Shipping/Delivery ARCHIVE

O+F Advisor Distribution Center Roundup, July 13, 2015  Jul 13, 2015 11:49 AM By Mike O'Brien

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

Supply Chain Capacity Issues Fueling Cost Increases, Report Finds  Jul 07, 2015 2:36 PM By Mike O'Brien

A new report found that delivery and warehouse capacity issues continue to impact supply chain costs, with retail being one of the hardest hit sectors.

O+F Advisor Distribution Center Roundup, July 2, 2015  Jul 02, 2015 1:12 PM By Mike O'Brien

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

Deliv Acquires WeDeliver, Expands into Local Merchant Space  Jun 26, 2015 10:49 AM By Mike O'Brien

Crowdsourced same-day delivery provider Deliv has acquired Chicago-based WeDeliver, allowing it to expand into the local merchant category nationwide.

UPS Asking Some Retailers for Peak Concessions on Large Parcels  Jun 23, 2015 11:51 AM By Mike O'Brien

To save costs, UPS has begun negotiating with major retail shippers about eliminating discounts for large parcels during this year’s peak holiday season.

Using Vendor Scorecards to Rate Merchandise Suppliers  Jun 19, 2015 11:31 AM By Curt Barry

To objectively evaluate the financial and service impacts of your merchandise suppliers, here are 6 points to consider to develop a vendor scorecard system.

UPS Buys Parcel Pro, Boosts Insurance of Luxury Goods Shipments  Jun 19, 2015 9:58 AM By Mike O'Brien

UPS Capital, a subsidiary of UPS, has acquired Parcel Pro to bolster insurance of luxury goods shipments.

FedEx Misses on Top and Bottom Line in Q4  Jun 19, 2015 9:16 AM By Mike O'Brien

FedEx’ Q4 top and bottom line fell short of expectations, the latter impacted by pension accounting adjustments and a settlement with California drivers.

Want to Offer Same-Day Delivery? Here’s What You Need to Think About  Jun 17, 2015 3:33 PM By John Haber

Players from Amazon to Postmates, Instacart and Uber, even the USPS are chasing a piece of the same-day delivery action. For retailers thinking about it, here are a few questions to consider.

Same-Day Delivery Activity Ratchets Up on Several Fronts  Jun 17, 2015 12:08 PM By Mike O'Brien

While the extent of consumer demand for same-day delivery remains an open question, activity and investment around it remains red hot.

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