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Autobaggers: Out with plastic, in with paper
At least for e-commerce delivery mailers and bags, that is. Both Amazon and Walmart are making the transition as paper-based autobagger suppliers bring on new machines. It won’t all happen tomorrow, but the trend line is set.

ShipBob adds Amazon’s VP of North America Fulfillment, Melissa Nick, as CSCO
As first chief supply chain officer for omnichannel fulfillment network provider, Nick will help steer ShipBob's next chapter of growth. Nick will manage ShipBob's partner network of 50+ fulfillment centers across the United States, Canada, Europe, and Australia.

Top 20 warehouses 2022: Merger and acquisition momentum
Demand for dry and cold chain warehousing remained strong in 2022 and is expected to continue climbing steadily in 2023. As the sectors continue to evolve, warehouse operators are attracting investor attention, consolidating, and changing their names.

Top 20 warehouses: Top 20 refrigerated and 3PL warehouses 2020
Battling the impacts of the global pandemic and handling a massive surge in e-commerce orders, North American third-party logistics providers saw their business remain fairly even in 2020 while the e-commerce portion grew by 28% over 2019.

Report: 28% growth rate projected for U.S. 3PL ecommerce through 2020 as online buying expands
Armstrong & Associates publishes new report that looks at ecommerce impact on 3PL market, logistics costs, and Amazon's dominance.

Amazon Hiring 100,000 Employees Across North America to Help with COVID-19 Sales Growth
Amazon continues to expand its workforce as the COVID-19 pandemic has led to an increase in ecommerce activities.

Amazon jobs announcement points to size of fulfillment operations expansion
Amazon seeks to add another 100,000 operations jobs, cites opening of 100 new operations buildings in September alone including fulfillment centers, delivery stations, sortation centers and other sites.

Is your supply chain focused on the customer experience?
Amazon’s supply chain begins with the customer and works backwards. But Amazon is not alone.

How Amazon wins the war for talent
Along with building out an unparalleled network, Amazon is investing in associates to win the war for talent

A visit to Amazon’s robotic fulfillment center
The robots are impressive, but what makes Amazon Amazon is delivering a customer experience. You don't get that by automation alone.

Ultimation Industries is finalist for Amazon’s Woman-Owned Small Business of the Year Award
Chosen from among 1,300 entrants, the provider of large conveyor systems recently expanded into smaller, ‘quick ship’ products and systems that are sold through their website and in Amazon’s stores.

S&H Systems names new executive vice president
Former Amazon global business leader brings 30 years of experience in building large scale technical and operational teams.

The Big Picture: On-Demand Delivery on Your Doorstep
The latest iteration of last-mile delivery is rapidly changing not just how quickly we take delivery of our latest purchase, but the picking and packing of orders in the distribution center.

New Amazon initiative helps employees start their own package delivery business
Amazon will take an active role in helping interested employees launch their own package delivery businesses.

Automation Options to Battle the Amazon Effect
Amazon’s inventory selection and Prime shipping have forced other businesses to pivot in their go-to-market strategies.

September 2023 Modern Materials Handling

Providers of automated packaging and carton right-sizing solutions have thrived by offering systems that deliver on labor and parcel shipment savings— now they’re looking to further evolve by looking to use lighter materials and support flexible “box-first” workflows.

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