The editors of Multichannel Merchant are excited to announce the launch of our new monthly podcast series, MCM CommerceChat! In the first installment, Chris Elliott, managing consultant with Blue Horseshoe and a noted supply chain automation expert, talks about trends in fulfillment robotics and where the technology is headed.
Continuing its push into cross-border ecommerce to take advantage of rapid growth in that area, FedEx is consolidating a few different business units under existing freight forwarding division FedEx Trade Networks (FTN) as of March 1. See what FTN is now comprised of, and how FedEx views the opportunity.
Amazon launched its first Amazon Go store on the ground floor of a building in its sprawling Seattle headquarters. Shoppers simply walk out of the store after scanners add up the purchases, send them to an app and have it deducted from their account. See what else the disruptive location has in store.