Global ARCHIVE

UPS Opens Cross-border Shipping Facility in Mexico  Mar 24, 2014 4:48 PM By Erin Lynch

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.

Amazon Distribution Center Rejected in the Czech Republic  Mar 20, 2014 9:21 AM By Erin Lynch

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.

Is Tmall the Ecommerce Gateway to China?  Mar 19, 2014 10:56 AM By Tim Parry

If you want to sell in China, agile commerce is the way to go. Here’s how retailers are using – and can use – Alibaba’s Tmall to reach customers in that growing economy.

Why Merchants Need to Quickly Adopt EMV and mPOS  Mar 17, 2014 7:16 PM By Benny Nachman

The recent Target data breach, together with a series of other events in recent years, have moved Europay, MasterCard, Visa (EMV) adoption in the U.S. from a possibility to a near reality.

Global Sales Make Up 8.75% of U.S.-based Ecommerce Orders  Mar 15, 2014 4:43 PM By MCM Staff

U.S.-based ecommerce merchants who are not ready to sell internationally need to get themselves ready for global sales.

New Zealand a Hot Market for U.S.-based Retailers  Mar 12, 2014 5:16 PM By Daniela Forte

Jon MacDonald, CEO of New Zealand marketplace, Trade Me, is urging U.S. retailers to consider the move into cross-border trade in New Zealand, a move he says is the perfect test market, according to a press release.

ChannelAdvisor Partners with Alibaba Group’s Tmall.com  Mar 11, 2014 10:24 AM By Erin Lynch

ChannelAdvisor announced that it has partnered with Alibaba Group’s Tmall.com to help retailers bring their business across global borders.

Prologis Discusses Same-day Delivery and What’s Trending in DCs  Mar 06, 2014 12:21 PM By Erin Lynch

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 Freight to Increase Shipping Rates by 3.9%  Mar 04, 2014 2:51 PM By Erin Lynch

FedEx announced this week that its subsidiary, FedEx Freight, will increase its shipping rates by 3.9%, effective March 31.

eBay and U.S. Department of Commerce Announce Promotional Partnership  Feb 26, 2014 11:46 AM By MCM Staff

This partnership advances the Obama Administration’s National Export Initiative, an ambitious plan to sell more American goods and services into foreign markets.






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