Jul 122017
 

Inside Amazon

“Nightline” takes you Inside Amazon to see the massive retail business on the biggest online shopping day of the year.  Amazon has one of the top supply chain networks in the world.

Jeff Bezos and Amazon Quotes

Jeff Bezo Inside Amazon and its supply chain

At one time people might of thought Jeff Bezos was crazy for opening up an online book store.  He has changed their minds now.  Take a look Inside Amazon.  Amazon’s supply chain is simply amazing.

Jeff Bezos Amazon Woolworths quote supply chain

May 272017
 

The future of warehouses may be one with fast shipments and few human employees if robots like Kiva Systems continue to invade the workplace.

Quotes from Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

  • “If your customer base is aging with you, then eventually you are going to become obsolete or irrelevant. You need to be constantly figuring out who are your new customers and what are you doing to stay forever young.” ~ Jeff Bezos, CEO Amazon
  • “The most important single thing is to focus obsessively on the customer. Our goal is to be earth’s most customer-centric company.” ~ Jeff Bezos
  • “We see our customers as invited guests to a party, and we are the hosts. It’s our job every day to make every important aspect of the customer experience a little bit better.”  ~ Jeff Bezos

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Mar 192017
 
Feb 262017
 

Amazon Robots

Amazon robots are a major technology boost.  Technology has changed so many things in supply chain and will continue to make things more efficient and effective.  Amazon has done some amazing things making their supply chain and is the envy of many top companies.  Hopefully you will get a lot out of the videos that are posted.  We enjoy watching them and believe they are great resources for people to watch as well.

Amazon and Automation Quotes

  • “If you never want to be criticized, for goodness’ sake don’t do anything new.”  ~ Jeff Bezos.
  • “In many cases, jobs that used to be done by people are going to be able to be done through automation. I don’t have an answer to that. That’s one of the more perplexing problems of society.” ~ John Sculley.
  • “The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.” ~ Bill Gates.
  • “All businesses need to be young forever. If your customer base ages with you, you’re Woolworth’s.” ~ Jeff Bezos.
  • “For the blue-collar worker, the driving force behind change was factory automation using programmable machine tools. For the office worker, it’s office automation using computer technology: enterprise-resource-planning systems, groupware, intranets, extranets, expert systems, the Web, and e-commerce.”  ~ Tom Peters.
  • “The goal as a company is to have customer service that is not just the best but legendary.” ~ Sam Walton.

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Amazon robots Make Life Great

amazon robots

Nov 252016
 

Amazon Drones

Thought this was an interesting video and might spur some discussion.  We will only see more and more stories about drones.  Whether you like them or not, drones are here to stay.

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Nov 242016
 

Exclusive Interview with Jeff Bezos – Founder & CEO of Amazon.com

Walmart and Amazon Supply Chain Information.

 

Interview with Jeff Bezos Amazon supply chain

 

Jul 112016
 

Amazon Warehouse – behind the scenes

Amazon Quotes:

  • “Barnes & Noble and Borders had a vested interest in ensuring the book business was protected. Amazon’s strategy is radically different. Amazon can afford to use [books] as a vehicle to sell everything else.”   ~ Oren Teicher
  • “Your margin is my opportunity.” ~ Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon
  • “We’ve done price elasticity studies, and the answer is always that we should raise prices. We don’t do that, because we believe — and we have to take this as an article of faith — that by keeping our prices very, very low, we earn trust with customers over time, and that that actually does maximize free cash flow over the long term.” ~ Jeff Bezos
  • “We innovate by starting with the customer and working backwards. That becomes the touchstone for how we invent.” ~ Jeff Bezos

Amazon Supply Chain Information.

 

Apr 112016
 

Amazon Fulfillment

Amazon fulfillment center’s cover 14 miles of conveyor belts.

Quotes Regarding Amazon and Retail

  • “We see our customers as invited guests to a party, and we are the hosts. It’s our job every day to make every important aspect of the customer experience a little bit better.” ~ Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon.
  • “If you make customers unhappy in the physical world, they might each tell 6 friends. If you make customers unhappy on the Internet, they can each tell 6,000 friends.” ~ Jeff Bezos, done amazing things with the retail supply chain.
  • “The best customer service is if the customer doesn’t need to call you, doesn’t need to talk to you. It just works.” ~ Jeff Bezos
  • “Give ordinary folk the chance to buy the same things as rich people.” ~ Sam Walton, founder of Walmart. Supply Chain Guru. 
  • “In the South, we tell stories. We tell stories if you’re in a sales position, if you’re in a retail position, you lure your customer by telling a story. You just do.” ~ Tate Taylor
  • “Jeff Bezos was one of those best and brightest who came to N.Y. to work in finance. He didn’t need to know anything about retail bookselling to start Amazon.”  ~ Jose Ferreira

Here is an assortment of retail blogs regarding Walmart, Amazon, Alibaba.

Amazon Fulfillment Supply Chain quotes

Jan 262016
 

Cyber Monday at Amazon’s fulfillment center

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