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Shipping/DeliveryJul 31, 2014 5:48 PM By Mike O'Brien
UPS plans to spend $175 million to increase holiday shipping capacity, including adding 50 new hub sorts and going from limited to full operations on Black Friday.
Shipping/DeliveryJul 31, 2014 12:14 PM By Mike O'Brien
UPS’ decision to invest $1B in Euro operations was based on Germany’s surging economy, growth in healthcare spending and competitors’ logistical build-out.
Shipping/DeliveryJul 29, 2014 1:38 PM By Mike O'Brien
As operations and fulfillment technology continues to evolve, merchants face a decision of implementing a warehouse management system (WMS), a warehouse control system (WCS) or both.
Shipping/DeliveryJul 29, 2014 1:28 PM By Curt Barry
Multichannel Merchant contributor Curt Barry offers some best practices to optimize your warehouse efficiency.
Shipping/DeliveryJul 29, 2014 1:11 PM By Mike O'Brien
In the never-ending decision over build vs. buy when it comes to software applications, a growing group of pure-play ecommerce providers is opting to develop their own homegrown warehouse management system (WMS), opting for the flexibility on upgrades and functionality over the comfort of relying on a vendor.
Shipping/DeliveryJul 29, 2014 12:59 PM By Mike O'Brien
As distribution center operations continually look to streamline operations and gain efficiencies, a labor management system inevitably becomes part of the conversation. So the question becomes: when does investment in an LMS make sense for my operations? And what are the main criteria to consider in making this important decision?
Shipping/DeliveryJul 25, 2014 7:28 AM By MCM Staff
ProShip, Inc., a provider of multi-carrier shipping software and distribution systems, was recently the first company to become certified as a DHL Global Mail International Solution provider. Here’s what the partnership means for ProShip’s global customers.
Shipping/DeliveryJul 22, 2014 1:48 PM By Mike O'Brien
In order to focus completely on its ecommerce Speed Commerce has completed the sale of its legacy distribution business segment to WYNIT Distribution, LLC.
Shipping/DeliveryJul 22, 2014 12:16 PM By Mike O'Brien
While the Chinese ecommerce market is growing wildly, getting goods there can prove tricky, attendees were told at Multichannel Merchant’s Growing Global conference.
Shipping/DeliveryJul 22, 2014 11:59 AM By Amine Khechfe
Endicia CEO Amine Khechfé shares some more best practices for making returns of items purchased online easier for consumers.