Amazon edges closer to becoming an integrator

In recent years, Seattle-based e-tailer Amazon has doubled-down on the expansion of its supply chain and fulfillment infrastructure, launching a dedicated freighter network, and enlarging the reach of its own-operated last-mile delivery services to include some 37 US cities. Many in the air freight industry have long believed that it would only be a matter […]

FedEx launches e-commerce solution to counter Fulfillment by Amazon

Yesterday, FedEx Supply Chain (formerly GENCO), the 3PL subsidiary of FedEx Corp. launched a new product, FedEx Fulfillment, which promises to be a direct competitor to Amazon’s popular Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) program. Like Fulfillment by Amazon, FedEx Fulfillment offers small and medium-sized businesses the opportunity to outsource order fulfillment across multiple channels, including websites […]
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