For Amazon, “Strategic” Robotic Technologies Supporting E-fulfillment Automation Leads to Profitability

3Q 2015 | IN-3733

Amazon’s fulfillment costs as a percentage of revenue have been a perpetual drag on profitability. The company’s management bet that robotics and other forms of automation technology would reduce the costs and increase the efficiency of fulfillment operations, and this would have a significant positive effect on Amazon’s profitability. They were correct.

You must be a subscriber to view this Insight.

To find out more about subscribing:
Contact a representative about purchasing options.