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Airspace Technologies launches voice-responsive shipper tracking tool [VIDEO]

Airspace Technologies launches voice-responsive shipper tracking tool [VIDEO]

July 24, 2017 at 5:47 pm 0 comments

Shippers can use Amazon.com’s voice recognition feature to track, trace and review shipments with Alexa-enabled devices. Logistics company Airspace Technologies, which specializes in time-critical shipments, launched its Amazon Alexa-enabled application that allows device users to track, trace and review their shipments using voice commands. Finding the status and expected deliveryRead More

Prime membership surges as Amazon moves on broader market share

Prime membership surges as Amazon moves on broader market share

July 7, 2017 at 5:54 pm 0 comments

A survey of 500 Amazon.com customers by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) found that the e-commerce giant now has approximately 80 million Amazon Prime customers in the United States, up 37.9 percent from 58 million members over the same time period last year. The test was conducted over the firstRead More

Freightos envisions e-commerce market dominated by Amazon, Alibaba

Freightos envisions e-commerce market dominated by Amazon, Alibaba

July 6, 2017 at 5:39 pm 0 comments

Amazon is on track to command 50 percent of the global e-commerce market by 2021, says Hong Kong-based freight marketplace company Freightos, however wielding that sort of clout in the grocery space, will prove more challenging. “Despite the acquisition of Whole Foods, Amazon still lacks the refrigerated equivalent of theRead More

Patent for hive-like urban drone warehouse hints at Amazon’s e-commerce strategy

Patent for hive-like urban drone warehouse hints at Amazon’s e-commerce strategy

June 27, 2017 at 5:39 pm 0 comments

A patent application for an urban drone delivery warehouse filed by Amazon.com provides a glimpse at the e-commerce giant’s potential plans for large-scale drone delivery, and it has set the logistics industry abuzz with last-mile speculation. In addition to looking like a beehive, the latest concept drawn up by Amazon’sRead More

Prime Air pilots picket Amazon board meeting in Seattle

Prime Air pilots picket Amazon board meeting in Seattle

May 23, 2017 at 5:57 pm 0 comments

[UPDATED] Pilots that fly for Amazon.com’s Prime Air picketed the e-commerce giant’s annual shareholders meeting, held today in Seattle. The pilots, who fly for Atlas Air World Wide (AAWW), picketed outside the venue to pressure Amazon leadership to reverse the high attrition rate that Atlas Communications Committee chairman Michael GriffithRead More

Amazon makes major bid to boost European warehouse market share

Amazon makes major bid to boost European warehouse market share

April 24, 2017 at 5:50 pm 0 comments

Amazon is in the market for 1,300 warehouse units across Europe as the e-commerce company rushes to consolidate market share for its one-hour Prime Now delivery service. The Telegraph reports that the warehouses will be set up near population centers, allowing Amazon to store high-demand items near customers. Prime subscriptionRead More

Amazon’s on-demand manufacturing sends tremors through supply chain

Amazon’s on-demand manufacturing sends tremors through supply chain

April 19, 2017 at 11:11 pm 0 comments

If Amazon’s latest clothing manufacturing plans become a reality, air cargo companies stand to lose billions in revenues. Yesterday, the e-commerce giant was awarded a patent for a localized manufacturing setup that eliminates much of the traditional supply chain, bringing manufacturing closer to consumers than ever before. That said, it’sRead More

CHAMP integrates hands-free Amazon technology into airfreight

CHAMP integrates hands-free Amazon technology into airfreight

April 13, 2017 at 5:34 pm 0 comments

Trying to track down your latest shipments? Try giving them a shout. As demand rises for voice-recognition technology in the logistics business, CHAMP Cargosystems has launched its “Traxon Air Cargo Shipment Tracking” on Amazon’s cloud-based voice service, called Alexa. Through Alexa, customers can now interact with CHAMP’s Traxon track-and-trace applicationRead More