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Endicia Introduces First Pay-On-Use Capability for USPS Return Labels  Jun 13, 2014 6:09 PM By Mike O'Brien

Endicia’s first-of-its-kind “pay-on-use” returns system allows online retailers to send non-prepaid USPS return labels, so postage is only deducted if the returned item hits the mail stream.

Most Consumers Willing to Wait If It Ships Free  Jun 11, 2014 1:14 PM By Mike O'Brien

Today’s “flex consumer” is channel agnostic and willing to wait longer to receive items purchased online if it means free shipping, according to a new survey released today by UPS and comScore.

Retailers Need to Prepare for Dimensional Weight Pricing  Jun 10, 2014 12:49 PM By Tim Parry

Dimensional weight pricing means the days of small packages delivered in enormous boxes will soon be over. CHAINalytics Vice President of Supply Chain Operations Irv Grossman talked about the effect dimensional weight pricing will have on shippers at IRCE 2014.

3 Tips for Cutting Ecommerce Subscription Order Fulfillment Costs  Jun 05, 2014 5:15 PM By Stephen Bulger

Ecommerce subscription programs can be a terrific benefit for online merchants, leading not only to recurring orders but also a streamlined order fulfillment process.

Shoe Carnival to Roll out Ship-From-Store  Jun 04, 2014 3:52 PM By Mike O'Brien

Shoe Carnival said its transition from 3PL to ship-from-store is foundational in terms of its overall omnichannel strategy.

Warehouse Management Systems, Warehouse Control Systems: Partners in Distribution Efficiency  Jun 03, 2014 12:12 PM By MCM Staff

Experts in operations and fulfillment agree there is a place for both warehouse management systems (WMS) and warehouse control systems (WCS).

Genesco Focusing on Omnichannel Rollouts, Growth  Jun 02, 2014 5:10 PM By Mike O'Brien

Genesco said it plans to implement several aspects of its omnichannel strategy later this year, seeing it as a significant growth area.

How to Not Get Kicked Off Amazon Marketplace (And Get Reinstated If You Are)  May 30, 2014 3:03 PM By Mike O'Brien

If you’re selling on the Amazon marketplace you need to know what can get you kicked off – and how to get back on if Amazon takes action against you.

Alibaba Plans to Buy Stake in Singapore Post  May 29, 2014 3:30 PM By Mike O'Brien

Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba plans to pay $250 million for a 10% stake in the Singapore Post, Singapore’s national postal system.

Home Depot to Roll Out New Order Management System  May 28, 2014 5:37 PM By Mike O'Brien

Home Depot announced on its Q1 earnings call that it plans to roll out a new Order Management System across its U.S. supply chain by the end of 2014.






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