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Expanding a service it has offered here overseas, Amazon has launched same-day parcel pickup in the UK through its delivery partner Connect Group.
Among other things, the acquisition of ABOL will allow MetaPack to provide its customers with improved visibility into global shipments across carriers and countries. It also offers enhanced delivery intelligence and reporting to better understand delivery challenges like potential delays, so retailers can make adjustments in their supply chain to alleviate issues.
BCBGMAXAZRIA Group has partnered with Borderfree to expand its international ecommerce capabilities to shoppers in 100 countries, with free shipping to all countries with a minimum purchase.
For marketers, Canada represents a new and lucrative opportunity. However, for companies unfamiliar with the intricacies of Canadian regulation, the transition can seem confusing and costly.
In the MCM Outlook 2014 survey, the largest number of respondents (26%) said UPS was their primary global carrier, followed by FedEx and the United States Post Office (18%) and DHL (12%). This outcome may be the result of a largely U.S.-based audience, as DHL is generally considered the world’s shipping/logistics leader, followed by FedEx and UPS.
Consumers in the UK market respond well when credit for returns is applied faster, attendees were told at Multichannel Merchant’s Growing Global conference.
Through its partnership with Borderfree, Chico’s FAS will now be able to transact with shoppers in over 100 countries and territories worldwide in more than 60 global currencies.
It will be scary, it will be difficult, but going global with your business is definitely an opportunity that retailers should be considering.
Merchants should avoid the temptation to view Latin America through a single consumer lens; each country has unique flavors, challenges and opportunities.
After five years of waiting, UPS and FedEx have been granted licenses by the Chinese government to expand their local parcel services to consumers.
by George Chang
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