Shipping/Delivery ARCHIVE

Will PRC’s Opinion Help or Hurt Five-Day Delivery Prospect?  Mar 31, 2011 9:00 PM By Jim Tierney

Now that the Postal Regulatory Commission has issued its advisory opinion on the U.S. Postal Service’s quest for five-day mail delivery to Congress

USPS VP: It’s Time to Implement Five-Day Mail Delivery  Mar 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.

How to Choose Between Single and Multisource Parcel Carrier Services  Mar 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?

Talbots Signs With Li & Fung  Aug 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.

PRC Chairman Blair Addresses Five-Day Delivery Prospect  Feb 03, 2009 2:52 AM By Jim Tierney

Postmaster General John E. Potter

Live From the ACMA Forum: So Long, Saturday Mail Delivery?  Jun 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

Listen Up  Dec 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

15 Tips to Combat Parcel Rate Increases  Nov 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.

Lillian to get even more personal  Oct 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

Reaping revenue from roving holidays  Oct 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

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