Bright and early this Wednesday.

 

The way we move weight is changing.

Remember when Fedex, UPS, and DHL were duking it out as the parcel carrier of choice in the early-to-mid 2000s? One would have never imagined that just a decade later, they’d be competing with the likes of tech companies powered by apps like Uber, Lyft, or Shypt that are trying their hand at consumer-driven package and delivery.

As if we didn’t already see this coming, Amazon has a plan to “consume the city” siphoning former Uber executives, employees from Fedex and USPS, and running pilot tests in major hubs like LA, Miami, and Chicago to dominate the package delivery market.

The new business opportunity for the online giant is measured at $400 billion, promising expansion of its existing shipping business, and providing more control over its current logistics and delivery.

What does this mean for us? Greater adoption for the on-demand environment that hits a little closer to home.

Moving.
Sherrell

 

 
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