Amazon Drone Delivery Trial Launches in Cambridge England

By Patrick Moulton | Thu, Dec 15, 2016

Sorry to have another blog article about Amazon, but I'm guessing their Drone Delivery business unit didn't coordinate with the AmazonGo business unit press release timing. Regardless, I thought the update to be worthy of sharing and discussing.

Amazon has announced the success of its first autonomous drone delivery December 7th, 2016. The service is called Prime Air and its lofty objective is to have a half hour order cycle times --meaning that it should take less than a half-hour from the time that the customer clicks "buy" to the point where the customer has their order.

Sounds great in concept, but I have to agree with Moulton Logistics' CEO, Larry Moulton on this one and say, "I'm skeptical." Yes, technically Amazon has already proven it can be done with the success of their first delivery that was made in only 13 minutes, but there are some humorous observations that can be made from their video primarily with the "test market."

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Has Amazon Revolutionized Brick-and-Mortar Retail?

By Patrick Moulton | Tue, Dec 13, 2016

I would not want to be a COO at any of today's large brick-and-mortar retail stores now that Amazon has revealed its latest innovation, Amazon Go. The first store is scheduled to go live in Seattle in early 2017. Take a look at the future of brick-and-mortar retail, brought to you by the leader of online retail.

 

 

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Brick and Mortar Retail Stores Changing Strategies to Compete with Online Commerce

By Patrick Moulton | Tue, Sep 20, 2016

Online shopping is becoming the norm. With American consumers spending an average of $2,000 each year shopping online, it's no wonder that big box retailers are responding to the threat of their online competition. These big box retailers are approaching these strategies in different ways.

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Impact of the Panama Canal Expansion June 26th, 2016

By Patrick Moulton | Wed, Jun 22, 2016

 About the Expansion

June 26th, 2016 will be a milestone date for global transportation with the delayed opening of the $5.25 billion Panama Canal expansion. 

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