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In an effort to improve cross-border shipping to Mexico, UPS has announced the opening of a new package sorting and delivery facility in Laredo, Texas.
The Associated Press is reporting that the second-largest city in the Czech Republic, Brno, has rejected a plan by Amazon to build a distribution center in the region.
On Bloomberg Television’s “In the Loop,” Prologis chairman and CEO, Hamid Moghadam touched on some of the hottest trends in American distribution including the location of the DCs to the customer and same-day delivery.
FedEx announced this week that its subsidiary, FedEx Freight, will increase its shipping rates by 3.9%, effective March 31.
Newegg has expanded into Canada with promises to fuel the company’s growth. The Newegg Canada marketplace is looking to build long-term relationships with Canadian ecommerce sellers, and give them a sales channel to showcase their products.
Wall Street wasn’t wowed when Walmart announced its consolidated net sales for fiscal year 2014. But the retailer was able to hang its hat on its global ecommerce sales, which grew 30% and surpassed $10 billion.
International sales from U.S. online retailers will jump from $11 billion in 2014 to almost $50 billion by 2020, which would make up 16% of the overall U.S. online retail market. So what are you doing to grow those global ecommerce sales? Here’s how Multichannel Merchant can be your resource for growing global ecommerce sales.
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In an effort to satisfy more customers and expand the brand’s reach across the globe, Men’s Wearhouse had joined the ranks of many American retailers opening up its ecommerce site for international shipping.
Online retailers are sprinting towards the day when they can offer consumers products anytime, anywhere and as quickly and affordable as possible. In the next few months we will see many big ecommerce players continue to pour funding into delivery projects that will bring instant gratification to the consumer. Here is a look at just some of those projects and tops trends we can expect to see for package shipping in 2014.
by George Chang
Posted 4 days ago
Posted 4 days ago