Afternoon Coffee: Amazon Raises Storage and Transportation Fees for Suppliers, White House Orders $50 Billion Tariffs on China


Amazon announced this week it is charging a slew of new fees to sellers and suppliers covering inventory storage and transportation. President Trump announced Thursday his administration is preparing to impose at least $50 billion worth of tariffs on Chinese imports. Afternoon Coffee brings you the latest in procurement and supply chain news.

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