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UPS Ground, Air and International, and Air Freight rates within and between the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico will increase an average net of 4.9%, UPS announced Nov. 21.
While merchants have been putting forth most of their efforts into creating a customer-centric approach in the contact center and the warehouse, the top initiative by executives moving forward is to also create a customer-centric supply chain.
Every year at about this time, the USPS announces rate changes and many merchants start to panic on how these increases will impact their operation. But there is no need to panic since the rate is expected to have a minimal impact to most, a favorable impact to some, and not so favorable, but tolerable changes for others.
Webgistix announced plans to build a new fulfillment center in Scranton, Pennsylvania and expand its current fulfillment center in Las Vegas, citing a high demand for fulfillment services across the county.
UPS said it expects pick-up volume on Cyber Monday, Dec. 2, to eclipse 32 million packages globally, an increase of 10%.
eBay has acquired U.K.-based same-day delivery courier service Shutl, and will use the acquisition to boost its eBay Now to 25 markets by the end of 2014. Financial terms of the Oct. 22 deal have not been disclosed.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.