Shipping/Delivery ARCHIVE

Package Deliveries Helped USPS Revenue’s Grow in 2013  Nov 15, 2013 3:53 PM By Tim Parry

The U.S. Postal Service lost $5 billion in fiscal 2013, which ended on Sept. 30. However, the USPS highlighted in a press release that it did see a slight revenue increase, thanks in part to an 8% growth in its package services business.

USPS Announces 2.4% Shipping Increase for 2014  Nov 14, 2013 12:44 PM By Erin Lynch

The United States Postal Service has announced that customers will see a price increase of 2.4% effective Jan. 2014 for its shipping services.

Amazon-USPS Sunday Delivery a Win for Consumers  Nov 12, 2013 10:25 AM By Tim Parry

It sounds like Amazon did its homework when it decided to offer Sunday delivery to its Amazon Prime members. And the U.S. Postal Service was smart enough to pounce on the opportunity to be its Sunday delivery provider.

Amazon Sunday Delivery Offers USPS New Revenue  Nov 12, 2013 8:55 AM By Daniela Forte

Amazon’s recently-announced partnership with the U.S. Postal Service, which expands delivery offerings for Amazon Prime members to include Sundays, offers a promise of much needed revenue for the USPS and improves its relevancy in the parcel delivery business.

Amazon and USPS Team Up for Sunday Package Delivery  Nov 11, 2013 8:32 AM By MCM Staff

Amazon is working with the U.S. Postal Service to deliver packages on Sunday, starting in the Los Angeles and New York metropolitan areas.

Great Customer Service Expected to Drive Customer Loyalty this Holiday  Oct 30, 2013 12:14 PM By Erin Lynch

Want to know how to capture the loyalty of a holiday shopper? It turns out it’s all about high-quality customer service, free shipping, and offering deals and discounts, according to a recent study by PriceGrabber. Read more to get a clear and focused snapshot on where the consumer will shop, how much they will spend, and what makes them continually come back this holiday season.

Report Suggests Customer Experience May Trump Free Shipping  Oct 29, 2013 4:20 PM By Tim Parry

An overwhelming majority of holiday shoppers will respond to retailers’ promotions offering free shipping, and they will ultimately shop with the retailer who can guarantee an on-time delivery date and/or the best shopping experience.

UPS Expects Cyber Monday Pick-up Volume to Rise 10%  Oct 28, 2013 2:32 PM By Tim Parry

UPS said it expects pick-up volume on Cyber Monday, Dec. 2, to eclipse 32 million packages globally, an increase of 10%.

Saks Launches Off 5th Ecommerce Site  Oct 23, 2013 9:54 AM By Daniela Forte

Saks Fifth Avenue launched an ecommerce site for its off-price franchise, Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, which went live in September. Here is what the company has planned for their ecommerce site.

Amazon Raises Free Shipping Minimum to $35  Oct 22, 2013 6:44 PM By Tim Parry

Amazon spokesman Erik Fairleigh said in an email that the company had not changed the minimum order amount for free shipping in more than a decade. That amount was previously $25.






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