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Amazon Ships 2.5 Billion Packages A Year, With Billions More Coming, In A Major Threat To UPS And FedEx

Posted on AllSides December 13th, 2019
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Amazon, the big retail-industry disruptor, is about to deliver a big upset in the $900 billion U.S. logistics sector, investment bank Morgan Stanley has found in a nine-year study.

As of August, Amazon had delivered 46% of U.S. packages bought on its e-commerce platform through Amazon Logistics, the internal delivery arm it started in late 2014, more than double the 20% figure just a year earlier, Morgan Stanley said in the report published Thursday. In total, Amazon Logistics is already shipping over 2.5 billion packages annually in the U.S.,...

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