Jan 25, 2017 - Technology

Amazon taking to high seas

Amazon has shipped at least 150 containers from China to the U.S. since October. The WSJ found the details in shipping documents from ports of entry. Amazon hasn't bought ships, it's just booked space.

Why this matters: Amazon has been trying to take control of all the steps of a product's life from factory to customer's front door. It already plans to lease 40 cargo jets and has bought shipping trucks.

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