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Shipping/Delivery ARCHIVE

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.

New Logistics Management Solution Helps Classic Alaska Sales Jump  Aug 27, 2013 11:07 AM By Erin Lynch

When Classic Alaska Trading Company decided to revamp and upgrade its online and shipping operations the challenge seemed almost as daunting as climbing to the top of the highest peak in Mount McKinley. But after a seamless integration of a new logistics management solution, it found that it was saving money, time, and driving online sales.

5 Tips to Prepare for Holiday Shipping  Aug 27, 2013 10:44 AM By Daniela Forte

The holidays will be here before we know it, so as you prepare for the rush, you will want to think of proactive ways to handle shipping this year. The holidays will be here before we know it, so as you prepare for the rush, you will want to think of proactive ways to handle shipping this year. Find out ways you can create engagement, boost sales and get your site ready to master the holiday rush.

Shutl Pushes Back Same-Day Delivery to September  Aug 22, 2013 3:21 PM By Erin Lynch

Tom Allason, CEO and founder of Shutl, said the first same-day delivery in the United States has been pushed to September citing “development timelines” with its retail partners.

Free Shipping Doesn’t Kill the Bottom Line  Aug 20, 2013 11:38 AM By Tim Parry

The words “free shipping” may make operations managers cringe, but it doesn’t mean it has to kill a merchant’s bottom line. Here’s what motivates customers of Vermont Teddy Bear and Spreadshirt to pull the trigger on free shipping deals, and why it’s okay to have free shipping as a regular, every day option.

Fab.com Rolls Out Free Shipping, Free Returns and More  Aug 20, 2013 11:13 AM By Daniela Forte

As part of its “Fab Smile Guarantee” initiative, Fab.com announced the implementation of free shipping, free returns and price matching guarantees last week, according to a blog post by founder and CEO Jason Goldberg.

USPS Announces Big Changes in Priority Mail  Aug 14, 2013 2:03 PM By Erin Lynch

The United States Postal Service has launched what it is calling “major changes” to its Priority Mail lineup, including free insurance, improved tracking, and day-specific delivery. The USPS said the changes would generate more than a half a billion dollars in revenue.

Dansko Puts Robots to Work In Its Distribution Center  Aug 13, 2013 11:37 AM By Daniela Forte

Shoe company Dansko looked for a different approach to increase efficiency in warehouse automation and in doing so, the company looked no further than from Kiva Systems.

Evolving The Supply Chain in the Ecommerce Age  Aug 12, 2013 8:55 AM By Jeremy Hanks

Amazon is a disruptive force that is upending both retailers and ecommerce companies. But its enormity is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Amazon’s competitive advantages.






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