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UPS Blows Out Q4, Cites Ecommerce Growth, Automation, Tight Controls  Feb 04, 2016 11:35 AM By Mike O'Brien

UPS cited ecommerce growth, tight management controls and automation investments in its record Q4 results, while reaffirming its relationship with Amazon.

Omnichannel Returns Jump Significantly During Holiday Season  Feb 04, 2016 9:23 AM By Mike O'Brien

Newgistics discusses increased omnichannel returns during the recent holiday season, and best practices in returns that can help drive sales and profit.

UberRUSH Gains Retail Partners with New Same-Day Delivery API  Feb 02, 2016 5:50 PM By Mike O'Brien

The UberRUSH same-day delivery service’s new API lets retailers offer it as a checkout option, making it more competitive with others in the space.

How the Ecommerce Boom Has Affected Global Retail Logistics  Jan 21, 2016 11:27 AM By Mike O'Brien

The rapid growth in ecommerce has impacted global retail logistics, and merchants are challenged to keep up. See how this plays out across the globe.

The Omnichannel OMS Empowers the Retail Operation of the Future  Jan 20, 2016 9:37 AM By Mike O'Brien

While order management systems are not a new concept, the technology has been advancing to keep up with the evolving world of omnichannel commerce and rising customer expectations of placing orders how, where and when they want to. So how do you go about identifying the right system for your particular business needs, now and in the future?

USPS Rate Increases Not Expected to Materially Impact Volume, Share  Jan 18, 2016 1:26 PM By Mike O'Brien

While the USPS’ new parcel shipping price increases are the first in three years, the move is not expected to drive significant volume or market share away.

Amazon to Buy Out French Delivery Company  Jan 14, 2016 11:46 AM By Mike O'Brien

In its continuing march toward setting up its own logistics and shipping operations, Amazon plans to acquire French package-delivery company Colis Privé.

Finish Line Supply Chain System Issues Hit Q3 Numbers  Jan 11, 2016 11:56 AM By Mike O'Brien

Supply chain issues tied to new OMS and WMS systems led to inventory shortfalls and poor third quarter results for sporting apparel retailer Finish Line.

UPS Bests FedEx in On-Time Performance during Christmas Week  Jan 04, 2016 5:12 PM By Mike O'Brien

Because of a policy shift and a willingness to turn away last-minute volume, UPS had a better Christmas week 2015 on-time performance record than FedEx.

With Shipping Prices Set to Rise, UPS, USPS Do Battle in Filings  Dec 23, 2015 10:24 AM By Mike O'Brien

UPS says in a filing that the U.S. Postal Service unfairly used its mail delivery monopoly to undercut private-market competitors on shipping prices.

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