Shipping/Delivery ARCHIVE

That Moment You Realize Amazon Isn’t Kidding About Drones for Deliveries  Jul 15, 2014 8:12 AM By Tim Parry

In a letter to the Federal Aviation Commission, Amazon petitioned for drone test flights in the United States. Here’s why Amazon says it is a necessary step towards realizing the consumer benefits of Amazon Prime Air.

NRF: June Port Traffic Highest in Five Years  Jul 09, 2014 5:42 PM By Mike O'Brien

July port traffic is projected to be at the highest level in five years, the NRF reports, as west coast port negotiations go on.

Report: UPS to Invest $1B in European Ops, Mostly Germany  Jul 08, 2014 10:17 AM By Mike O'Brien

UPS plans to invest $1 billion in its European operations over the next three to five years, mostly focused on Germany, according to CFO Kurt Kuehn.

New USPS Pricing Strategy to Grow Priority Mail  Jul 02, 2014 3:00 PM By MCM Staff

The USPS today filed notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission to change Priority Mail prices. Unlike UPS and FedEx, the USPS is not implementing any new dimensional-weight charges.

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.






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