Online retailer Amazon has claimed that the number of Sunday deliveries in its network has quadrupled in the past 12 months. The retailer’s own logistics network began making deliveries seven days a week in January 2014, following a successful trial in London during the previous peak period. Amazon did not disclose how many deliveries were made over last year’s peak, or how many were delivered on a Sunday, but claimed Sunday 21 December was the busiest of 2014 for deliveries […]
Online retailer Amazon has announced it will open a 304,800m² fulfilment centre in Coalville, Leicestershire later this year.
Amazon is a “10 tonne gorilla in the room” in the e-commerce market according to the founder of Metapack, who publicly called out the threat of the online retailer to the market for the first time.