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58 © 2021 Talent Solutions. All Rights Reserved. • Amazon's logistics costs have skyrocketed over the past decade, with shipping and fulfillment costs growing almost 40-fold between 2009 and 2021. During that same time period, revenue grew almost 20-fold. • Shipping and fulfillment costs amounted: • 15.6% of net sales in 2009 • 32.9% of net sales in 2021 • Last year alone, the company's shipping costs, which include sortation and delivery centers and transportation costs, amounted to $76.7 billion, with fulfillment costs (e.g. costs of operating and staffing fulfillment centers) adding another $75.1 billion to a hefty logistics bill.

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