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Shipping/DeliverySep 15, 2015 12:14 PM By Mike O'Brien
UPS said it expects to hire 90,000-95,000 seasonal employees this year to support the anticipated increase in package volume, the same as in 2014.
Shipping/DeliverySep 14, 2015 2:55 PM By Mike O'Brien
Actress Melissa Joan Hart should’ve known better than to exploit the Sept. 11 tragedy to promote her clothing line via a free shipping offer using “911.”
Shipping/DeliverySep 11, 2015 12:30 PM By Mike O'Brien
Google Express has expanded into 7 Midwestern states with overnight delivery, and plans to test out grocery delivery in San Francisco and another market.
Shipping/DeliverySep 09, 2015 4:43 PM By Mike O'Brien
Holiday peak season represents up to 40% of retail sales in 6 weeks. What’s learned in that crucible can become part of a continuous DC improvement process.
Shipping/DeliverySep 09, 2015 11:52 AM By Mike O'Brien
Toys R Us, ahead of the holiday crowd, slashed its free shipping threshold for Toys R Us and Babies R Us from $49 to $19 except for some heavy/large items.
Shipping/DeliverySep 09, 2015 10:26 AM By Mike O'Brien
Uber plans to provide dozens of retail and apparel brands in New York and San Francisco with same-day delivery, and is in talks with ecommerce platforms.
Shipping/DeliverySep 04, 2015 1:11 PM By Mike O'Brien
Driven by the growth in ecommerce and same-day delivery, more distribution centers are being built on spec as demand causes available space to tighten up.
Shipping/DeliverySep 02, 2015 1:52 PM By Mike O'Brien
Pickup app Curbside has expanded to New York and Los Angeles, and is testing an updated pickup location with color-coded lights to signal shoppers.
Shipping/DeliveryAug 27, 2015 3:44 PM By MCM Staff
International airfreight comparison site ParcelHero, an ecommerce fulfilment specialist, says Jet.com will be a game-changer in the industry, thanks to its unique cost saving approach to logistics.
Shipping/DeliveryAug 27, 2015 2:51 PM By MCM Staff
Uncovering the latest insights into the online shopper’s expectations during the holiday shopping season, a new survey by eBay Enterprise and CFI Group reveals that consumers desire multiple ordering and more shipping options; while proving that product availability and late deliveries have the biggest impact on retailers’ bottom line.