Amazon has announced that it will soon open its fourth fulfillment center in Washington, this time just 20 miles outside of its Seattle headquarters
So how did over 230 of the leading merchants fare during the 2013 Cyber Monday? This report analyzed retailers response to shipping and delivery timing, free shipping, promotions, returns and customer service.
But it does not appear to be the result of shippers pushing that last-chance offer as close as possible to Christmas.
After about six weeks of speculation, Amazon has announced it will raise the annual membership fee for Prime to $99. So, what will the price increase mean for its competitors?
Who reigns supreme in reliability, delivery times, and cost in the world of American shipping? Well, according to a recent report, it all depends on your exact shipping needs.
S&S Worldwide Director of Distribution Mark Desrosiers talks with Multichannel Merchant about initiatives that most help the company’s operational efficiencies, what global marketplaces he sees as hot economies to sell in, and the effect Amazon Supply has on his business.
Sometimes an item doesn’t fit, it doesn’t match and sometimes customers simply just change their minds. Whatever the reason, returns are business critical and can affect the customer experience. Here are a few tips to help you “up” your returns game.
FedEx is in the midst of planning a “massive distribution center” located in Palm Springs, CA which would sort thousands of packages a day and employ approximately 300 workers. The facility would function as a regional distribution center serving the Coachella Valley.
When Amazon Prime was introduced in 2005, analysts and consumers alike thought it was a risky, expensive venture, however, Amazon Prime members now comprise nearly 10% of Amazon’s purchases, and spend twice as much as non-Prime members. While Amazon has certainly been giving retailers a lot of heartburn recently, there is a way to fight back and all comes down to same-day delivery.
FedEx announced this week that its subsidiary, FedEx Freight, will increase its shipping rates by 3.9%, effective March 31.