Author: Yelda Ozkoca

Amazon Prime Comes to Mexico

In March, Amazon launched Amazon Prime Mexico, in a bid to capitalize on its extensive logistics network and capture a bigger share of the Mexican e-commerce market. According to the Wall Street Journal’s Robbie Whelan, at least six major logistics companies have invested heavily in their logistics operations, allowing them to import and export to countries in Latin America. Upgrading one’s Amazon account to an Amazon Prime subscription has benefits such as free, one-day delivery to Mexico’s four-largest cities. Additionally, the expansion will offer two-day shipping to the rest of the country. Products will be delivered from Amazon’s fulfilment...

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The Internet of Things (IoT) and How It will Help Logistics

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a phrase that explains the concept of physical devices being linked to the web, and each other. It is a computing technology that enables physical devices to exchange data. The physical devices can be objects, animals and digital machines given special identifiers, and the capacity to exchange information over the internet without human intervention. The use of it in modern logistics is gathering pace, as developers work around the clock to address fundamental challenges. On the other hand, the cloud (or more formally, cloud computing) is the ability to access personal or business...

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