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Amazon Creating More Than 100,000 Seasonal Jobs  Oct 20, 2015 8:14 AM By Mike O'Brien

Amazon said it is creating 100,000 seasonal positions across its U.S. network this holiday season to meet increased demand, up from 80,000 hired in 2014.

UPS Announces 2016 General Rate Increase of 4.9% to 5.2%  Oct 16, 2015 1:37 PM By Rob Martinez

Effective December 28, UPS Ground rates and accessorial charges will increase by an average net 4.9%, and UPS Air and International services and accessorials, including UPS Air Freight rates within and between the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico, will increase an average net 5.2%.

USPS Raising Shipping Services Rates 9.5% After Holiday Season  Oct 16, 2015 12:13 PM By Tim Parry

The United States Postal Service filed notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission of proposed price changes for its Shipping Services products to take effect next year, following the conclusion of the holiday season. The average Shipping Services price change is 9.5%, which results in an average shipping price of less than $5.50 per shipment across […]

Ingram Micro To Acquire Dutch Ecommerce Firm Docdata  Oct 14, 2015 10:31 AM By MCM Staff

Technology-supply chain solutions firm Ingram Micro plans to acquire Docdata, a Dutch provider of order fulfillment, returns logistics and online payment.

New Report Identifies Omnichannel Fulfillment Leaders, Highlights Gaps  Oct 14, 2015 9:52 AM By Mike O'Brien

Given growing customer expectations, more retailers are investing in new omnichannel capabilities, but room for improvement remains, a new report found.

How Supply Chain Visibility Helps You Navigate Complexity  Oct 13, 2015 5:07 PM By Gary Allen

More companies are realizing the critical importance of increasing their supply chain visibility in order to meet increasingly heightened customer demands.

Pottery Barn, West Elm Already Giving Holiday Shipping Cutoffs  Oct 13, 2015 2:53 PM By Nate Lozier

You might be buying pumpkin spice spice, but holiday prep is here for major retailers, with Pottery Barn and West Elm giving their holiday shipping cutoffs.

Kohl’s Adds Same-Day Delivery in 6 New Markets with Deliv  Oct 12, 2015 3:53 PM By MCM Staff

Kohl’s has added same-day delivery service in 6 new markets, bringing the total to 9, with help from crowdsourced last-mile delivery provider Deliv.

AliExpress Selects Newgistics for U.S. Deliveries  Oct 07, 2015 4:39 PM By MCM Staff

Newgistics, a provider of end-to-end commerce solutions for top retailers and brands, announced that it will provide delivery services in the U.S. for products purchased through AliExpress.

Amazon Flex Pushes Into Uber, Postmates Territory  Oct 02, 2015 11:25 AM By Mike O'Brien

Amazon Flex pushes into Uber territory by tapping independent contractors to fulfill one- and two-hour orders for Prime members in 11 metro areas.






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