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Amazon Debuts One-Hour Delivery for Manhattan Customers

David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News

Amazon.com Inc. began offering one-hour delivery in Manhattan Dec. 18, the retailer’s latest effort to connect consumers with products they order online as quickly as possible.

December 19, 2014
Business

Amazon Snags Sorting From FedEx to Avert Package Pileups

David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News

Amazon.com Inc., seeking to avoid shipping delays that marred last year’s holiday season, is taking more control of its delivery system by opening “sorting centers” around the country.

December 15, 2014
Business

Department of Labor Investigates Worker Deaths at Amazon Warehouses

David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News

The Department of Labor said this week that it’s examining two worker deaths at warehouses operated by Amazon.com, the world’s largest online retailer.

Bloomberg News
June 16, 2014
Business

Amazon Tests Drones for Home Delivery

Amazon.com Inc. via Bloomberg

E-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc. is developing aerial drones that it said could deliver products directly to consumers’ homes within the next five years.

Transport Topics
December 2, 2013
Business

Amazon, Postal Service Set Deal to Start Sunday Package Deliveries

Online sales giant Amazon.com said it has crafted a deal that has the U.S. Postal Service delivering its packages on Sundays in a few areas, a move the company said would speed shipments and help the retailer compete for customers who might otherwise go to brick-and-mortar stores.

November 18, 2013
Business

Amazon to Offer Sunday Package Delivery Through Postal Service

Ken James/ Bloomberg News

Amazon.com Inc. said it is working with the U.S. Postal Service to begin offering Sunday package delivery in Los Angeles and New York City beginning this week.

Transport Topics
November 12, 2013

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