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FedEx is launching a new e-commerce platform as it competes with Amazon

FedEx is launching a new e-commerce platform as it competes with Amazon

fedex Announce Today, it will launch a “new data-driven commerce platform” this fall Called FedEx Which it says will give online merchants “comprehensive e-commerce solutions,” including supply chain management data. The platform will depend on what you offer with ShopRunner, which is Online e-commerce store Company Bought in 2020.

The company writes that fdx will combine new features with those already in ShopRunner, such as enabling merchants to give estimated delivery times to customers as they shop and order, or data on the carbon impact of supply chain resources. FedEx says that when fdx launches in the fall, it will add “more efficient and cost-effective deliveries” using its data. FedEx's system will also enable a “personalized post-purchase experience” so brands can provide customers with more accurate shipping information.

FedEx has lost ground to Amazon, and so has UPS, and so has Amazon Make more home package deliveries In the United States in 2022 more than either. It comes just a few years after the online retail giant created a logistics operation that largely uses tightly controlled third-party contractors who Amazon insists are not its employees.

the edge I contacted FedEx for more information, but they did not immediately respond.

Updated January 14, 2024 at 3:43 PM ET: Updated to add clarity.

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