Flexport's Petersen courting Amazon
Yes, I do
Fantastic long read in The New Yorker, the culmination of a five-month investigation into the rise and rise and rise of Amazon, from detailing the leadership ethos instilled by founder Jeff Bezos and the relentless quest for expansion across a range of industries, to the experiences of retailers on its platform and workers in its warehouses. It compares to Facebook and Google like General Motors compared to Ford: “It is not a product company but a process company”. For anyone who wants to understand how and why Amazon works the way it does, this is the definitive article.