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Shipping/DeliveryMay 28, 2015 3:34 PM By Tim Parry
The decision by UPS and FedEx to expand DIM weight pricing in January 2015 to parcels under three cubic feet was one of biggest changes to hit retail shippers in years. Here’s how dimensional weight pricing has forced shippers to rethink their entire approach to packaging and shipping, as millions of items that had been billed based on weight alone are now subject to a calculation based on weight and package dimensions.
Shipping/DeliveryMay 26, 2015 3:09 PM By Amine Khechfe
Here are 5 things merchant sellers need to know about the USPS postal rate changes taking effect on May 31 for a variety of services.
Shipping/DeliveryMay 26, 2015 10:31 AM By Mike O'Brien
Bonobos’s CMO talks to Multichannel Merchant about how the company creates an overall great experience for its customers.
Shipping/DeliveryMay 20, 2015 12:19 PM By Tim Parry
The survey found that 76% of Canadian consumers who made an online purchase from a U.S.-based retailer within the last six months, as well as 63% of U.S. online shoppers, identified shipping costs as very important; while 44% and 32%, respectively, said it was the single most important factor.
Shipping/DeliveryMay 20, 2015 8:02 AM By Curt Barry
While you may decide not to take back orders because of cost and hassle, consider what goes into those costs and how many sales you’re leaving on the table.
Shipping/DeliveryMay 15, 2015 9:29 AM By Mike O'Brien
Walmart will test a $50 per year subscription ecommerce shipping service this summer, compared to Amazon Prime’s $99, that gets order to door in three days.
Shipping/DeliveryMay 11, 2015 9:18 AM By Mike O'Brien
Alex Golshan of BCBG Max Azria Group talks with Multichannel Merchant Senior Editor Mike O’Brien on how the company excels at shipping and delivery.
Shipping/DeliveryMay 08, 2015 3:15 PM By Mike O'Brien
The USPS reported a $1.5B net loss in Q2, but a 14.4% gain in shipping and parcel volume, nearly double the 7.3% bump in 2014, boosting operating revenue.
Shipping/DeliveryMay 07, 2015 5:00 PM By Mike O'Brien
Merchant panelists at Operations Summit 2015 said they’re doing all they can to decrease time-to-customer, but same-day delivery isn’t a high priority.
Shipping/DeliveryMay 06, 2015 5:34 PM By Mike O'Brien
The FAA said it will allow commercial testing of drones beyond pilot line-of-sight, making drone deliveries by Amazon and Google a bit closer to reality.