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Jeff Bezos says we're four or five years from drones being able to deliver small packages right to your house, largely because the company has to work with the FAA to make sure it's legally allowed to run the Prime Air program.
(November 30, 2013)
Amazon.com is reportedly moving into warehouses owned by suppliers like Procter & Gamble (PG) to cut back on costs and shipping times, potentially giving the online retail giant an edge over competitors. According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, some of Amazon’s important suppliers are sharing warehouse space with the company.
(October 17, 2013)
"I believe we’re witnessing the birth of a new transportation mode, one that will take many years to develop and mature (but will probably happen sooner than we think)."
(August 26, 2013)
So, what is the implication for logistics? Well, just like what I have been discussing relative to 3D Printing, there is a chance this could revolutionize air freight delivery in the package space.
(August 26, 2013)
Google Glass is Google’s project to create augmented reality glasses. Google Glass is being designed for consumers, but the first clear business application may occur in warehouses.
(March 10, 2013)
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