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Amazon opens new fulfillment center outside of Edmonton

On June 28, Amazon announced plans to establish a new fulfillment center in Ascheson, Parkland County, some 25 miles west of Edmonton, Alberta. The facility will support Amazon fulfillment/distribution needs across Western Canada.The more than 600,000 square foot Parkland location will be its first robotics facility in Alberta. Despite the warehouse's use of robots, Amazon will hire more than 1,000 full- and part-time staff to work at the facility, which ... [+]

Amazon Buys 11 Planes to Bolster Air Fleet

Amazon has purchased 11 Boeing 767-300 aircrafts — seven from Delta and four from WestJet. These will be added to its air fleet by 2022 after undergoing passenger-to-cargo conversions. The WestJet aircraft are slated to take to the skies with Amazon packages this year. Amazon took a big leap forward in ... [+]

Amazon to build two state-of-the-art operations facilities in Hamptons Roads, VA

Amazon will establish a multi-story robotics fulfillment center in the City of Suffolk, creating 1,000 new jobs, as well as a 650,000-square-foot processing center (cross-dock) in the City of Chesapeake, which will bring 500 new jobs. In addition to the 1,500 direct jobs these two investments will help generate, ... [+]

Amazon Plans to offer Chinese Sellers Shipments by Air

Reported by the Wall Street Journal: Amazon.com Inc. has developed a business to handle shipments for its sellers by land and by sea—and soon by air. The Seattle-based retail giant is planning to offer its sellers in China the ability to fly their goods internationally as air cargo, according to an ... [+]

Amazon bringing new fulfillment center to Jacksonville

Online retail giant Amazon is the latest household name to bring distribution operations to Northeast Florida. The company is establishing an 800,000 square-foot fulfillment center in North Jacksonville. “Becoming a member of the Jacksonville community is very exciting for us as we grow our presence in Florida. We’re proud to be creating more than ... [+]

Atlas Air to Provide Services to Amazon

Per its May 5 press release, Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. will be providing air cargo services to support Amazon’s package deliveries to its customers. The new agreements are expected to be meaningfully accretive to Atlas Air Worldwide’s earnings and cash flows over time. “We are excited to begin a strategic ... [+]

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