Shipping ARCHIVE

Walmart Announces 2 Large-Scale Online Fulfillment Centers  Oct 01, 2013 9:12 PM By MCM Staff

Walmart has announced two new centers dedicated to filling online orders, including one in Texas and one in Pennsylvania that will be its largest ever.These two new online fulfillment centers are just part of a next-generation fulfillment network that will deliver U.S. customer orders faster and at a lower cost. In addition to these new and […]

October 2013 Tip Sheet: Shipping  Sep 20, 2013 10:11 AM By Daniela Forte

Need some tips on shipping international? How about some advice on tracking shipments? Or for that matter, how about a last-minute primer on holiday shipping? All that and more can be found on our shipping tip sheet. Topics include: International shipping Free shipping Dealing with damages Cutting your shipping costs Ship-to and Ship-from store Click […]

5 Tips to Prepare for the Holiday Shipping Rush  Sep 17, 2013 9:45 AM By Daniela Forte

Even though the holiday season is almost here, there is still time to prepare for the rush. Merchants are actively getting ready for what many believe will be a busy holiday season. Here are five holiday shipping tips worth implementing.

What to Consider With International Shipping  Sep 03, 2013 11:02 AM By Daniela Forte

Considering international shipping may not be an easy decision to make. Before you embark on the overseas journey, industry experts offer these four tips to help make the choice a bit easier.

The Amazon Warehouse Boom  Aug 30, 2013 12:12 PM By Erin Lynch

Amazon has been making major investments domestically and internationally to its fulfillment operations. In fact, since 2010 alone, Amazon has invested $14 billion in building new warehouses and hiring additional back-end staff all in an effort to bring more products, to more people, the fastest way possible.

5 Tips to Prepare for Holiday Shipping  Aug 27, 2013 10:44 AM By Daniela Forte

The holidays will be here before we know it, so as you prepare for the rush, you will want to think of proactive ways to handle shipping this year. The holidays will be here before we know it, so as you prepare for the rush, you will want to think of proactive ways to handle shipping this year. Find out ways you can create engagement, boost sales and get your site ready to master the holiday rush.

Free Shipping Doesn’t Kill the Bottom Line  Aug 20, 2013 11:38 AM By Tim Parry

The words “free shipping” may make operations managers cringe, but it doesn’t mean it has to kill a merchant’s bottom line. Here’s what motivates customers of Vermont Teddy Bear and Spreadshirt to pull the trigger on free shipping deals, and why it’s okay to have free shipping as a regular, every day option.

Fab.com Rolls Out Free Shipping, Free Returns and More  Aug 20, 2013 11:13 AM By Daniela Forte

As part of its “Fab Smile Guarantee” initiative, Fab.com announced the implementation of free shipping, free returns and price matching guarantees last week, according to a blog post by founder and CEO Jason Goldberg.

eBay Now Expands Delivery Reach In Existing Locations  Jul 23, 2013 12:45 PM By Daniela Forte

Local shopping service eBay Now, which already delivers products to consumers from local retailers in the San Francisco, San Jose and New York City markets, has expanded its reach in those areas.

3 Tips to Get Ready for In-Store Pickup  Jul 10, 2013 1:41 PM By Jonathan Levitt

With Walmart offering in-store pickup via self-serve lockers, and Gap trying out “reserve-in-store,” it’s clear retailers are still trying to figure out the best method to bridge the online-offline experience. Here are three proven strategies retailers can use to nail the newest omnichannel shopping trend.






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