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Amazon to trial one-hour delivery via bike messengers

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 09 Dec 2014 9:19 User comments (1)

Amazon to trial one-hour delivery via bike messengers The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Amazon will trial one-hour delivery of goods via bike messengers starting in New York City.
"Amazon Prime Now" aims to cut delivery time of products to customers in order to cut more into the benefits of shopping at physical stores, according to sources cited by the WSJ.

They also revealed that Amazon has been experimenting with three separate courier services to determine the fastest and most careful option for the trial.

Amazon will use its West 34th Street location as a base for bike messengers, who will earn around $15 an hour and work eight hour shifts.


Sources and Recommended Reading:
Amazon Tests Bike Messengers for One-Hour Delivery in New York City: www.wsj.com

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112.12.2014 13:15

Almost as bad as the idea for quad copter deliveries.

Cmon there is saving money and there is being a right tight-arse.
Guess which one Amazon is.

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