Facts to consider about Amazon:

  • They accounted for 43% of all eCommerce sales in 2016
  • They accounted for 53% of all eCommerce growth in 2016
  • Shipping accounts for 12% of their costs, vs. 35% of SMB costs
  • It is estimated they have over 85 million Prime customers (49% of all households), who ship for free
  • They are adding more fulfillment centers and vehicles for free same-day delivery
  • They have deployed over 2,000 lockers
  • They deliver on Sunday, now 2.3 million packages every week