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Shipping/Delivery ARCHIVE

Uber Lining Up Retailers for Same-Day Delivery Service  May 04, 2015 5:25 PM By Mike O'Brien

A roundup of news items covering retail operations, fulfillment and delivery.

O+F Advisor Distribution Center Roundup, May 4, 2015  May 04, 2015 2:53 PM By Mike O'Brien

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

Amazon Launches Sunday Delivery in India  Apr 30, 2015 2:06 PM By MCM Staff

Amazon has launched Sunday delivery in 100 Indian cities for all Fulfilled by Amazon products at no extra cost, with plans to expand the service.

TNT Express Reports Loss, Talks of Challenges Ahead of FedEx Acquisition  Apr 30, 2015 11:47 AM By MCM Staff

Dutch firm TNT Express reported an operating loss and lower comparable revenues for Q1 and said it faced a challenging 2015 ahead of the FedEx acquisition.

UPS Reports Net Income Up 12.6% in Q1  Apr 29, 2015 4:01 PM By Mike O'Brien

UPS’s Q1 net income was up 12.6% to $1.02 billion, as executives said they’re making gains in revenue and profitability in its growing ecommerce business.

Deliv Founder Counters FedEx Take on Same-Day Delivery Services  Apr 28, 2015 10:44 AM By Mike O'Brien

The founder of crowdsourcing delivery service Deliv says same-day delivery startups like hers are more disruptive than FedEx Chairman Fred Smith lets on.

O+F Advisor Distribution and Fulfillment Center Roundup, April 27, 2015  Apr 27, 2015 11:59 AM By Mike O'Brien

A listing of some recently announced expansions, additions and closures in direct-to-consumer distribution and fulfillment centers.

The West Coast Port Dispute: Lessons Learned for the Next Supply Chain Disruption  Apr 11, 2015 7:03 PM By Peter Zaballos

While it will take months for the return of normalcy after the West Coast port crisis, what about the next one? Partnering with a 3PL is one way to prepare.

FAA Gives Amazon Green Light on Drone Testing – Again  Apr 11, 2015 6:39 PM By Mike O'Brien

The FAA again gave Amazon permission for drone testing, a month after complaints that a previous approval was moot because the vehicle had become obsolete.

FedEx Will Buy TNT Express for $4.8 Billion  Apr 07, 2015 6:49 AM By Tim Parry

FedEx Corporation and TNT Express N.V. have reached conditional agreement on recommended all-cash public offer of €8.00 per ordinary TNT Express share. The transaction represents an implied equity value for TNT Express of €4.4 billion, or $4.8 billion U.S.






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