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Amazon and DHL reportedly team up

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Reports suggest Amazon and DHL are teaming up in Kentucky and Germany. (GeekWire / Fly Away)

Amazon is reportedly partnering with the German-based DHL delivery service for its Prime Air transport operation in Kentucky as well as for Amazon Fresh food deliveries in Germany.

The Lane Report says Amazon will begin processing shipments at DHL’s facility at Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport in May. The arrangement would give Amazon a head start on its $1.5 billion plan to use the airport as a major shipping hub for its Prime Air fleet.

DHL would use the facility at night for its own operations, as usual, but let Amazon use it during the day, sources told The Lane Report.

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