Shipping/DeliveryJul 10, 2013 3:48 PM By Erin Lynch
Wired has posted a new video introducing the ecommerce world to a few members of the robotic workforce at the Quiet Logistics order fulfillment center in Devens, Mass. According to the video, the robots, which have names such as Peanut Botter, Botter Rum, Juke Bot, Bot-B-Q, and Walter CaBot IV, require a five minute recharge every hour and have a 99.94% accuracy rate.
Shipping/DeliveryJul 10, 2013 1:41 PM By Jonathan Levitt
With Walmart offering in-store pickup via self-serve lockers, and Gap trying out “reserve-in-store,” it’s clear retailers are still trying to figure out the best method to bridge the online-offline experience. Here are three proven strategies retailers can use to nail the newest omnichannel shopping trend.
Shipping/DeliveryJul 10, 2013 11:27 AM By Daniela Forte
Home goods retailer Wayfair.com has joined forces with Quill a B2B office provider, to offer a selection of home and office products on Quill.com, according to a press release.
Shipping/DeliveryJul 09, 2013 1:14 PM By Daniela Forte
The way merchants are packaging their products has changed over the years looking toward more eco-friendly alternatives along with enhanced branding on their packages.
Shipping/DeliveryJul 09, 2013 11:38 AM By Daniela Forte
Merchants are going beyond the domestic borders and thinking globally when it comes to selling their products. Here’s what Craig Reed, vice president of global commerce for Pitney Bowes, said in an interview at IRCE 2013 about selling internationally.
Shipping/DeliveryJul 01, 2013 1:43 PM By Erin Lynch
The United States Postal Service expects to see real time tracking in all 67 of its districts by the end of 2013. The move was generated to give “piece of mind” to both the customer and the shipper with 15-minute real time package tracking.
Shipping/DeliveryJun 27, 2013 3:23 PM By Daniela Forte
UPS launched its Proactive Response Secure service on June 26, which promises to monitor shipments and is considered a risk management solution that will protect customers against any lost profits, according to a press release.
Shipping/DeliveryJun 24, 2013 4:05 PM By Tim Parry
In this video taken at IRCE 2013, three ecommerce executives talk about why it’s important that the marketing and fulfillment teams are on the same page.
Shipping/DeliveryJun 24, 2013 1:51 PM By Erin Lynch
In what Macy’s is calling a continual effort to connect with the ever changing consumer, CEO Terry Lundgren announced plans to see a total of 500 stores double as fulfillment centers by the end of 2013.
Shipping/DeliveryJun 24, 2013 11:17 AM By Erin Lynch
Free shipping was once the goldmine for online retailers and what set you apart from your competitors. But as more and more retailers offer the service, is it now just something the shopper expects?