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Amazon Germany has started hiring its own drivers as it ramps up its logistics arm in one of its biggest markets.

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Amazon has launched The Climate Pledge, a commitment to meet the Paris Agreement ten years early. The Climate Pledge The Climate Pledge, launched by Amazon, is a plan to become carbon neutral by 2040 and reach the Paris climate agreement ten years early. The retailer is also asking other companies to sign the pledge. Companies that sign agree to measure and report greenhouse gas emissions r...
Amazon Japan will begin installing Amazon Lockers in retail outlets and train stations this year. Partnering with retailers The ecommerce operator will introduce this service through partnerships with FamilyMart convenience store chain, supermarket operator Fuji Citio and Odakyu Electric Railway. The lockers will appear in dozens of retail outlets and train stations by the end of this year,...
Walmart is currently trialling a new fulfilment service whereby it will store and ship products for third party vendors. “ Fulfilled by Walmart ” According to Marc Lore, the US e-commerce chief at Walmart, the new fee-based service could not only be a revenue-generating area for the retailer’s e-commerce arm, but also allow it to move more products from third-party merchants, especially one...

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