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Amazon has been one of the most popular and leading force in e-commerce for long time.
Although it faces many ups and downs within the time, but it did not stop itself to become one of
the most successful pioneers in e-business, it is the largest online retailer of the world. [Eri13].
The factor that may affect the influence to buy or not to buy from Amazon is relatively an access
to the internet, number of internet users, provide better internet, expansion into new markets etc.
As Amazon is expanding more and more, they have to pay attention on the supply side of the
company. The population that uses internet has grown at a very fast speed in recent years and it
continues to increase. So there is a clear chance of increase in online shopping.
When Amazon.com was first launched it was an online bookstore which others though
doomed to fail. Many critics thought Jeff Bezos is crazy when he stocked his online bookshop
with one million book titles. The e-business has since expanded to sell all sorts of products like
music, electronics, videos, pharmaceuticals, pet supplies, home improvement products and
groceries. Not to mention its evolution as a marketplace for third party sellers, a supply chain
management expert for business customers and Amazon Web Services for networking
Amazon.com follows both vertical and horizontal integration in supply chain
management. Vertical integration in Amazon can be explained by considering the following
example. A certain batch of book needs to be shipped to several countries in Asia, so the supply
chain takes the particular books from the inventory and divides into its respective country. Now
the batch is ready to be shipped when a new order is being placed that needs to be shipped to a
similar client. So what it does that the supply chain moves horizontally in the batch distribution
cycle and adds the particular unit to be shipped with the previous batch. This saves a great deal
of time, resources and most importantly, greatly improves the supply chain management of the