There is definitely a balancing act between reducing shipping distances and costs, which also reduces transit times to your customers. In this video, BuyAutoParts.com president and COO Matt Glauber talks about the benefits of geographically optimizing your origin points.
In this video taken last month at Operations Summit 2014, S&S Worldwide Director of Distribution Mark Desrosiers shares his views on drop shipping with Multichannel Merchant Managing Editor Tim Parry.
Customer behavior during the summer holidays is quite different from the winter and Christmas shopping season. While this can present a challenge for retailers, it’s also a great opportunity to connect with new shoppers and build customer loyalty. Here are 3 steps retailers can take to ensure they are ready for graduations and Father’s Day.
In addition to the 15 cities just announced, Amazon and the USPS plan to continue to roll out Sunday delivery to a large portion of the U.S. population this year.
Effective January 1, FedEx Ground will apply dimensional weight pricing to all shipments. So what can shippers do? Rob Martinez, DLP, shares his strategies with Multichannel Merchant.
Currently, FedEx Ground applies dimensional weight pricing only to packages measuring three cubic feet or greater. This change will align the FedEx Ground dimensional weight pricing with FedEx Express by applying it to all packages.
Shipping costs are one of the largest bottom line expenses for direct-to-customer merchants. But how do you know when you should negotiate with your carrier for better terms and rates? Here’s advice from BuyAutoParts.com president and COO Matt Glauber.
Thanks to Amazon, same-day delivery is getting a lot of attention. But is it what ecommerce consumers really want? Find out in this infographic from eFulfillment Services.
Is Amazon getting geared up to grapple with grocers? During its first-quarter earnings call, the ecommerce behemoth said it is seeing early success with Prime Pantry, a new delivery service for its Prime members.
How are shippers preparing for Holiday 2014? What systems are they looking to add in the fulfillment center? And do merchants really think Amazon has little effect on their business? These questions and more are answered in Multichannel Merchant’s MCM Outlook 2014 report on Operations & Fulfillment.