Sunday, May 11, 2014

FedEx to charge by package size: Massive problem for Amazon

Sounds boring, right?  It's actually a key datapoint that online shopping is beginning to hit capacity constraints - real physical capacity constraints - that will limit future growth. Does having paper towels delivered to your house via jet and truck really make sense?  And don't forget greenhouse gas emissions...

Web shoppers beware: FedEx to start charging by package size.

http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304655304579547632772245734

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