Shipping/Delivery ARCHIVE

Amazon Lockers Removed from Staples and RadioShack  Sep 19, 2013 4:37 PM By Daniela Forte

After a one year test program, Amazon has decided to remove its lockers from both Staples Inc. and RadioShack Corp. Both retailers have said the delivery program either didn’t meet it’s criteria or match up with its fulfillment strategy.

Canada Post Launches Same-day Delivery in Greater Toronto Area  Sep 19, 2013 7:08 AM By Multichannel Merchant Staff

Same-day Delivery has come to Canada. Canada Post announced Tuesday that it launched a pilot program in the greater Toronto area that will provide evening delivery of products ordered earlier that day from select online retailers. Canada Post said in a press release that Delivered Tonight will be available to a limited number of greater Toronto […]

5 Tips to Prepare for the Holiday Shipping Rush  Sep 17, 2013 9:45 AM By Daniela Forte

Even though the holiday season is almost here, there is still time to prepare for the rush. Merchants are actively getting ready for what many believe will be a busy holiday season. Here are five holiday shipping tips worth implementing.

15 Ways to Deliver the Best Order Fulfillment Experience  Sep 13, 2013 9:54 AM By Erin Lynch

Fulfilling orders is no longer about putting SKUs in a box and shipping products off to the consumer. Merchants are finding that order fulfillment is now a multifaceted operation which includes moving product, creating brand engagement, offering high quality customer service, and creating a lifetime customer. Here are 15 tactics you can use right now on how to delight customers from the warehouse floor up to the box is opened by the consumer.

Catalogs and Amazon are Major Holiday Concerns for Retailers  Sep 09, 2013 9:41 AM By Daniela Forte

The Amazon effect, customer acquisition and shipping are among the hot topics on the minds of merchants as they head into holiday 2013. See how merchants are preparing for the holiday.

Shipping Concerns for Holiday 2013  Sep 09, 2013 9:35 AM By Daniela Forte

Merchants are steadily getting ready for holiday 2013 and many have several shipping concerns as they head into this busy time of the year. See what these shipping concerns are this year among merchants.

What to Consider With International Shipping  Sep 03, 2013 11:02 AM By Daniela Forte

Considering international shipping may not be an easy decision to make. Before you embark on the overseas journey, industry experts offer these four tips to help make the choice a bit easier.

Why Same-day Delivery is a Customer Experience Game-changer  Sep 01, 2013 3:49 PM By Michael Hart

Is faster necessarily better? In the race for faster delivery, it’s imperative to stop and consider what the customer actually wants. Here are the questions every multichannel merchant needs to consider before they implement a same-day delivery strategy.

The Amazon Warehouse Boom  Aug 30, 2013 12:12 PM By Erin Lynch

Amazon has been making major investments domestically and internationally to its fulfillment operations. In fact, since 2010 alone, Amazon has invested $14 billion in building new warehouses and hiring additional back-end staff all in an effort to bring more products, to more people, the fastest way possible.

Deliv Brings Same-day Delivery to Mall Shoppers  Aug 29, 2013 6:04 PM By Tim Parry

Deliv has announced a partnership with a subsidiary of General Growth Properties to offer same-day delivery service to customers of four GGP shopping malls. Here’s a look at how Deliv’s same-day delivery program will work.






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