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Amazon has announced plans to open a 645,000 square-foot distribution centre in the city of Bondurant, Iowa.

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Amazon is due to roll out 10,000 electric delivery vehicles in India by 2025, in a bid to reduce the company’s carbon footprint. Over 20 cities The fully electric vehicles (EVs), which are a combination of three-wheeled rickshaws and four-wheeled vehicles, will be operating this year in over 20 cities, including Delhi NCR, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Pune, Nagpur and Coimbatore. The EV...
Amazon is set to increase the fees it charges merchants in the US from February 2020. Logistical investment In February this year, Amazon has announced it will raise the fees it charges its sellers. The online retailer said that in 2019, it invested more than $15bn in infrastructure, people, and programmes, including its Fulfilment by Amazon (FBA) service. 150 new tools and services were al...
Amazon has announced plans to open a new fulfilment centre in Darlington, County Durham.  The 1.5m square-foot site will be the retailer’s first fulfilment centre in the North East and will create more than 1,000 new permanent jobs. Advanced Amazon Robotics technology The Darlington site will use advanced Amazon Robotics technology, with robots sliding under a tower of shelves where product...

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