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By Jeff Berman · May 5, 2016
Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings said it will provide air cargo services to support Amazon’s package deliveries to its customers.
By Patrick Burnson · May 4, 2016
The dark side of the “Amazon effect” and larger impact made by the explosive growth in e-commerce may soon be seen when organized labor prepares for a massive air cargo strike.
By Patrick Burnson · February 16, 2016
From its inception as an online book retailer, to being the world’s biggest e-commerce company, Amazon’s influence and control over the sector has been almost absolute.
By Bob Trebilcock · December 28, 2015
If recent stories are any indication, transportation, sourcing, inventory management and supply chain resilience will dominate supply chain projects next year.
By MMH Staff · October 6, 2015
To celebrate ALAN's 10-year anniversary and to support ALAN’s disaster relief mission, Amazon helped ALAN with a matching gift fundraiser during a 24-hour period.
By MMH Staff · September 29, 2015
Amazon senior vice president offers to match contributions to the American Logistics Aid Network up to $25,000.
By MMH Staff · June 1, 2015
Robotic piece-picking system bests 27 teams from around the world to claim $20,000 prize.
By MMH Staff · February 5, 2015
Dual-arm robots donated to advance development of robot capabilities in e-commerce and material handling.
By Jeff Berman · November 10, 2014
In an effort to meet anticipated holiday season demand in the form of double-digit volume growth, the United States Postal Service (USPS) last week said that it plans to deliver packages seven days per week in major cities and volume areas, effective November 17 through Christmas Day, December 25.
By Josh Bond · July 18, 2014
Consumer preferences suggest businesses should reconsider chasing the Amazon model.
By Josh Bond · June 20, 2014
Study uncovers facts supporting rule of thumb; it costs seven times more to land a customer than to retain one.
By Jeff Berman · May 6, 2014
A recent Wall Street Journal (WSJ) article noted that Amazon is testing its own delivery network for “last-mile” services in San Francisco, with plans to do the same in Los Angeles and New York.
By Bob Trebilcock · December 2, 2013
Our industry needs to listen carefully to our customers to stay ahead of the e-fulfillment game.
By Jeff Berman · November 12, 2013
The financially-beleaguered United States Postal Service (USPS) and e-commerce giant Amazon announced yesterday that they have teamed up in a joint effort focusing on Sunday delivery in the Los Angeles and New York metropolitan areas, which kicked off last Sunday.
By MMH Staff · December 18, 2012
Big acquisitions, a precarious economy and some new players change the landscape heading into 2013.

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