s growing shipping and...
  16. cheryl

    Amazon's CFO Says Shipping Orders Itself Is Cheaper Than Using FedEx or UPS

    Amazon's CFO Says Shipping Orders Itself Is Cheaper Than Using FedEx or UPS - Motley Fool The company's growing logistics and delivery network is something to keep an eye on. Amazon.com's shipping costs increased 23% year over year in the fourth quarter. While that's an improvement from the...
  17. cheryl

    Amazon is a good customer of ours: UPS CEO

    Amazon is a good customer of ours: UPS CEO - Fox Business UPS CEO David Abney on the outlook for global shipping, the state of the economy, Amazon's impact on shipping and the impact of Trump administration trade negotiations on U.S. retailers.
  18. cheryl

    Look Out FedEx and UPS -- Is Amazon Going To Disrupt The Shipping Industry?

    Look Out FedEx and UPS -- Is Amazon Going To Disrupt The Shipping Industry? - Forbes Amazon started out in the book business. Their online model disrupted the retail book industry. They moved into other items and eventually their online presence changed and disrupted the entire retail industry...
  19. cheryl

    Where are the drones? Amazon’s customers are still waiting

    Where are the drones? Amazon’s customers are still waiting - AP Jeff Bezos boldly predicted five years ago that drones would be carrying Amazon packages to people’s doorsteps by now. Amazon customers are still waiting. And it’s unclear when, if ever, this particular order by the company’s...
  20. cheryl

    Amazon is hiring fewer workers this holiday season, a sign that robots are replacing them

    Amazon is hiring fewer workers this holiday season, a sign that robots are replacing them - Quartz Amazon is staffing up for the holiday rush with around 100,000 additional hires. As big as that number sounds, it’s actually fewer people than the e-commerce giant added in either the 2016 or 2017...
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