Firing yet another salvo in the retail discount shipping wars, Target announced it is offering free shipping on “nearly all” orders over $50.
UPS has explored varying global consumer preferences before the purchase, during checkout and delivery and post purchase.
A joint NRF/NAM study found a West Coast port strike could cost the U.S. economy up to $2.5 billion per day.
Investment advisory service The Motley Fool sees the recent acquisition of ShipStation by Stamps.com as a huge positive for the company.
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.
In a new study from PwC, commissioned by JDA Software, 83% of retail executives said their supply chains were not optimized for omnichannel.
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 reported revenue was up 4% and net income up 141% for the fourth quarter ended May 31.
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.
MCM contributor Curt Barry offers practical information for shippers in light of dimensional weight pricing moves by major carriers.