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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.

Amazon Dash Is NOT a Detergent, But Yet Another Hook Into Consumers  Apr 02, 2015 4:37 PM By Mike O'Brien

Amazon Dash, small branded buttons that consumers can stick up in their homes, allow for one-touch reordering of household items – just not Dash.

USPS Delays Parcel Price Increase  Apr 02, 2015 2:28 PM By Mike O'Brien

The USPS has put on hold planned pricing increases in parcel services until all pricing requests across products were approved by the PRC.

4 Insider Tips Your Parcel Carrier Doesn’t Want You to Know  Apr 02, 2015 11:37 AM By John Stitz

While many carrier tactics can be detrimental and costly for shippers, there are certain things shippers can do to offset the bottom-line effect.

Ace Hardware Expands In-Store Pickup Nationwide  Mar 31, 2015 12:31 PM By Mike O'Brien

In yet another reflection of growing omnichannel demand, Ace Hardware announced the national expansion of its in-store pickup program, launched as a pilot in 2014.

O+F Advisor Distribution and Fulfillment Center Roundup, March 31, 2015  Mar 31, 2015 10:49 AM By Mike O'Brien

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

Amazon Expands Prime Now to Dallas  Mar 26, 2015 12:37 PM By Mike O'Brien

Days after going into Baltimore and Miami, Amazon Prime Now one-hour delivery is available in Dallas; Amazon also faulted the FAA on slow drone approval.

Set Goals – Report Results – Improve Productivity  Mar 26, 2015 10:52 AM By Curt Barry

Openly sharing KPIs and results with employees will improve productivity and boost performance across your direct-to-consumer operations.

FAA Grants Conditional Certificate for Amazon Drones  Mar 23, 2015 3:54 PM By Mike O'Brien

Amazon drones have moved one step closer to commercial reality via an FAA approval of an experimental airworthiness certificate.

Amazon One-hour Delivery Expands to Baltimore and Miami  Mar 19, 2015 4:00 PM By Tim Parry

Amazon has expanded Prime Now one-hour delivery service to customers in select Baltimore and Miami zip codes.






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