Shipping/Delivery ARCHIVE

Two Sides Still Talking As West Coast Ports Remain Open  Jul 02, 2014 1:56 PM By Mike O'Brien

As the deadline passed July 1, the two sides continuing talking to avert a west coast port strike.

Target Offers Free Shipping on Orders Over $50  Jun 30, 2014 5:11 PM By Mike O'Brien

Firing yet another salvo in the retail discount shipping wars, Target announced it is offering free shipping on “nearly all” orders over $50.

Channels, Choices and Convenience: Flex Shopping Around the World  Jun 30, 2014 3:33 PM By Daniela Forte

UPS has explored varying global consumer preferences before the purchase, during checkout and delivery and post purchase.

Study: West Coast Port Strike Could Cost U.S. Economy $2.5B Per Day  Jun 27, 2014 3:43 PM By Mike O'Brien

A joint NRF/NAM study found a West Coast port strike could cost the U.S. economy up to $2.5 billion per day.

Why ShipStation Acquisition Bodes Well for Stamps.com  Jun 27, 2014 1:27 PM By Mike O'Brien

Investment advisory service The Motley Fool sees the recent acquisition of ShipStation by Stamps.com as a huge positive for the company.

Building Your Global Shipping and Distribution Strategy  Jun 27, 2014 11:27 AM By Daniela Forte

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.

Study: 83% of Retail Execs Say Supply Chain Not Optimized  Jun 24, 2014 12:31 PM By Mike O'Brien

In a new study from PwC, commissioned by JDA Software, 83% of retail executives said their supply chains were not optimized for omnichannel.

World-Class Strategies for Sourcing Global Parcel Rates and Contracts  Jun 23, 2014 2:15 PM By Rob Martinez

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 Q4 Net Income Up 141%, Revenue Gains 4%  Jun 20, 2014 3:45 PM By Mike O'Brien

FedEx reported revenue was up 4% and net income up 141% for the fourth quarter ended May 31.

Walmart to Open New Ecommerce Distribution Center in Indiana  Jun 20, 2014 10:13 AM By Mike O'Brien

Walmart will open a 1.2 million sf distribution center in Indiana by 2015 that will distribute goods to more than 160 million people in two days or less.






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