Why Is Amazon Setting Up Its Own Air Delivery Network?

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Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) recently reported that it had signed a deal to lease 20 Boeing 767 widebody freighter aircraft to add capacity to its delivery capabilities. When it already uses services of carriers such as UPS (NYSE:UPS) and FedEx (NYSE:FDX), why is Amazon setting up its own air delivery network?

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