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By Lauren Fruncillo April 10, 2021 - 7:05 pm

Amazon Air launches new air gateway in Alaska

Amazon have recently announced the launch of a new air gateway at Fairbanks International Airport in Fairbanks, Alaska. The new development means that the service will expand to reach more customers in the area who will also experience shorter delivery times. "The addition of this gateway

Indian reseller platform Meesho raises $300M in funding round

Indian reseller platform Meesho has raised $300M in a funding round led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2 with participation from existing investors such as Prosus Ventures, Shunwei Capital, Venture Highway and Knollwood Investment. Meesho have expressed their current goal of enabling 100 million small and medium

Amazon drive sustainability with electric vehicles

According to Operations Manager Ben Davies, based in Bristol, electric vehicles are playing a key role in Amazon’s route to zero emissions. Ben who has a passion for the environment and sustainability is one of the many people driving sustainability forward within the company, supporting the

Amazon certified as Top Employer in Italy, Spain and France

Amazon have recently announced that they are recognized as a Top Employer in Spain, Italy, and France by the Top Employers Institute. This certification is said to acknowledge the quality of the work environment, professional development opportunities, and programs available to Amazon employees. The program which

Shopify achieves Direct Air Capture carbon removal milestone

Many ecommerce giants have been boasting their sustainability achievements as of late but Shopify recently announced that they have purchased more Direct Air Capture carbon removal than any other company in history. This milestone comes with their agreement to purchase 10,000 tonnes of removal from

Amazon to open first fulfillment center in Amarillo, Texas

Is this the way to Amarillo? says Amazon as they plan to open their very first fulfillment center in Amarillo, Texas. In the new one million square-foot fulfillment center, which is expected to launch in early 2022, Amazon employees will work to pick, pack, and

Flipkart to deploy more than 25,000 Electric Vehicles in India

Flipkart have announced that they will deploy more than 25,000 Electric Vehicles in India by 2030. Building on their commitment to transition their logistics fleet to electric vehicles Flipkart have already started deploying 2-wheeler and 3-wheeler electric vehicles in multiple locations for delivery across the

Wholesale marketplace Abound raises $22.9M

Abound, a wholesale marketplace helping merchants stock up with unique products has recently raised $22.9M in a series A funding round led by Left Lane Capital. According to Abound the funding will help them expand their services internationally, grow their team, and enhance their tech

The Climate Pledge signed by 20 new companies

The Climate Pledge has once again welcomed a flurry of businesses bringing the total amount of companies to 53. 20 companies spanning agriculture, renewable energy, hospitality, financial services, creative services, technology, forestry, and the construction sector have joined the climate pledge committing to working toward