Within a few weeks, Amazon.com will begin competing directly with longtime partners United Parcel Service, FedEx and DHL.
But not in the United States. At least, not yet.
in the first quarter, Amazon is expected to acquire the 75 percent of
the French package-delivery company Colis Privé that it doesn’t already
own. Though the French company is small relative to the multinational
giants that move Amazon parcels around the globe, the acquisition will
be the biggest step yet that the online retail giant has taken to move
into the business of delivering packages for others, as well as itself.. . . more