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Hurricane Sandy Disrupts Delivery Service on East Coast  Oct 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.

Amazon to Hire 50,000 Seasonal Fulfillment Center Employees  Oct 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.

Retailers Need to Understand International Shipping  Oct 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.

Toys “R” Us Begins Shipping to Over 60 Countries  Oct 15, 2012 10:08 PM By Erin Lynch

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All Signs Lead to Amazon Offering Same-Day Delivery  Jul 15, 2012 8:29 PM By MCM staff

Mom and pop retailers can take some lessons from their ecommerce counterparts about how to compete against Amazon.com. From our perspective at Multichannel Merchant, retailers can compete with Amazon if they take the following 10 steps.

Independent Parcel Consolidators on Their Way Out?  Jun 19, 2012 2:16 AM By Jim Tierney

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Parcel Consolidator Streamlite Ceases Operations  Jun 16, 2012 2:28 AM By Jim Tierney

Parcel consolidator Streamlite ceased all operations today after nearly seven years in business. On its website, the Atlanta-based company posted the message below.

3 Tips for Better Customer Service in an Outsourced Contact Center  Jun 14, 2012 12:44 AM By Herman Shooster

There are several qualities that an outsourced contact center must possess to provide outstanding customer service. Here are three tips to improve the customer experience in an outsurced contact center.

5 Tips for Shipping Packages  Jun 12, 2012 11:04 PM By MCM staff

In the not so distant past, the shipping department would get a new product from the conveyor, find a large enough box from stock, insert the product, add packing material, seal it and label it for pickup by the carrier. This method often meant that the shipper paid a higher cost than necessary. Today an experienced shipper will consider a few important things BEFORE reaching for a box and the packing tape.

Shipwire Expands Reach With Four New Integrated Partners  May 09, 2012 10:42 PM By MCM staff

Shipware announced four new partners, Miva Merchant, PrestaShop, LemonStand and Virtuemart, have joined them in providing Enterprise Logistics for Everyone, a push that seeks to help ecommerce merchants increase revenue opportunities by outsourcing shipping and fulfillment.






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