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Description: Amazon.com Inc. is experimenting with a new delivery service intended to make more products available for free two-day delivery and relieve overcrowding in its warehouses, according to two people familiar with the plan, which will push the online retailer deeper into functions handled by longtime partners United Parcel Service Inc. and FedEx Corp.

Source: Bloomberg.com

Date: Oct 05, 2017

Link: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-10-05/amazon-is-said-to-test-own-delivery-service-to-rival-fedex-ups

Questions for discussion:

  • What is Amazon planning to do to improve efficiency, according to the report?
  • Do you think Amazon should try to create an independent delivery system?

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