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April 28, 2014 AT 12:00 am

Amazon, in Threat to UPS, Tries Its Own Deliveries #makerbusiness

Amazon, in Threat to UPS, Tries Its Own Deliveries @ WSJ.com.

The future of Amazon.com Inc. is hiding in plain sight in a San Francisco parking lot. Adjacent to recently closed Candlestick Park, Amazon is testing its own delivery network for the “last mile,” the final leg of a package’s journey to consumers’ doorsteps. Trucks loaded with Amazon packages and driven by Amazon-supervised contractors leave for addresses around San Francisco. Similar efforts are under way in Los Angeles and New York.


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