Amazon deliver over 100 million items to healthcare and government organizations
| 07 June, 2020
Amazon Business has announced that 13,000 healthcare providers and 7,000 government organizations were able to leverage COVID-19 Supplies by mid-May since it launched on March 31.
COVID-19 Supplies, which has expanded to Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Japan and India, is a service for communities and does not make a profit. All standard referral fees for third-party sellers that are supplying products for this effort have been waived. During this time of unprecedented demand, Amazon’s global supplier network and fulfillment expertise have enabled the delivery of PPE and other critical supplies to those on the front lines.
“We’re using our expertise and resources to find, distribute, and deliver these vital products to help alleviate the supply shortages affecting those on the front lines,” said Alexandre Gagnon, Vice President of Amazon Business Worldwide. “I’m proud of our teams who have engaged with thousands of new manufacturers and suppliers around the world to source products for this effort. We’re humbled by the trust customers have placed in us during this difficult time, and we’ll continue working to meet the needs of those on the front lines."