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ShippingMar 13, 2013 11:16 AM By MCM staff
International leader in ecommerce order fulfillment Webgistix announced this week the unveiling of SmartShip for ecommerce retailers. SmartShip will help make strategic approaches to inventory placement by leveraging Webgistix’s nationwide network of fulfillment centers to offer consumers faster and more economical shipping, according to a press release.
ShippingFeb 26, 2013 11:10 PM By MCM staff
Have a question about using Fulfillment By Amazon? During eTail West 2013, Tom Taylor, VP of Fulfillment By Amazon and Amazon Webstore, took time to talk with Multichannel Merchant’s Tim Parry. In this video, Taylor answers such questions as how Amazon determines what distribution center or centers are ideal for you, and how to get started with International shipping.
ShippingJan 23, 2013 9:17 AM By Tim Parry
According to MCM Outlook 2012-13, 56% of respondents said they felt the United States Postal Service is a viable alternative to UPS and FedEx. Here’s what industry experts from Shipware, Endicia and LJM Consultants have to say about the pros – and cons – of USPS vs. FedEx and UPS.
ShippingDec 20, 2012 11:07 PM By Erin Lynch
FedEx reported a 12% profit loss in its second quarter. The shipping company said the decline is due in part to Superstorm Sandy that paralyzed much of the East Coast this fall. Although FedEx saw a profit loss last quarter, the Memphis-based company said it expects to see a record setting holiday season.
ShippingDec 10, 2012 9:11 PM By Erin Lynch
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ShippingNov 21, 2012 4:37 AM By Jim Tierney
UPS released its rate increases for 2013, including an average net increase of 4.5% — the same as this year
ShippingOct 30, 2012 1:58 AM By Jim Tierney
As Hurricane Sandy slammed the East Coast today, affecting about 50 million people from the Mid-Atlantic states to Canada, the country’s major shipping companies incurred interruptions to some of its delivery areas.
ShippingOct 17, 2012 12:15 AM By Erin Lynch
Will merchants be the big winners this holiday season? They just might since many, including Amazon, Walmart, Target, The Limited and Kohls, have announced major increases in seasonal employment this year.
ShippingOct 16, 2012 1:39 AM By Erin Lynch
Even though several U.S.-based retailers are getting into shipping products internationally, in order to see an increase in revenue, retailers need to stay up-to-speed on the marketing, shipping protocols, and what their customers want.
ShippingOct 15, 2012 10:08 PM By Erin Lynch
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