Amazon.com is ramping up its logistics game in China by developing an airfreight service for the merchants operating on its site, The Wall Street Journal reported.
Amazon.com is ramping up its logistics game in China by developing an airfreight service for the merchants operating on its site.
The Wall Street Journal found an Amazon Logistics website that described how the e-commerce giant currently helps merchants ship packages via sea, and that it’s working on airfreight solutions that it plans “to quickly introduce” to a “large number of our sellers.”
Amazon didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.
The move seems to be part of a big wave of investment by Amazon in all matters related to transportation— from an air fleet carrying packages between its U.S. fulfillment centers to last-mile delivery systems such as drones. An airfreight service with China would be key to help some of the world’s largest manufacturers speedily deliver products to Amazon’s U.S. warehouse network.
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