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Shipping/Delivery ARCHIVE

Carriers Forecast Record Holiday Season Volume  Nov 02, 2014 2:23 PM By Tim Parry

FedEx, UPS and USPS all project record-setting double-digit gains in parcel deliveries for the 2014 holiday season. But will packages arrive on time? Here’s a look at what the carriers are doing in hopes of guaranteeing a happy holiday.

DHL Invests 30.5 million Euros in New South Africa Facilities  Oct 30, 2014 11:43 AM By Mike O'Brien

DHL is investing 30.5 million Euros in its supply chain and global forwarding divisions in South Africa to support businesses operating in the region.

The Same-day Delivery Reality  Oct 29, 2014 4:03 PM By Daniela Forte

It’s safe to say that same-day delivery isn’t a passing trend: vendors and carriers are listening by expanding their reach to major areas to make same-day delivery a reality. See what carriers are doing with same-day delivery.

Free Shipping Free-For-All  Oct 29, 2014 9:55 AM By Mike O'Brien

With the holiday shopping season fast approaching, retailers are lining up in droves to offer “free” shipping to consumers as a promotional tool to drive sales.

Free Returns, Cyber Monday Shipping Times Trending Up  Oct 27, 2014 5:11 PM By Mike O'Brien

Innotrac is expanding its quantitative and qualitative studies of retail shipments and returns to include the pre-Christmas rush as well as Cyber Monday.

Retailers Preparing for Surge in Omnichannel Holiday Shopping  Oct 27, 2014 1:51 PM By MCM Staff

With expectations higher than ever for a merry omnichannel holiday season, retailers are assertively preparing their shipping operations to avoid delivery and service hiccups. According to Shop.org’s eHoliday survey, more merchants are not going to push guaranteed deliveries to the brink this holiday season.

Newgistics Partners with wnDirect for Global Expansion  Oct 21, 2014 3:45 PM By Mike O'Brien

Newgistics partners with wnDirect to expand its parcel delivery and return service to 34 countries.

Online Retailers Often Disconnected from Consumer Desires  Oct 21, 2014 12:13 PM By Mike O'Brien

Online retailers are giving consumers delivery options they don’t want, while not offering the ones they do, according to a new survey.

Alibaba Joins Global Shipping Effort  Oct 21, 2014 10:56 AM By Daniela Forte

Alibaba and China Shipping Group joined forces to establish a new logistic platform that enhances the efficiency of international trade and benefits both Chinese and Brazilian companies when it’s fully operational.

Amazon to Hire 80,000 Seasonal Workers  Oct 16, 2014 8:39 AM By Mike O'Brien

Amazon announced it plans to hire 80,000 seasonal employees at its 50 fulfillment centers and 15 sortation centers in the U.S. to handle peak demand.






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