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Shipping/Delivery ARCHIVE

When Does Same-Day Delivery Make Sense?  Feb 25, 2015 2:33 PM By Mike O'Brien

Douglas Smith, VP of DTC operations for Sheplers, talks with Multichannel Merchant Senior Editor Mike O’Brien about the pros and cons of same-day delivery.

Waffle House Will Deliver Your Package Scattered, Smothered and Covered  Feb 25, 2015 6:58 AM By Tim Parry

Be still my clogging arteries. Waffle House has entered the package delivery game. Kinda. Waffle House signed on to be the first official Roadie Roadhouse… Here’s why your package might be delivered with a side of grits.

Dimensional Weight Pricing Is Here and Businesses are Seeing Red  Feb 24, 2015 11:50 AM By Amine Khechfe

Business owners are seeing the cost impact of new dimensional weight pricing from FedEx and UPS and exploring their options.

Ace Hardware Rolls Out Same-Day Delivery Test  Feb 23, 2015 5:25 PM By Mike O'Brien

Ace Hardware has begun a same-day delivery pilot via its own associates at 33 stores in Florida, Illinois, Colorado, Maryland, Texas and Arizona.

New Nordstrom Facility Gets Half its Customers Within Two-Day Window  Feb 23, 2015 5:14 PM By Mike O'Brien

Nordstrom plans to open a third ecommerce fulfillment center in Pennsylvania that will put half of its customers within reach of two-day ground delivery.

Walmart Expands Ecommerce Fulfillment  Feb 23, 2015 3:49 PM By Daniela Forte

Walmart said it will expand its fulfillment capacity and efficiency with four additional large-scale fulfillment centers coming online in the second quarter.

Best Buy Expanding Availability of Curbside Pickup  Feb 20, 2015 1:59 PM By Mike O'Brien

Mobile app-driven startup service Curbside has expanded beyond Bay area Target locations and a San Jose mall to include three Best Buy stores in the area.

Forget The Rotting Fruit on West Coast Docks – Where’s My Order from eBay?  Feb 20, 2015 12:20 PM By Mike O'Brien

The intractable West coast port labor dispute may lead to shutdowns costing the U.S. economy $1.9 billion per day, but where’s my Turkish backgammon board?

Amazon Expands Prime Now Same-Day Delivery to All of Manhattan  Feb 19, 2015 3:04 PM By Mike O'Brien

Amazon announced it has expanded its Prime Now one- and two-hour delivery service to include all of Manhattan, with other boroughs, metros to follow.

O+F Advisor Distribution Center Roundup, Feb. 18, 2015  Feb 18, 2015 11:08 AM By Mike O'Brien

A listing of some recently announced expansions, additions and closures in retail distribution and fulfillment centers.






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