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Amazon Wields Fulfillment Network to Fend Off Rivals

May 23, 2024

Amazon’s fulfillment network got some attention this week after GlobeSt reported the company had signed at least 6 new leases in the first five months of the year, equal to the space it had signed leases for in all of 2023. All 6 were for spaces in the western part of the country. Two days later, the Wall Street Journal said Amazon’s “postpandemic pullback in logistics expansion” was over in an article titled, “Amazon Is Reviving Its Logistics Expansion and Reshaping Its U.S. Distribution – The country’s largest e-commerce retailer is leasing more warehouse space in a bid to speed up deliveries, respond to growing competition.”

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