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Amazon Delivery Contractor Bear Down Logistics To Shutter Facilities

Bear Down Logistics, a provider of last-mil.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 14th, 2020

Company that partnered with Amazon in five states will shutter operations

Bear Down Logistics rapidly expanded to deliver packages but failed to meet standards, a warning to Amazon delivery partners that the company is an exacting client willing to cut them off......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 16th, 2020

Amazon delivery station opens in Salem, company confirms

Amazon has opened what's called a delivery station in Salem as the company grows its Oregon logistics operations......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals1 hr. 50 min. ago

Company that delivered product for Amazon closing Sussex facility, laying off 95

An Illinois-based transportation company that delivers product for Amazon.com inc. is shutting down its facility in Sussex, resulting in the layoff of 95 employees. Bear Down Logistics of suburban Chicago said it will cease operations at its facility.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 18th, 2020

Logistics firm to close Tampa site, cut jobs due to loss of Amazon contract

A delivery transportation firm is shuttering its Tampa location due to a canceled contract with Amazon. Lenexa, Kansas-based RailCrew Xpress LLC will lose the contract as of April 12. The logistics firm notified the state on Thursday that as a .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 17th, 2020

RailCrew Xpress Laying Off 600-Plus Drivers After Losing Amazon Contract

Kansas-based RCX Logistics, also known as RailCrew Xpress, is citing the loss of its Amazon contract as the reason it will permanently lay off hundreds of delivery drivers in Texas, Alabama and Florida in April. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 14th, 2020

Lenexa logistics company loses Amazon contract, shutters Tampa site

A Lenexa-based delivery transportation firm is shuttering its Tampa location because of a canceled contract with Amazon. RailCrew Xpress LLC will lose the contract as of April 12. The logistics firm notified the state Thursday that as a result .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2020

Greater Cincinnati delivery service to close, lay off 105

An Illinois-based transportation company is shutting down its only facility in Greater Cincinnati, resulting in the layoffs of all 105 employees. Bear Down Logistics, located at 4520 Port Union Road in Fairfield, will cease operations April 13, accordin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 13th, 2020

Pinnacle Logistics will lay off 1,600 BWI-area workers. Amazon plans to hire them back.

A trucking and aviation services contractor for Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) will lay off more than 1,600 employees at its BWI/Marshall Airpot location this spring, but the online retail giant will hire most of them back as it seeks to bring more of its Pri.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 21st, 2020

Pinnacle Logistics will lay off 1,600 Baltimore workers. Amazon plans to hire them back.

A trucking and aviation services contractor for Amazon will lay off more than 1,600 Baltimore-area employees this spring, but the online retail giant will hire most of them back as it seeks to bring more of its Prime Air operations in-house. Fort Wo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 17th, 2020

Amazon Delivery Partner Cuts More Than 400 Jobs In Texas

Letter Ride, a delivery service provider for Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), is cutting 423 positions at facilities across Texas. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaOct 11th, 2019

Amazon’s delivery contractors announce upwards of 2,000 layoffs even as the mega-retailer"s logistics demand balloons (AMZN)

Photo by Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto via Getty Images A slew of Amazon delivery service partners (DSP) nationwide have announce.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 11th, 2019

Delivery company at Amazon facilities cutting more than 200 workers in Dallas area

Delivery company at Amazon facilities cutting more than 200 workers in Dallas area.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 7th, 2019

Amazon starts hiring own drivers in German last-mile delivery push

Amazon has begun hiring its own drivers in Germany and plans to open 11 more distribution centers to expand its delivery business in its second biggest market, the firm's German logistics chief said in an interview......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 17th, 2019

First look: Amazon opens Southeast Austin delivery facility as part of expanding logistics network

Amazon.com Inc. has delivered 300 jobs to a new facility in Southeast Austin. The technology giant held a media tour Sept. 10 for what it calls a delivery station at 7000 Metropolis Dr. About 300 full-time and part-time employees work at the cavern.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 11th, 2019

Amazon"s shipping network is plagued by late deliveries

Amazon's late delivery rate has more than doubled from 2017 to 2019 as it moves from FedEx, UPS, USPS, and other traditional logistics partners......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 3rd, 2019

Amazon Threat to FedEx Is No Longer ‘Fantastical’

Reports that FedEx is offering discounts to bolster demand for its air-delivery network shows how much the e-commerce giant has already disrupted the logistics industry......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 24th, 2019

FedEx declines to renew U.S. Express contract with Amazon

The shipping giant's decision reflects long-simmering tension with the online retailer, which has its own logistics operation that's taken the most lucrative delivery routes for itself......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 7th, 2019

FedEx declines to renew U.S. Express contract with Amazon, a move that could affect the retailer during holiday shipping season

The shipping giant's decision reflects long-simmering tension with the online retailer, which has its own logistics operation that's taken the most lucrative delivery routes for itself......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 7th, 2019

Here"s how Amazon robots could make the deliveryman extinct

Amazon revealed a plan this week to offer all Prime members one-day shipping and it stunned the market, but the biggest logistics innovation from Jeff Bezos may depend on Scout, a robot that can replace human-based last-mile delivery......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 28th, 2019

Amazon "Sneezes" One-Day Delivery, And A Chill Envelops Retail, Logistics Landscape

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Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 26th, 2019