Amazon Unveils Logistics Services Revenues: More Than One in Six Dollars of Total Revenues

Amazon and logistics will be one of the biggest developments in online retail for the next ten years. Fueled by “Fulfillment by Amazon”, this part of the business is only continuing to grow. And it is large already. Financial Times (paywall):

The Seattle-based company revealed that these services accounted for $6.438bn in sales in the quarter, which is more than one in six dollars of total revenues. Logistics services were the fastest-growing part of Amazon’s retail business during the quarter, growing 36 per cent from a year earlier on a currency adjusted basis.

This is a strong data point not only in favor of Amazon vertically integrating more parts of the logistics chain (as the company is currently doing) but also for marketplaces making money in accompanying services in general.

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