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© Ken Wolter

In a post headed “Amazon shipping costs outpace sales growth as pandemic operating expenses soar“, SUPPLY CHAIN DIVE reports:

– Amazon’s shipping costs increased 57% YoY in Q3 to reach $15 billion, the company reported Thursday. Shipping costs grew faster than online sales (up 38% YoY) in the same period, which contained an unusually late Prime Day.

– Operational costs related to COVID-19 have added up to $7.5 billion for the year so far, according to comments by Chief Financial Officer Brian Olsavksy ...

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