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Amazon’s success is not an accident. It is the result of imaginative planning, technological enablement and top-notch execution — that distributors can emulate.
Amazon's new fulfillment center and delivery station in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex town will create hundreds of new full-time jobs and give the company faster delivery times in the area.
Amazon, the world’s largest retailer and distributor “frenemy,” is considering placing fulfillment centers in malls where department stores once operated, adding another level of potential threat for the wholesale trade industry.
More than 13,000 health care and 7,000 government organizations have purchased PPE and other supplies through COVID-19 Supplies site on Amazon Business.
Though the fallout for distributors from COVID-19 continued to be a hot topic in April, news on Amazon Business garnered the most attention from MDM readers during the month. New data show the enormous number of SKUs available on the platform and that it may be poised to become the top industrial distributor in the U.S.
As Amazons ground and air delivery services continue to grow, the decision by FedEx highlights a dilemma often faced by distributors: Is the business gained from a relationship with Amazon worth the potential risks of working with a competitor? David Gordon of Channel Marketing Group weighs multiple considerations and potential alternatives for distributors.