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Shipping/Delivery ARCHIVE

UPS Capital Acquisition Enhances Luxury Goods Logistics Offering  Jul 17, 2015 3:48 PM By Mike O'Brien

UPS Capital has acquired the Insured Parcel Services (IPS) of G4S International Logistics, pushing further into the luxury goods market.

Newgistics Hires Former Staples, Walmart Exec as CIO  Jul 17, 2015 9:37 AM By MCM Staff

Newgistics hired Gene Wojciechowski as chief information officer. He was formerly CIO of Walmart.com and also worked in IT management at Staples and UPS.

Appellate Court Upholds Ruling That FedEx Drivers Were Employees  Jul 16, 2015 11:09 AM By Mike O'Brien

A federal appellate court has ruled against FedEx in a case from 2003 involving 500 drivers in Kansas who claimed they were misclassified as contractors.

NLRB Files Complaint against USPS over Staples Deal  Jul 14, 2015 8:47 AM By Mike O'Brien

The National Labor Relations Board says the U.S. Postal Service violated labor laws by joining a Staples shipping partner program without union negotiation.

Gap and Virgin Hotels Bring Room Service to the Next Level  Jul 14, 2015 7:05 AM By MCM Staff

Gap is bringing same-day delivery to the next level for Virgin Hotels’ guests in Chicago. By leveraging Gap’s reserve in store technology, hotel guests can shop on gap.com to reserve the styles they want and within a few hours try and purchase the items they reserved.

O+F Advisor Distribution Center Roundup, July 13, 2015  Jul 13, 2015 11:49 AM By Mike O'Brien

A listing of recently announced expansions, additions and closures in retail distribution centers and fulfillment centers.

Supply Chain Capacity Issues Fueling Cost Increases, Report Finds  Jul 07, 2015 2:36 PM By Mike O'Brien

A new report found that delivery and warehouse capacity issues continue to impact supply chain costs, with retail being one of the hardest hit sectors.

O+F Advisor Distribution Center Roundup, July 2, 2015  Jul 02, 2015 1:12 PM By Mike O'Brien

A listing of recently announced expansions, additions and closures in retail distribution and fulfillment centers.

Deliv Acquires WeDeliver, Expands into Local Merchant Space  Jun 26, 2015 10:49 AM By Mike O'Brien

Crowdsourced same-day delivery provider Deliv has acquired Chicago-based WeDeliver, allowing it to expand into the local merchant category nationwide.

UPS Asking Some Retailers for Peak Concessions on Large Parcels  Jun 23, 2015 11:51 AM By Mike O'Brien

To save costs, UPS has begun negotiating with major retail shippers about eliminating discounts for large parcels during this year’s peak holiday season.






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