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Amazon Plans to put 1,000 Warehouses in Suburban Neighborhoods

Parcel chutes at warehouse

BLOOMBERG, SEPTEMBER 16, 2020 By Spencer Soper for Bloomberg – Amazon.com Inc. plans to open 1,000 small delivery hubs in cities and suburbs all over the U.S., according to people familiar with the plans. The facilities, which will eventually number about 1,500, will bring products closer to customers, making shopping online about as fast as a quick run to the store. …

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Game Over. Amazon Smartphones-In-Trees Hack Thwarted

Smart phones hanging in tree

BLOOMBERG, SEPTEMBER 5, 2020 Drivers say they’re suddenly getting work following drought | Chicago drivers were putting phones in trees to get an edge By Spencer Soper for Bloomberg – Amazon.com Inc. contract drivers have noticed a sudden change this week in how the company assigns delivery routes, a sign that it has found a way to prevent rogue operators from gaming …

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Amazon drivers hanging smartphones in trees to get more work

Smart phones hanging in tree

BLOOMBERG, SEPTEMBER 3, 2020 Ferocious competition for work in a pandemic-ravaged U.S. economy suffering from double-digit unemployment leads to bizarre tactics By Spencer Soper for Bloomberg News – A strange phenomenon has emerged near Amazon.com Inc. delivery stations and Whole Foods stores in the Chicago suburbs: smartphones dangling from trees. Contract delivery drivers are putting them there to get a …

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SUPPLY CHAIN: Delivery drivers virus without sick pay, insurance, sanitizer

Delivery driver standing in front of his van with arms crossed.

REUTERS, March 25, 2020 (Reuters) – On his delivery route through Orange County, California, Joseph Alvarado made 153 stops one day last week for Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O), touching the inside and outside of his van, more than 225 packages, and dozens of customers’ doors and gates. In a global coronavirus pandemic that has infected about 420,000 people and killed nearly …

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