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    Amazon to test facial recognition technology to verify seller identity

    As e-commerce continues to grow, so does the need for better security measures. To that end, online retailer giant Amazon is testing out new facial recognition technology to help verify the identities of its sellers. Prospective sellers in the U.S. can now opt to participate in a voluntary test of…

    23 Nov

    Prime Air: Amazon officially rolls out drone delivery to customers

    It's official. After years of development announcements, Amazon will be rolling out delivery by drone for Prime customers in areas of California and Texas. While that's a small slice of customers, for now, this news couldn't be more important for the commercial drone sector, which has been gathering tons of momentum over…

    26 Aug

    Peak shipping season ahead of the holidays is about to begin

    Traditional peak season for ocean shipping begins in August. Ocean spot rates for U.S. trade route are up 2%, to $8,423. A decline that Amazon sellers  were seeing in ocean spot rates and in premium surcharges across many trade routes as demand for containers softened has reversed, with congestion at…

    12 Aug

    What is Amazon FBA and why does it matter?

    It's no secret that Amazon is the largest online retailer in the world. With over 300 million active customers, it offers billions of products to choose from in some categories.  But what you may not know is that Amazon also has an Amazon FBA program which stands for fulfillment by…

    8 Oct

    Freight Insurance and Cargo Insurance. What is the difference?

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    Freight insurance and cargo insurance are two different types of policies that protect your products from loss, damage, or theft. There is a critical distinction between freight insurance and cargo insurance that you should be aware of if your company is involved in international shipping. Freight insurance has limits on…

    10 Aug