Shipping/Delivery ARCHIVE

O+F Advisor Distribution Center Roundup, Feb. 18, 2015  Feb 18, 2015 11:08 AM By Mike O'Brien

A listing of some recently announced expansions, additions and closures in retail distribution and fulfillment centers.

West Coast Port Shutdown to Continue Through the Weekend  Feb 13, 2015 4:44 PM By Mike O'Brien

The West Coast port shutdown will continue through Monday as the two parties appear no closer to a resolution, as many call on President Obama to step in.

4 Shipping Predictions Ecommerce Businesses Need to Watch in 2015  Feb 11, 2015 3:03 PM By Amine Khechfe

Four shipping predictions that ecommerce business owners need to know in orders to stay competitive in 2015.

Bizrate Insights Finds Late Deliveries Could Cost Amazon Prime Almost 10% of Members  Feb 11, 2015 9:56 AM By Mike O'Brien

Nearly 10% of Amazon Prime members are considering non-renewal because of late deliveries, Bizrate Insights found in a new survey.

USPS 1Q Shipping and Package Volume Increased 12.8%  Feb 10, 2015 11:14 AM By Tim Parry

Total volume for the USPS was 42.6 billion pieces compared to 42 billion pieces in the same quarter the previous year. Shipping and package volume increased 12.8%. However, liquidity remains a concern.

Possible Shutdown Looms Over West Coast Ports as Two Sides Engage in Brinksmanship  Feb 05, 2015 5:51 PM By Mike O'Brien

Barring a major breakthrough, a crippling West Coast port shutdown could happen in 5-10 days, costing the economy $2 billion per day, according to the NRF.

Returns Processing is a Vital Part of a Successful Omnichannel Strategy  Feb 05, 2015 3:06 PM By Murtaza “Zeke” Hamdani

Returns processing is an extremely important part of the customer experience and the overall omnichannel shopping journey, yet it is often glossed over.

UPS To Add Peak Season Surcharges, Seeking to Offset Operating Costs  Feb 03, 2015 1:04 PM By Mike O'Brien

UPS CEO David Abney said the company will add peak season surcharges on residential deliveries to recoup network investments and improve operating results.

Brennan Starts Role as New U.S. Postal Service Postmaster General  Feb 03, 2015 11:28 AM By Mike O'Brien

Megan J. Brennan officially becomes the 74th Postmaster General and CEO of the U.S. Postal Service on Feb. 1, succeeding Patrick R. Donahoe.

UPS, FedEx Increase Fuel Surcharge Rates  Feb 02, 2015 4:26 PM By Mike O'Brien

Effective Feb. 2, UPS raised its fuel surcharge rates for ground and air services, as did rival FedEx.

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