Jeff Bezos Personally Dumps A Truckload Of Dirt On Fedex’s Future
Amazon wants to be plenty of things, the most predictable of which is its ambition to control America’s shipping backbone. The company’s efforts to bring users whatever they desire in 24 hours requires movement by land, air and sea.
Today, the company broke ground on expanding its airborne ambitions, breaking ground on a three-million-square-foot Prime Air airport outside Cincinnati (in Kentucky). In case the optics of three million square feet is lost on you, it’s essentially a parking garage for a 100 cargo jets. Amazon doesn’t even have that many jets yet, but the hub is housing for the company’s grand logistics ambitions.