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FiftyOne Global Ecommerce Rebrands as Borderfree  Apr 15, 2013 10:32 AM By Tim Parry

FiftyOne Global Ecommerce has rebranded as Borderfree in an effort to further emphasize the company’s ongoing mission to enable U.S. retailers to transact with consumers in every corner of the globe. “Identifying as Borderfree allows us to more directly communicate our vision and mission to create an entirely ‘border-free’ global ecommerce experience for consumers and […]

Hearing Scheduled To Discuss Future of the U.S. Postal Service  Apr 11, 2013 7:11 PM By Daniela Forte

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell, Issa, R-Calif., announced in a press release he would convene a full committee hearing to examine the future of the United States Postal Service.

Menlo Establishes New Logistics Hub for Fox Head in Europe  Apr 08, 2013 8:39 PM By Tim Parry

Menlo will provide transport management services for inbound product and distribution to the Fox dealer network; inventory and warehousing management and order fulfilment and dispatch. The facility will utilize Fox’s voice recognition technology.

Same-day Delivery Might Not for Everyone  Apr 05, 2013 4:57 PM By Erin Lynch

Amazon, Google, and eBay are striving towards national same-day delivery fulfillment, but the shipping option might not be the perfect decision for every retailer, according to Shop.org. In the “Same-day Delivery – Should It Be a Priority for Your Business” whitepaper,  Shop.org states that before jumping the gun and diving into making same-day delivery happen, […]

Kansas City Aims to Become Next Major Distribution Hub  Apr 02, 2013 9:25 PM By Erin Lynch

The new major distribution hub in the United States could become Kansas City, according to an article the Kansas City Star.

Google Launches Same-day Delivery on the West Coast  Apr 02, 2013 5:14 PM By Daniela Forte

Google announced last week same-day delivery known as Google Shopping Express in the San Francisco area, according to an article on Mashable.com.

Postmaster Launches API for Easier Integration  Mar 28, 2013 2:06 PM By Daniela Forte

Postmaster, a cloud based, small package shipping integration platforms for SMBs and ecommerce companies announced the launching of API which promises easier integration for shipping carriers in ecommerce platforms,  according to a blog post on ProgrammableWeb.com. Here are some key takeaways from this blog post by Janet Wagner of ProgrammableWeb.com. The Postmaster API was designed […]

Ship-To-Store In An Omnichannel World  Mar 26, 2013 8:36 PM By Daniela Forte

Ship-to-store gives the consumer options. It makes life easier for those who don’t want to pay shipping and handling charges and is a big part of the ominchannel world consumers are taking part in when they are shopping.

Webgistix Releases Inventory Placement Products  Mar 13, 2013 11:16 AM By MCM staff

International leader in ecommerce order fulfillment Webgistix announced this week the unveiling of SmartShip for ecommerce retailers. SmartShip will help make strategic approaches to inventory placement by leveraging Webgistix’s nationwide network of fulfillment centers to offer consumers faster and more economical shipping, according to a press release.

3 Ways to Simplify International Expansion with Global Marketplaces  Feb 19, 2013 4:09 PM By MCM staff

International e-commerce presents many challenges, and selling across borders requires careful consideration of cultural differences, government regulations and operational infrastructure. This article outlines the various marketplaces and fulfillment tools that are available to help retailers tackle this growing International opportunity.






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