Matt Day

Business, Logistics

Amazon Makes First Aircraft Purchase to Expand Delivery Network

An Amazon Prime Air cargo jet sits at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport in Kentucky. An Amazon Prime Air cargo jet sits at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport in Kentucky. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

Amazon .com Inc. is buying 11 used Boeing 767-300 planes, the first time the online retail giant has purchased, rather than leased, aircraft for its fast-growing air cargo operation.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
January 5, 2021
Business, Logistics

Amazon Delays Hike in Merchant Fees Until June 2021

Vans leave an Amazon delivery station in Carlstadt, N.J. (Michael Nagle/Bloomberg News) Vans leave an Amazon delivery station in Carlstadt, N.J. (Michael Nagle/Bloomberg News)

Amazon .com Inc. says it will delay raising fees it charges independent sellers to store and ship items until June, a gesture to merchants who have sometimes bristled at the rising costs of doing business with the company.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
December 22, 2020
Business, Logistics

Amazon to Expand In-Garage Delivery to 4,000 US Cities

An Amazon Prime delivery van sits parked on a street in Seattle. An Amazon Prime delivery van sits parked on a street in Seattle. (Jimmy Anderson/Getty Images)

Amazon .com Inc. is about to see whether shoppers wary of contact with package delivery drivers would rather let them into the garage instead.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
November 12, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics

Amazon’s Whole Foods Opens Delivery-Only Facility in Brooklyn

Whole Foods is opening a "store" in Brooklyn that will function as a warehouse for online orders. Whole Foods is opening a "store" in Brooklyn that will function as a warehouse for online orders. (Dania Maxwell/Bloomberg News)

Whole Foods Market on Sept. 1 opened a location in Brooklyn that it’s calling a store — except shoppers won’t be welcome to walk the aisles.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
September 1, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, Logistics

Amazon Buys 1,800 Electric Mercedes Vans in Latest Green Effort

A pedestrian rides a bike past an Amazon Prime delivery van in Atlanta on July 21. A pedestrian rides a bike past an Amazon Prime delivery van in Atlanta on July 21. (Lynsey Weatherspoon/Bloomberg News)

Amazon .com Inc. is buying 1,800 electric delivery vans from Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz, the retailer’s biggest commitment to date to cut the carbon footprint of its delivery operations in Europe.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
August 28, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics

Amazon Names Logistics Head Dave Clark New Consumer CEO

Dave Clark will take over for Jeff Wilke as Amazon's retail CEO. Dave Clark, pictured here in front of a Prime delivery van in June 2018, will take over for Jeff Wilke as Amazon's retail CEO. (Ted S. Warren/Associated Press)

Amazon .com Inc. has named logistics boss Dave Clark CEO of its retail business.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
August 21, 2020
Business, Safety, Logistics

Amazon to Pay One-Time Bonuses of $500 to Most Logistics Workers

An employee packs boxes at an Amazon fulfillment center. An employee packs boxes at an Amazon fulfillment center. (Jason Alden/Bloomberg News)

Amazon.com Inc., after complaints about ending pandemic hazard pay, will give one-time bonuses of $500 to most frontline workers.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
June 29, 2020
Business, Technology, Safety, Logistics

Amazon Deploys Social Distancing Software at US Warehouses

Employees work inside an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore in April 2019. Employees work inside an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore in April 2019. (Melissa Lyttle/Bloomberg News)

Amazon.com Inc. is deploying software in its warehouses to automatically warn employees when they are too close to colleagues, the latest effort by the retailer to adjust its facilities to life with the coronavirus.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
June 16, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

Amazon Diverts Masks to Hospitals, Pledges Warehouse Safety

An employee collects a package from a conveyor at the Amazon fulfillment center in Robbinsville, N.J., in 2018. An employee collects a package from a conveyor at the Amazon fulfillment center in Robbinsville, N.J., in 2018. (Bess Adler/Bloomberg News)

Amazon .com Inc. said it will divert sales of masks and other medical supplies to hospitals and government entities.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
April 2, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Amazon Is Its Own Biggest Mailman, Shipping 3.5 Billion Parcels

Amazon package Jason Alden/Bloomberg

As Amazon.com works to speed orders to customer doorsteps before Christmas, the e-commerce giant is touting an accomplishment that would have seemed absurd just a few years ago: Amazon is now its own biggest carrier.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
December 19, 2019

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