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Amazon Japan to build stable of 10,000+ independent couriers

E-commerce titan seeks metro-area drivers for same-day deliveries

Amazon will build its own team of couriers in Japan after a key shipper decided to withdraw from same-day delivery service.

TOKYO -- Amazon Japan aims to build a team of 10,000 independent couriers in the Tokyo region by 2020 to continue offering same-day delivery service without relying on major parcel delivery companies.

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