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5 Lessons to be Learned From Washio’s Shutting Down
This week we learned about the shuttering of laundry cleaning startup Washio. There are some who will play the chicken little and say that the sky is falling - this is not the case. What we can learn from Washio, and other similar startups that closed down recently, are lessons...
What Amazon’s Earnings Report Tells Us About Their Logistics Operations
Last week, Amazon released its earnings report for Q1 2016. Let's just say that afterwards their investors were very happy - the company's sales were up 28% and showed a profit for the fourth straight quarter. Considering its reputation as a free spending, this is quite a feet. It's not that people didn't expect Amazon to have a good quarter, but no one expected it to be this good.
Amazon’s “Operation Dragon Boat” and What it Means for the Shipping Industry
It sounds like something straight out of a James Bond movie: A secret operation called “Dragon Boat,” kept under wraps from the public. Recently we wrote about Amazon’s purchase of the French shipping company Colis Prive’...
What Can We Learn From Amazon’s Purchase of Colis Prive’
It's a relatively well know fact that Amazon wants to own the entire supply chain - in fact, in many places they already are. But Amazon's purchase of the remaining 75% that it didn't already own in the French parcel service Colis Prive' is different.