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ShippingJan 10, 2014 11:52 AM By Daniela Forte
It was a record setting year for the sellers on Amazon who use the Fulfillment by Amazon service. According to a release from the marketplace, the number of sellers using the fulfillment service grew more than 65% in 2013 compared to 2012. Also, Fulfillment by Amazon shipped more units worldwide during the fourth quarter of 2013 than the total number of FBA units combined in all of 2009 and 2010.
ShippingJan 02, 2014 11:36 AM By Tim Parry
An earlier holiday season, a big global push and more a big year for the United States Postal Service. These are just a few of Multichannel Merchant senior content manager Tim Parry’s fearless predictions for 2014.
ShippingDec 16, 2013 11:35 AM By MCM Staff
UPS’s extensive network is designed to provide for timely and safe delivery of customers’ holiday gifts. Customers can ship as late as Monday, Dec. 23, using UPS air services.
ShippingNov 22, 2013 11:33 AM By Tim Parry
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.
ShippingNov 20, 2013 2:56 PM By Erin Lynch
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.
ShippingNov 19, 2013 12:42 PM By Gordon Glazer
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.
ShippingNov 07, 2013 6:14 PM By Erin Lynch
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.
ShippingOct 28, 2013 2:32 PM By Tim Parry
UPS said it expects pick-up volume on Cyber Monday, Dec. 2, to eclipse 32 million packages globally, an increase of 10%.
ShippingOct 22, 2013 12:16 PM By Tim Parry
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.
ShippingOct 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 […]