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Shipping/Delivery ARCHIVE

Wishing You A Very Happy Omnichannel Holiday  Sep 28, 2015 10:40 AM By Tim Parry

The omnichannel consumer is putting direct-to-consumer delivery on a collision course with the brick and mortar environment. And the retailers with real-time inventory visibility and order management systems in place will be prepared to serve these consumers this holiday season… Or will they?

Shipping Options, Especially Free, Continue to Delight Shoppers, Survey Finds  Sep 24, 2015 2:36 PM By Mike O'Brien

Offering consumers different holiday shipping options is key this holiday season, while free shipping still trumps fast, according to a new survey.

Half of Millennials Want Same-Day Delivery, but Most Retailers Don’t Offer It  Sep 24, 2015 11:44 AM By Mike O'Brien

Two new surveys demonstrated the growing expectation from millennials for same-day shipping, while relatively few retailers are offering it.

eBay Enterprise Provides Fulfillment Services for Sigma Beauty  Sep 23, 2015 2:17 PM By MCM Staff

eBay Enterprise has signed a multi-year deal to provide fulfillment and freight services for Sigma Beauty, both domestically and globally.

Do You Have the Chops to be a Top 3PL? Tell Us Why!  Sep 22, 2015 9:26 AM By Mike O'Brien

We’re looking for a few good 3PLs! Tell us why you excel at third-party logistics, and we’ll add you to Multichannel Merchant’s Top 3PLs 2016 list.

3 Ways to Avoid Holiday Shipping Disasters  Sep 21, 2015 4:57 PM By Maria Haggerty

The holiday shipping peak is always difficult to handle no matter how established your business. So plan ahead and take the necessary precautions.

6 Steps for Improving Your Retail Operations Management Analysis  Sep 21, 2015 4:33 PM By Curt Barry

Is your retail operations management analysis a business boon or boondoggle? These action steps will help straighten it out and make it work for you.

FedEx Raises Some Shipping Rates Ahead of Peak  Sep 21, 2015 2:10 PM By Mike O'Brien

FedEx has announced a number of rate changes, some of which will take place in January while others will take effect Nov. 2, ahead of the holiday rush.

Home Depot Opens Massive Ohio Distribution Center  Sep 18, 2015 10:39 AM By MCM Staff

Home Depot has opened a 1.6 million square foot fulfillment center in Ohio to support its growing ecommerce business, which represents about 5% of sales.

FedEx Grows Profit but Misses Analyst Forecast, Lowers Outlook  Sep 18, 2015 9:29 AM By Mike O'Brien

FedEx grew Q1 revenue and earnings but missed analyst forecasts, and lowered its fiscal 2016 outlook. Weak global conditions and currency issues were cited.






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