Shocking bug! Amazon's multi-category zero reviews are also on Best Seller Top1
On June 2nd, some sellers reported that there seemed to be a bug on the Amazon page, and Best Seller (the most popular product generated by Amazon based on listing sales) appeared in the advertising space at the bottom of the detail page for products in multiple categories. the orange logo, but the sales of the product did not increase. So far, bugs in some categories have been fixed, and the reason why a large number of products appear with the Best Seller logo is not clear, and Amazon has not responded to this.
Source: Ebang Power
This fee will increase on Amazon US starting June 30!
On June 1, Amazon US announced that due to the rising costs of distribution, transportation, warehousing and customer service in North America, Amazon will increase Amazon logistics remote delivery fees on June 30, 2022. The increase in fees is in line with or below the industry average for delivery services.
Amazon will also adjust package size weights in rate calculations to better align with standard FBA rate structures.
Source: Amazon Announcement
US robot orders up 40% in the first quarter
On May 30, according to the US "Wall Street Journal" report, due to the labor shortage problem across the United States, the application of robots has become a method for many companies to alleviate this problem.
Data show that robot orders in the United States in the first quarter of this year increased by 40% compared with the same period in 2021. The report said that rising wages and a large number of employee absences caused by the new crown pneumonia epidemic have forced companies to seek technological means to deal with labor shortages.
Source: CCTV News Client
Walmart drone logistics covers 4 million American households!
On May 30, Walmart announced that it will expand its DroneUp drone delivery service to 34 U.S. locations by the end of the year, covering six states in Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Texas, Utah and Virginia. 4 million American households. Between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. every day, purchases up to 10 pounds (9 catties) total and pay $3.99 for shipping, and the items will be delivered by drone within 30 minutes.
Each drone is expected to deliver more than 1 million packages per year. The British "Guardian" said that this is the "first large-scale drone delivery plan" in the United States.
Source: E-commerce News
eBay to adjust SpeedPAK shipping rates starting June 1
On May 30th, eBay issued a notice on the adjustment of shipping costs for SpeedPAK from June 1, 2022.
He said that due to the continuous impact of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, international oil prices remained high and aviation fuel costs continued to rise. Shanghai and other cities have gradually recovered, and the resumption of production and production of electronic products has caused a run on the only air freight space currently available, resulting in a rise in transportation costs from the mainland and Hong Kong to multiple destination countries to varying degrees.
In order to ensure the good operation and on-time delivery of SpeedPAK, from June 1st, SpeedPAK will appropriately adjust the service charges for shipments from mainland China and Hong Kong to the United States, the United Kingdom, France, etc. to ensure that eBay sellers ship directly by mail Service stability.
Source: E-commerce News
Freight rates may rise sharply in June
On June 1st, according to the Financial Associated Press, freight forwarders revealed that large international airlines are planning to increase freight rates in mid-June.
The increase is still under careful evaluation, and the range is at least 10%.
Source: Shipping Network
ONE orders 10 new container ships
On May 31, Singapore-based Ocean Network Express ( ONE ) has signed a newbuilding contract for 10 13,700 TEU containerships, which are expected to be delivered in 2025.
Hyundai Heavy Industries, the world's largest shipbuilding company headquartered in South Korea, and Japan's Japanese shipyard will each take over the construction of five container ships.
These ships are designed with the highest standards of efficiency as well as various technical features to reduce the sailing impact on the environment.
Source: container news
Port of Los Angeles still deferring 'container detention charges'
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have seen a 48% reduction in the total amount of aging cargo at the terminals since the plan was announced on Oct. 25, so despite Maersk's warning, the Port of San Pedro Bay will continue to impose "container detention charges". ” implementation was delayed again by a week until June 3.
If charges are implemented in the future, the port will:
For containers scheduled to be trucked, the carrier will charge per container for 9 days or more.
For containers shipped by rail, the carrier will be charged if the container stays for three days or more.
The Port of San Pedro Bay will charge carriers $100 per container for shipping, an increase of $100 per container per day.
The fees will be used to increase efficiency, speed up shipments and address congestion, according to the Port of California.
Source: container news