Supply Chain

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Amazon makes first commercial drone delivery

Thirteen minutes — that’s all it took from the time the customer clicked “order” on Amazon to when the package was delivered in the first official legal delivery of the Internet giant’s PrimeAir drone delivery service in rural England.

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NRF seeks to address fees related to port disruptions

The National Retail Federation and a coalition representing retailers, manufacturers, truckers, transportation intermediaries and other business groups have asked the Federal Maritime Commission to set new policy preventing terminal operators and ocean carriers from charging unfair fees when uncontrollable incidents such as storms and strikes keep cargo from being picked up from ports on time.