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December 10, 2014

Amazon Testing Bikes for Ultra-Fast Delivery in New York
Amazon is once again pushing the ecommerce envelope, testing out the use of bicycle couriers in New York as part of a service called Amazon Prime Now, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. The service will provide delivery of some items purchased on in an hour or two, the Journal said it had been told by an unnamed source. More…

Make Room for Dimensional Weight Pricing: A Look Ahead at Shipping in 2015
A quick primer on imminent dimensional weight pricing changes from UPS and FedEx, how to calculate them, and what you can do if your business is affected. More…

Best Buy Announces Free Two-Day Shipping
In an effort to lure more holiday season shoppers, Best Buy announced it was offering free two-day shipping on thousands of online items. More…

Automated Fulfillment Optimizes Shipping and Avoids Errors
The same technology that helped converge inventory levels has evolved and is now actually able to automate inventory management and fulfillment. By removing reliance on employees to track inventory, this makes mistakes less likely and allows order fulfillment from any location to orders on any channel. Thus omnichannel fulfillment is enabled, providing higher service levels to customers, more streamlined inventory management for retailers, and less stock tied up in expensive warehouses. Many retailers find that they are able to eliminate warehouses entirely and have retail locations function as mini-distribution centers. More…

Determining Which DTC Operations System Platform is the Best Fit
There are many systems possibilities for direct to customer businesses. The choices include ecommerce platforms with order management (OMS) functionality; standalone OMS; “best of breed” integrations with OMS, customer care or CRM front ends and a warehouse management system (WMS) for fulfillment; or ERP systems. How do you determine which is the best fit for your direct business? More…
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