Amazon is expanding its aircraft fleet with plans to increase its air cargo operations to more than 80 planes as the online retailer takes advantage of the weak aviation market. Read more
Global e-commerce giant, Amazon has announced its first renewable energy project in two leading APAC countries to further support its commitment to reach 80 per cent renewable energy by 2024. Read more
Microsoft and FedEx announced they will form a partnership, that the pair believe could help “transform commerce” through FedEx’s logistics network and Microsoft’s cloud. Read more
The former Vice President of Amazon and former Chairman of Walmart’s international e-commerce group have both moved from the USA to begin their new director roles at Australia’s largest retailers. Read more
eCommerce giant, Amazon, is using thermal cameras in its warehouses to help screen workers. Read more
Amazon has hired 100,000 employees due to its spike in demand for e-commerce due to global lockdown restrictions.
Amazon has limited its third-party fulfilment service to essential items following an online surge due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more
In a system that is vaguely reminiscent of Uber, residents in Sydney and Melbourne can now get paid to deliver packages for Amazon.
Amazon continues to change the face of retail and recent news hints that the e-commerce giant will have a greater impact on logistics providers in the future. The retailer recently ramped up its ocean freight services and has begun trying to woo shippers from FedEx and UPS as it aims to gain more control of its supply chain. With Amazon showing no signs of letting up, this could signal changes that may bring great transformation to the supply chain industry. Read more
At the International Paris Air Show, Amazon announced a partnership with GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) to lease an additional fifteen Boeing 737-800 cargo aircraft. Read more