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Shipping/DeliveryMar 30, 2010 7:54 PM By Jim Tierney
With first-class mail slowly eroding away, the time is now to implement five-day delivery, according to Sam Pulcrano, vice president of sustainability for the U.S. Postal Service.
Shipping/DeliveryMar 16, 2010 11:31 PM By Rob Martinez
There is an age-old procurement debate over the merits of sourcing with a single supplier vs. multiple suppliers. In the world of parcel carrier services, which is best?
Shipping/DeliveryAug 13, 2009 9:36 PM By Tim Parry
Woman’s apparel and accessories merchant The Talbots has entered into a buying agency agreement with Li & Fung that will make the Hong Kong-based global consumer goods exporter the exclusive agent for substantially all Talbots apparel products.
Shipping/DeliveryFeb 03, 2009 2:52 AM By Jim Tierney
Postmaster General John E. Potter
Shipping/DeliveryJun 28, 2008 12:27 AM By Jim Tierney
Washington–The U.S. Postal Service has reached a pivotal juncture, said Dan Blair to attendees at Thursday
Shipping/DeliveryDec 01, 2007 10:30 PM By MCM staff
We all know the drill. An order comes in, and the picker has to wade through sheets of labels to know what to pick. It takes time, and he also has to report that it’s complete. But there’s another way. The worker gets the order through a headset. When he’s finished, he says
Shipping/DeliveryNov 28, 2007 7:06 PM By Curt Barry
All the parcel carriers will complete their 2008 pricing announcements in the next few weeks. Given the size of the increases announced so far, multichannel companies need to look at all options open to them and develop short and long-term strategies to reduce the impact.
Shipping/DeliveryOct 01, 2007 9:30 PM By Jim Tierney
It’s no secret that Lillian Vernon takes pride in personalization. After all, the venerable gifts and housewares cataloger was founded 56 years ago around
Shipping/DeliveryOct 01, 2007 9:30 PM By Gina Valentino
Are you counting the days until Christmas? You should be consumer merchants this year receive an early in the form of an additional selling day. In 2006
Shipping/DeliveryMay 01, 2007 9:30 PM By Colleen Paulson
Ensuring that you do not overpay on your small-package shipments can seem like a monumental task. Carriers such as FedEx, United Parcel Service, and DHL charge significantly more for residential shipments. Using the U.S. Postal Service is often a less expensive option, but delivery can take significantly longer, with fewer tracking options.