The USPS today filed notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission to change Priority Mail prices. Unlike UPS and FedEx, the USPS is not implementing any new dimensional-weight charges.
As the deadline passed July 1, the two sides continuing talking to avert a west coast port strike.
Firing yet another salvo in the retail discount shipping wars, Target announced it is offering free shipping on “nearly all” orders over $50.
UPS has explored varying global consumer preferences before the purchase, during checkout and delivery and post purchase.
A joint NRF/NAM study found a West Coast port strike could cost the U.S. economy up to $2.5 billion per day.
Investment advisory service The Motley Fool sees the recent acquisition of ShipStation by Stamps.com as a huge positive for the company.
Want to learn how to build your global shipping and distribution strategy? You will want to attend a session on this important subject at Multichannel Merchant’s Growing Global conference on July 15 and 16 in Long Beach, Calif.
In a new study from PwC, commissioned by JDA Software, 83% of retail executives said their supply chains were not optimized for omnichannel.
The presentation, which is entitled Get It Delivered For Less: World-Class Strategies for Sourcing Global Parcel Transportation Rates & Contracts, provides advanced procurement strategies for shippers looking to reduce global parcel costs through contract negotiations.
FedEx reported revenue was up 4% and net income up 141% for the fourth quarter ended May 31.