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Amazon’s one-day-shipping promise will gobble up more than $3 billion this year

Amazon’s one-day-shipping rollout has hit some snags. The company is forecast to spend billions this year on rolling out the service for Amazon Prime subscribers. Some experts say the e-commerce giant’s move to quickly in-house its delivery services is partially driving some of the difficulties in its one-day-shipping pledge. Visit […]
Amazon’s one-day-shipping promise will gobble up more than $3 billion this year
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UPS is joining FedEx in the rush for 7-day delivery — and it’s a sign that both delivery giants are taking Amazon’s logistics build-up seriously

UPS announced on July 23 that the logistics giant will deliver your packages on Sundays starting Jan. 1, 2020. FedEx announced seven-day delivery in May. Analysts say both delivery companies are under threat by Amazon, which is quickly building its own delivery network. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
UPS is joining FedEx in the rush for 7-day delivery — and it’s a sign that both delivery giants are taking Amazon’s logistics build-up seriously
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Thousands of truck drivers have lost their jobs this year in the trucking ‘bloodbath.’ Here’s what’s behind the slowdown in the $800 billion industry.

Trucking has not flourished in 2019. But the reasons for the trucker slowdown are murky and not altogether clear. Much of the trucking-industry “bloodbath” can be traced back to the industry’s highly cyclical nature. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Carl Fleming has been a truck driver since 1977. […]
Thousands of truck drivers have lost their jobs this year in the trucking ‘bloodbath.’ Here’s what’s behind the slowdown in the $800 billion industry.
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FedEx stopped flying your Amazon Prime packages in June because the partnership wasn’t profitable enough — and UPS has the same problem

Last month, FedEx ended its years-long air freight contract withAmazon. Insiders pointed to Amazon’s low-margin business for why the Memphis-based package giant cut its business with the retailer. UPS has a similar issue with Amazon in that moving the e-commerce giant’s packages yields lower profit – but UPS depends far […]
FedEx stopped flying your Amazon Prime packages in June because the partnership wasn’t profitable enough — and UPS has the same problem