Retail Dive: Amazon Weighing Package Delivery Via Newspaper Couriers

by MR Magazine Staff

In another idea to find ways to stem its growing shipping costs, Amazon tried to leverage newspaper routes to make deliveries in Chicago this fall. The experiment, which used Tribune Publishing Co trucks, lasted just a couple of weeks. Tax issues involved with hiring the people to add the Amazon duties to their newspaper routes stymied the effort. Read more at Retail Dive.