Business, Technology, Logistics

India Crackdown on Amazon, Walmart Seen Hurting Online Shoppers

India An employee uses a laptop computer while packages move along a conveyor belt at the fulfillment center in Hyderabad. (Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg News)

India’s new rules for foreign e-commerce platforms may be designed to protect local companies from and Walmart Inc., but consumers are likely to suffer the collateral damage.

Nupur Acharya and Shruti Srivastava | Bloomberg News
December 28, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

Amazon Delivery Centers Look to Bridge the Last Mile

Amazon Delivery Van Ted S. Warren/Associated Press rapidly is adding delivery stations across the country to better handle the rising number of orders it receives, and a big one landed on Centennial’s porch last month.

Aldo Svaldi | The Denver Post
November 9, 2018

Amazon Helps Grow Rockford Airport, Cargo Carriers

Amazon RDF Atlas Air cargo planes taxi on the runway. (Pat Bell/Flickr)

The growth of and e-commerce in general is bolstering the fortunes of Rockford, Ill.’s Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD) and two air cargo carriers that use the airport, elevating the profile of a facility that must compete for air traffic with the Windy City’s dominant O’Hare International Airport.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
July 25, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

Is Amazon Moving Into a Former Ohio Mall Site?

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Almost every indicator points to an Amazon fulfillment center, or something like it, at an old Ohio mall near Akron.

Doug Livingston | Akron Beacon Journal
July 20, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

Amazon Logistics Seen as Way to Owning a Delivery Business

David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News has nearly 200 warehouses, a fleet of trucks and airplanes, and even its own delivery drones — yet the company has determined that is not enough to satiate its booming demand.

Chaney Skilling | The Denver Post
July 19, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

Amazon Poised to Propel Cargo Business at Illinois’ Rockford Airport

Mark Makela/Reuters

ROCKFORD, Ill. — Cargo business is poised to maintain its upward trajectory at Rockford’s airport, which has positioned itself as a spoke in the airfreight network that Amazon is building so it can deliver its products without relying solely on traditional shippers such as UPS and FedEx.

Isaac Guerrero | Rockford (Ill.) Register Star
July 9, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

Amazon to Open 60,000 Square Foot Oklahoma Warehouse

Joshua Lott/Bloomberg News

Additional permit applications filed this week show continued work to add an Amazon Delivery Center to the company’s growing Oklahoma City, Okla., presence.

David Dishman | The Oklahoman (Oklahoma City, Okla.)
July 6, 2018
Business, Logistics

Even Amazon’s Feeling the Strain From Insatiable Delivery Demand

David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News Inc.’s call for entrepreneurs to help expand its package-delivery network is a cry for help.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
July 2, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

Amazon Enlists Delivery Startups to Help Expand Shipment Volume

Jim Young/Bloomberg News’s ever-expanding retail empire is going to need more workers and vehicles to get millions of packages to shoppers’ doors. To do so, the web retailer is encouraging people to start their own delivery businesses.

Reed Stevenson | Bloomberg News
June 28, 2018
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Amazon’s No Enemy — In Fact, It Needs Us, U.S. Xpress CEO Says

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A vague mention of Inc.’s interest in any sector might be enough to send investors into a tizzy, but the top executive of U.S. Xpress Enterprises Inc. is unfazed.

Esha Dey | Bloomberg News
June 18, 2018