//Supply Chain by Amazon sounds like Amazon Prime for manufacturers

Supply Chain by Amazon sounds like Amazon Prime for manufacturers

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Amazon is bringing its advanced logistics capabilities to businesses that don’t even sell on the marketplace. In an announcement on Tuesday, the e-commerce giant says its new Supply Chain by Amazon service lets sellers ship products directly from factories — whether it’s going to Amazon or not.

As part of the program, Amazon will pick up, ship, and deliver products to customers from manufacturing facilities across the globe. It will also manage customs clearance, ground transportation, bulk storage, and inventory replenishment. This means sellers shouldn’t have to worry about the supply chain side of their business, letting them focus solely on marketing their products and taking care of sales.

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