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E-Land Technology Driven E-commerce was informed that according to media reports, Amazon announced that the company is building a new coronavirus testing center for "a small number of frontline employees." According to a report from the Los Angeles Times the previous day, Amazon employees have filed a complaint with the Californian authorities requesting a safety investigation into the workplace.
Amazon employees have held strikes and other protests in the past few weeks, requiring the company to close and clean warehouses where many employees have tested positive. According to the "Washington Post" report, Amazon has at least 64 warehouse employees have been tested positive for the new coronavirus.
It is unclear whether Amazon will produce its own reagents, or whether it will only try to get as many reagents from the current limited supply and process them in its own laboratory. From the Amazon statement, it looks like the latter. The company said that "the new coronavirus reagents are scarce and the distribution is very strict", and said that "a large number of tests can only be obtained if" non-governmental organizations, companies and governments take collective action ". ability".
Amazon stated that it has formed a team of internal employees. Its members include research scientists, procurement experts and software engineers. They will shift their daily duties to laboratory work. Amazon said: "We are not sure how far we will go in the relevant time period, but we think this is worth a try, and we are always ready to share anything we have learned." For now, Amazon's new crown virus detection will be "gradual" Style ".
Previously, Amazon employees have been complaining that they did not receive the sick leave wages promised by the company. Drivers said that they were dismissed due to absence from work. Some employees said they could not afford the cost of not working and lacked basic protective equipment such as hand sanitizer. Of employees said that Amazon's warehouse is like a "hotbed" of the new crown virus.
Three major functions of Amazon's global store seller APP online
On April 9th, in order to assist Chinese sellers, Amazon's global store sellers APP launched three major functions.
These three functions are the global sales dashboard, the buyer comment function and the UAE station online. If the seller is connected to multiple regional accounts, you can see the global sales dashboard through the Amazon Seller App and compare the sales performance of each site. At the same time, sellers can also view and compare sales performance in different dimensions by switching sites, sales indicators, or date ranges.
For sellers of US sites, if they have joined the Amazon brand registration, they can read and reply to buyer reviews on the Amazon seller app, and report on buyer reviews that do not comply with Amazon policies. In the future, the buyer comment function will also be launched on other sites.
In addition, the seller's APP is officially launched on the UAE site. The seller opens the Amazon seller's APP and selects "Asia-Pacific-UAE (United Arab Emirates)" to log in.
It is understood that recently, Amazon Global Store also said that the exclusive customer service manager service-growth plan is officially open to Chinese sellers in Japan. Participate in the program to get an "exclusive" account manager, establish contact with multiple Amazon teams, and have the opportunity to join the testing of new projects and get guidance from dedicated account managers and other Amazon project experts.