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Amazon is leasing more planes so it can deliver packages on its own

July 2nd, 2019 at 11:02 am » Comments Off

(CNN)Amazon’s fleet of cargo jets is getting larger, as it expands plans to deliver more of its packages itself. The online retailer announced it will lease an additional 15 cargo planes from GE Capital Aviation Services. The deal was announced Tuesday at the Paris Air Show. Amazon has been stepping up efforts to handle more […]



Watch Amazon’s all-new delivery drone zipping through the sky

June 28th, 2019 at 11:08 am » Comments Off

Amazon has taken the wraps off the latest iteration of its Prime Air delivery drone that it says could be delivering online orders to customers’ doors “in the coming months.” Considering the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) cautious approach to commercial drone deliveries, it’s a bold claim, but more on that later. First, the drone. Amazon […]



Bikes are starting to replace delivery vans in London

June 22nd, 2019 at 8:17 am » Comments Off

  More and more people are switching to pedal powered couriers Don’t be surprised if you see a bike piled high with parcels rushing past you in the cycle lane. It’s probably one of the dozens of new cargo bikes that are replacing delivery vans across London. From traders at Bermondsey Blue Market to businesses […]



Amazon unveils a chopper-plane mashup to deliver packages

June 17th, 2019 at 12:11 pm » Comments Off

Amazon unveiled its newest drone design for its Prime Air fleet on Wednesday. (Jordan Stead / AFP) Amazon.com Inc. has unveiled a revolutionary new drone — part helicopter and part science-fiction aircraft — that the company expects to use for test deliveries of toothpaste and other household goods starting within months. The new device takes […]



Amazon – Redefining the 80:20 rule

June 13th, 2019 at 11:03 am » Comments Off

  The 80:20 rule is oft bandied around in the retail world and Amazon, not content with disrupting numerous retail industries and the very way we shop have even taken an established business saying and turned it on its head. Amazon uses the 80:20 rule to demonstrate their approach to product decision making – they […]



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