Amazon: Scaling the Logistics Network

Video Series Summary

Philippe Hemard, the Former VP of Amazon Logistics Europe, shares the story of how Amazon scaled the logistics network in Europe to deliver both Amazon-owned and third-party FBA products.

We explore:

  • Evolution of Amazon's European versus US logistics network
  • How inbound is organized and adapted for FBA
  • Sorting and picking of both sortable and non-sortable products inside the warehouse
  • How vertical players could have an advantage over Amazon
  • Amazon's relationship and competition with carriers
  • Outlook on challenges for scaling Amazon and FBA