For years Amazon has been looking for a solution for the “last mile” delivery. Now with AmazonTote, the successful solution found within Amazon Fresh grocery delivery service; Amazon may have found the answer. More important Amazon.com may be positioned to become the world’s largest retailer.
Think of it as the Milk truck meets the information super-highway, The service “offers customers free weekly home delivery regardless of order value on a specified day. The goods are delivered in reusable, weatherproof tote bags to the customer’s address.”
Utilizing a fleet of small trucks and lessons learned within AmazonFresh, Amazon.com now has the ability to be in front you’re your house on a weekly and then daily basis. Just think how this will change the Heat-N-Eat and Ready-2-Eat food category. Restaurants and legacy grocery retailers look out. With an aging population that is now technology savvy this just may very well become the new Meals on Wheels.
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