Amazon Contractors Confront Customer Bias in Driver Reviews
Amazon trusts customers to provide an honest rating of their delivery driver. But what if the customer is biased against the driver?
Pie From the Sky? Walmart Drone Deliveries Take Off
Drone delivery is no longer a thing of the future. It’s happening in Hampton Roads, Va., and soon, at Walmart stores across the country.
More Amazon Layoffs: 9,000 on Top of the 18,000 in January
NEW YORK — Amazon plans to eliminate 9,000 more jobs in the next few weeks, CEO Andy Jassy said in a memo to staff on March 20.March 20, 2023
Automated Truck Developer Gatik to Make Kroger Deliveries
Autonomous technology developer Gatik is partnering with grocery store chain Kroger for deliveries via automated medium-duty trucks in the Dallas area.
Walmart Beats Q4 Expectations, Remains Cautious on Guidance
NEW YORK — Walmart on Feb. 21 reported strong sales during the holiday season as budget-conscious consumers looking for better deals on groceries and other items flocked to its stores.
Amazon Revenue Beats Q4 Estimates, Profits Slump
NEW YORK — Amazon on Feb. 2 reported worse-than-expected profits, but its revenue beat expectations, boosted by sales in North America businesses and the cloud-computing unit AWS.
Fleets, Tech Developers Chart Course to More Sustainable, Efficient Supply Chains
LAS VEGAS — Electric and autonomous vehicles can help build more sustainable and efficient supply chains, but the freight transportation sector will need to overcome various challenges to realize their potential.
Amazon to Sell Bay Area Office Complex as Sales Growth Cools
Amazon .com Inc. is selling a vacant Bay Area office complex purchased about 16 months ago, the company’s latest effort to unwind a pandemic-era expansion that left it with a surfeit of warehouses and employees.
Amazon Expands Prime Service to More Stores
Amazon.com Inc. is expanding a program that lets Prime subscribers use the company’s speedy delivery service when shopping on other websites.
Amazon to Slash More Than 18,000 Jobs in Escalation of Cuts
Amazon.com Inc. is laying off more than 18,000 employees — the biggest reduction in its history — in the latest sign that a tech-industry slump is deepening.