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.
eCommerce Logistics: Evolution of the Classic Distribution Model
Over the last decade eCommerce has gone from a curiosity that, at points, seemed to be unsustainable, to a monolith that is growing at a faster rate than in-store retail. In fact, according to Forrester eCommerce sales is projected to reach $550 Billion...
A Timeline of Amazon’s Shipping and Fulfillment Evolution
We've spent a lot of time lately discussing, dissecting, and analyzing Amazon's changing supply chain over the last few years. With the most recent news of Amazon leasing a fleet of aircraft from Boeing, it's becoming crystal clear what their intentions are.
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.