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Amazon fulfillment
posted on Jun 2 2020

Amazon is now the 4th-largest delivery network in the United States.

  • Amazon now operates nearly 500 logistics facilities in the U.S. covering 173 million square feet and another 1,100 globally that cover 262 million square feet
  • Amazon delivered 2.3 billion of the 4.5 billion parcels (58%) it shipped to U.S. consumers in 2019
  • Amazon’s 2.3 billion parcels delivered to U.S. customers represents 22% of the 10.6 million U.S. online retailer parcel deliveries in 2019
  • Free next-day delivery cost Amazon $1.5 billion in 2019
  • Internationally, Amazon handled 48% of its own deliveries—1.2 billion of the 2.5 billion packages it shipped outside of the U.S. in 2019
  • Amazon has invested $60 billion since 2014 in building out fulfillment warehouses, leasing airplanes and buying delivery vans
  • 97% of Amazon’s fulfillment and data center space in 2019 was leased
  • 42% of Prime members said Amazon orders have arrived more quickly over the past year compared with only 19% of Amazon customers who are not members of Prime