The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play


Source: About half of these jobs are in the US, and half of them based out of their Seattle headquarters. In his 2017 annual shareholder letter , Bezos lauded “divinely discontent” customers as innovation drivers.

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Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

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Top 15 Biggest 3PLs in the US - 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

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East and West Coast Ports to Battle for U.S. Region After Panama Canal Expansion


They serve regional markets and are unlikely to receive large volumes of cargo headed to the battleground region. Oakland and the Seattle-Tacoma ports on the West Coast. Source: Boston Consulting Group.

How Will Hurricane Harvey Affect Freight Rates?

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Trucks can’t get in or out of Houston , which is a huge freight hub – it’s the number 1 source of loads for flatbeds, thanks to the oil and gas industry, and one of the top 5 or 6 markets for both van and reefer freight. Seattle to Spokane rates fell 11¢, to $2.67

The Amazonification of Logistics


In 2016, third-party sellers accounted for approximately 50% of Amazon’s unit sales and are also Amazon’s second largest source of revenue - $23 billion in 2016 a 43% gain on 2015. Amazon Fresh A grocery delivery service that started in Seattle in 2007 and now operates in 16 cities.

This Week in Logistics News (January 2-6, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Amazon’s robot army grows by 50 percent (The Seattle Times). Subscribers use Datamyne’s web-based solutions and business intelligence tools to augment, speed up and simplify trade data research, and to shape global marketing, prospecting, and sourcing strategies. Happy New Year!

This Week in Logistics News (July 25-29, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Seattle startup Flexe pulls in $14 million from investors (The Seattle Times). Booking a flight has been electronic for 50 years, but the cargo on airplanes, trucks, and ships is still booked manually. “Your compressor is dead.”

This Week in Logistics News (December 14-18, 2015)

Talking Logistics

In this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Amazon in talks to lease 20 jets to launch air-cargo business (The Seattle Times). Seattle passes law letting Uber, Lyft drivers unionize (Reuters). It’s warm outside.