FedEx, UPS Fall as Amazon Threat Grows Bigger

| February 9, 2018

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Amazon is at it again. After rattling stocks in the healthcare, grocery and online crafts industries in recent months are throwing its weight around in shipping. The Wall Street Journal reported Friday that the e-commerce giant is preparing to launch a delivery service for businesses, positioning it to directly compete with shipping giants and the United States.

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Asia Shipping Logística Integrada

A Asia Shipping oferece soluções de logística integrada internacional; entre elas, o agenciamento de cargas marítimas e aéreas de importação e exportação. Os clientes da Asia Shipping contam também com serviço de contract logistics (armazenagem e transporte rodoviário), desembaraço aduaneiro, seguro de carga e cargas de projeto, além do transporte ferroviário e cabotagem.

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Asia Shipping Logística Integrada

A Asia Shipping oferece soluções de logística integrada internacional; entre elas, o agenciamento de cargas marítimas e aéreas de importação e exportação. Os clientes da Asia Shipping contam também com serviço de contract logistics (armazenagem e transporte rodoviário), desembaraço aduaneiro, seguro de carga e cargas de projeto, além do transporte ferroviário e cabotagem.

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