Shipping/Delivery ARCHIVE

Home Depot Opens Massive Ohio Distribution Center  Sep 18, 2015 10:39 AM By MCM Staff

Home Depot has opened a 1.6 million square foot fulfillment center in Ohio to support its growing ecommerce business, which represents about 5% of sales.

FedEx Grows Profit but Misses Analyst Forecast, Lowers Outlook  Sep 18, 2015 9:29 AM By Mike O'Brien

FedEx grew Q1 revenue and earnings but missed analyst forecasts, and lowered its fiscal 2016 outlook. Weak global conditions and currency issues were cited.

The Gift of Shipping Options for Consumers This Holiday Season  Sep 17, 2015 11:20 AM By Daniela Forte

This holiday season 93% of consumers find shipping options to be an important factor for the overall shopping experience. See what options consumers want this holiday season.

The Keys to a Successful Drop Shipping Program  Sep 16, 2015 1:42 PM By Mike O'Brien

Drop shipping offers several advantages, including expanding inventory and reducing out-of-stocks. Here are some best practices to help make it succeed.

Why Uniforms Matter for Parcel Delivery Drivers  Sep 16, 2015 11:49 AM By MCM Staff

With so many new last-mile delivery startups, from Uber to Postmates to Deliv and Shyp, do parcel delivery driver uniforms still matter? The answer is yes!

To Uniform or Not To Uniform, That is the Parcel Delivery Question  Sep 15, 2015 2:21 PM By Amine Khechfe

As last-mile delivery startups abound, should they use uniforms like established parcel delivery services? Here are 4 reason why uniforms still matter.

UPS To Hire up to 95,000 for Holiday Season  Sep 15, 2015 12:14 PM By Mike O'Brien

UPS said it expects to hire 90,000-95,000 seasonal employees this year to support the anticipated increase in package volume, the same as in 2014.

There’s Free Shipping, Then There’s Stupidity  Sep 14, 2015 2:55 PM By Mike O'Brien

Actress Melissa Joan Hart should’ve known better than to exploit the Sept. 11 tragedy to promote her clothing line via a free shipping offer using “911.”

Google Express Expands in Midwest, Adds Grocery Delivery  Sep 11, 2015 12:30 PM By Mike O'Brien

Google Express has expanded into 7 Midwestern states with overnight delivery, and plans to test out grocery delivery in San Francisco and another market.

Preparing Your DC for Holiday Peak: A Continuous Process  Sep 09, 2015 4:43 PM By Mike O'Brien

Holiday peak season represents up to 40% of retail sales in 6 weeks. What’s learned in that crucible can become part of a continuous DC improvement process.

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