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  • Amazon’s new ‘same-day nodes’ will displace postal deliveries

    Posted on February 22nd, 2021 at 01:06 Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

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    Amazon’s new ‘same-day nodes’ will displace postal deliveries

    By Brian Livingston

    The market dominance of Amazon in online retail is well known. But what’s less understood is the effect the corporate giant’s expansion into superfast delivery services will have on the US Postal Service and private parcel companies.

    Marc Wulfraat has extensively studied Amazon’s plans in the United States and 22 other countries in his role as president of MWPVL International, a logistics consulting service based in Montréal, Québec.

    In the past year, Amazon has built eight new “same-day fulfillment centers” in the US.

    Read the full story in AskWoody Plus Newsletter 18.7.0 (2021-02-22).