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Shipping/Delivery ARCHIVE

Amazon Testing Taxi Delivery Via Flywheel  Nov 10, 2014 10:49 AM By Daniela Forte

Amazon has begun testing package delivery in San Francisco and Los Angeles, see what this could mean for them.

USPS to Deliver Packages Seven Days a Week During Holiday Season  Nov 06, 2014 1:41 PM By Daniela Forte

With online retailers shipping more products to their customers, the demand for package service has grown. The USPS is adding package delivery on Sundays to prepare for the heavy shipping season.

Retailers Get a Jump Start on the Holiday Season  Nov 05, 2014 3:18 PM By Daniela Forte

Last weekend as I was shopping at HomeGoods, I came across a few people at the checkout who were all saying the same thing: It seems like the holiday shopping season is starting earlier and earlier each year.

Holiday Shipping 2014  Nov 04, 2014 2:08 PM By Daniela Forte

Want to know which carrier will be open, closed or have changed service this holiday season? This infographic by ShipStation, gives all this information to help retailers get orders and presents out on time.

Walmart Offers Free Shipping on Top 100 Items through Dec. 20  Nov 03, 2014 3:06 PM By Mike O'Brien

In its never-ending ecommerce battle with rival Amazon, Walmart announced the availability of free shipping on its top 100 gifts, as selected by its buyers, through Dec. 20.

Carriers Forecast Record Holiday Season Volume  Nov 02, 2014 2:23 PM By Tim Parry

FedEx, UPS and USPS all project record-setting double-digit gains in parcel deliveries for the 2014 holiday season. But will packages arrive on time? Here’s a look at what the carriers are doing in hopes of guaranteeing a happy holiday.

DHL Invests 30.5 million Euros in New South Africa Facilities  Oct 30, 2014 11:43 AM By Mike O'Brien

DHL is investing 30.5 million Euros in its supply chain and global forwarding divisions in South Africa to support businesses operating in the region.

The Same-day Delivery Reality  Oct 29, 2014 4:03 PM By Daniela Forte

It’s safe to say that same-day delivery isn’t a passing trend: vendors and carriers are listening by expanding their reach to major areas to make same-day delivery a reality. See what carriers are doing with same-day delivery.

Free Shipping Free-For-All  Oct 29, 2014 9:55 AM By Mike O'Brien

With the holiday shopping season fast approaching, retailers are lining up in droves to offer “free” shipping to consumers as a promotional tool to drive sales.

Free Returns, Cyber Monday Shipping Times Trending Up  Oct 27, 2014 5:11 PM By Mike O'Brien

Innotrac is expanding its quantitative and qualitative studies of retail shipments and returns to include the pre-Christmas rush as well as Cyber Monday.






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