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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.
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.
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.
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.
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 is investing 30.5 million Euros in its supply chain and global forwarding divisions in South Africa to support businesses operating in the region.
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.
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.
Innotrac is expanding its quantitative and qualitative studies of retail shipments and returns to include the pre-Christmas rush as well as Cyber Monday.
With expectations higher than ever for a merry omnichannel holiday season, retailers are assertively preparing their shipping operations to avoid delivery and service hiccups. According to Shop.org’s eHoliday survey, more merchants are not going to push guaranteed deliveries to the brink this holiday season.
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