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Hundreds lose jobs as Amazon axes delivery partners across US

Amazon.com Inc. is severing ties with small delivery firms around the country -- putting hundreds of drivers out of work -- in an effort to eliminate partners that aren’t meeting its standards......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 14th, 2020

Hundreds lose jobs as Amazon axes delivery partners across US

Amazon.com Inc. is severing ties with small delivery firms around the country -- putting hundreds of drivers out of work -- in an effort to eliminate partners that aren’t meeting its standards......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 14th, 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

Delivery company cuts 78 jobs in Portland as Amazon ends contracts

A Kent, Washington, delivery company is laying off 78 workers, mostly drivers, from two sites in Portland. Delivery Force filed notice of the layoffs with Oregon workforce officials Feb. 13. The affected workers are from two sites in Portland: 3610 .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 21st, 2020

Amazon ends delivery firm contracts, resulting in thousands of layoffs

Delivery companies around the country are laying off at least 2,200 employees as Amazon ends contracts, including hundreds in Washington state. Amazon told the Business Journal it’s planning to provide laid off employees with opportunities to work fo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 20th, 2020

Hundreds in North Carolina to lose jobs as Earth Fare lays out plan

New public records are beginning to paint a picture of Earth Fare's widespread layoffs across North Carolina......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 18th, 2020

Amazon Purges Three Last-Mile Vendors This Week

Three owner-operators have lost delivery contracts with Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) this week, resulting in anticipated layoffs for hundreds of drivers. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 17th, 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

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

Study: "Instacart Effect" Created Tens Of Thousands Of New Jobs, Hundreds Of Millions In New Revenue

Online grocery same-day delivery and pickup platform Instacart helped the grocery industry create 23,000 new jobs and $620 million in incremental revenue across just four states, according to a study by Dr. 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

Apple is sitting out the city"s tech office boom, at least for now

One year after the tech giant announced it would bring hundreds of jobs to New York, and on the heels of major Manhattan lease announcements by Facebook Inc. and Amazon.com Inc., the city’s real... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 24th, 2019

Sears is laying off hundreds of corporate employees

Sears gathered employees in a room at a San Francisco office on Wednesday and told them all that they would lose their jobs, according to a source......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 14th, 2019

Sears is laying off hundreds of corporate employees

Sears gathered employees in a room at a San Francisco office on Wednesday and told them all that they would lose their jobs, according to a source......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 14th, 2019

The 25 American industries most likely to lose hundreds of jobs if the US-China trade war continues

Ann Hermes/The Christian Science Monitor via Getty Images Bankrate determined the 25 industries that have lost the most US jobs as a result of the US-China trade war using data .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 11th, 2019

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

Shipping company to eliminate 64 jobs south of Dayton

A courier service south of Dayton plans to lay off 64 people, according to a notice filed with the state of Ohio. Inpax Final Mile Delivery Inc., a consumer shipping service provider that locally conducts operations from an Amazon.com, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZ.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 4th, 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

Sears closing more stores as hundreds lose jobs at HQ

Struggling retailer still shrinking, but the hedge fund that bought it out of bankruptcy won't say how much.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 5th, 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