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The Resource Arriving today : from factory to front door--why everything has changed about how and what we buy, Christopher Mims

Arriving today : from factory to front door--why everything has changed about how and what we buy, Christopher Mims

Label
Arriving today : from factory to front door--why everything has changed about how and what we buy
Title
Arriving today
Title remainder
from factory to front door--why everything has changed about how and what we buy
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Mims
Title variation
From factory to front door--why everything has changed about how and what we buy
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A Wall Street Journal reporter travels the globe to tell the story behind the misleadingly simple phrase online shoppers increasingly take for granted: "arriving today." From factory laborers in Vietnam to longshoremen at the port of LA to truckers crawling our interstate highways to robots lurking in Amazon's "dark warehouses," here is an eye-opening investigation of the way online commerce is reshaping the globe, rewriting the rules of business, and redefining consumer expectations"--
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Provided by publisher
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mims, Christopher
Index
index present
LC call number
HF5761
LC item number
.M56 2021
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Delivery of goods
  • Shipment of goods
  • Express service
  • Business logistics
  • Electronic commerce
  • Amazon.com (Firm)
Target audience
adult
Label
Arriving today : from factory to front door--why everything has changed about how and what we buy, Christopher Mims
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The gathering storm -- The box -- Ships and other cyborgs -- Coming to America -- Parallel parking 1,200 feet of ship -- Longshoremen against the machine -- The largest robots on earth -- The little-known, rarely understood organizing principle of modern work -- How a management philosophy became our way of life -- Rime of the long-haul trucker -- 100 percent of everything -- How "Hitler's highway" became America's circulatory system -- The future of trucking -- What actually happens inside Amazon's warehouses -- The unbearable complexity of robotic warehousing -- Bezosism -- From Japan with love: origins of the Amazon way -- How warehouse work injures -- Amazon's employee-lite endgame -- The middle mile -- The future of delivery -- The last mile
Control code
on1252736954
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 325 pages
Isbn
9780062987952
Lccn
2021018564
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40030743675
System control number
(OCoLC)1252736954
Label
Arriving today : from factory to front door--why everything has changed about how and what we buy, Christopher Mims
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The gathering storm -- The box -- Ships and other cyborgs -- Coming to America -- Parallel parking 1,200 feet of ship -- Longshoremen against the machine -- The largest robots on earth -- The little-known, rarely understood organizing principle of modern work -- How a management philosophy became our way of life -- Rime of the long-haul trucker -- 100 percent of everything -- How "Hitler's highway" became America's circulatory system -- The future of trucking -- What actually happens inside Amazon's warehouses -- The unbearable complexity of robotic warehousing -- Bezosism -- From Japan with love: origins of the Amazon way -- How warehouse work injures -- Amazon's employee-lite endgame -- The middle mile -- The future of delivery -- The last mile
Control code
on1252736954
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 325 pages
Isbn
9780062987952
Lccn
2021018564
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40030743675
System control number
(OCoLC)1252736954

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