Amazon is to open a fulfilment centre in Rugby – the first of four that it plans to open in the UK this year.
Amazon’s ‘frustration-free packaging’ has eliminated 181,000 tons of packaging material since it was first introduced ten years ago, according to the retailer.
A fire that took place at Amazon’s Rugeley distribution centre on Saturday is being treated as suspicious after an investigation found the blaze was “most likely caused deliberately”.
Amazon has launched a service that will enable couriers to enter a customer’s home to make a delivery. Next month the service, called “Amazon Key”, will be available to Prime customers across in 37 cities across the Unite States.
A 130,000 sq ft Amazon logistics facility has been completed in Hamburg. The site, developed by Gazeley, will be used for distribution across Northern Europe.