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Amazon to control more of its own deliveries

E-commerce firm is inviting drivers for its "on-demand" delivery service to handle its standard packages

If the gambit works, industry analysts said that it could help Amazon contain its shipping costs, which grew more than 18 per cent to US$11.5 billion last year.

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AMAZON.COM Inc is quietly inviting drivers for its new "on-demand" delivery service to handle its standard packages, as the online retailer known for low prices and razor-thin profit margins looks to speed up delivery times and...