• Amazon blocked third-party sellers from using FedEx for ground-delivery shipping. FedEx says the move could potentially compromise sellers’ ability to “meet customer demands and manage their businesses.”
  • A group of businesses are joining forces to create a virtual logistics system to compete with Amazon. The virtual network includes shipping companies like ShipBop and Quiet Logistics and warehouse startups like Flowspace and Flexe to help retailers to compete with Amazon.
  • Walmart will test driverless grocery delivery in Houston. In the coming weeks, the retailer will use Nuro’s self-driving R1 vehicle to deliver food from select stores to customers.