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Warehouse/Distribution CenterFeb 13, 2015 4:44 PM By Mike O'Brien
The West Coast port shutdown will continue through Monday as the two parties appear no closer to a resolution, as many call on President Obama to step in.
Warehouse/Distribution CenterMar 24, 2014 4:48 PM By Erin Lynch
In an effort to improve cross-border shipping to Mexico, UPS has announced the opening of a new package sorting and delivery facility in Laredo, Texas.
Warehouse/Distribution CenterMar 20, 2014 9:21 AM By Erin Lynch
The Associated Press is reporting that the second-largest city in the Czech Republic, Brno, has rejected a plan by Amazon to build a distribution center in the region.
Warehouse/Distribution CenterMar 17, 2014 3:43 PM By Erin Lynch
Amazon has announced that it will soon open its fourth fulfillment center in Washington, this time just 20 miles outside of its Seattle headquarters
Warehouse/Distribution CenterMar 11, 2014 12:52 PM By Amine Khechfe
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.
Warehouse/Distribution CenterMar 11, 2014 11:05 AM By Erin Lynch
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.
Warehouse/Distribution CenterMar 06, 2014 2:53 PM By Erin Lynch
Bon-Ton announced on March 5 that it has signed a lease for a 743,000 square-foot direct-to-consumer fulfillment center in West Jefferson, Ohio in response to its growing ecommerce operations.
Warehouse/Distribution CenterMar 06, 2014 12:21 PM By Erin Lynch
On Bloomberg Television’s “In the Loop,” Prologis chairman and CEO, Hamid Moghadam touched on some of the hottest trends in American distribution including the location of the DCs to the customer and same-day delivery.
Warehouse/Distribution CenterMar 03, 2014 3:53 PM By Jonathan Levitt
Failing to fulfill customers’ orders in a timely fashion can spell disaster for retailers of any size. Delivering products late can kill sales, batter your reputation and destroy customer loyalty. It can also squander all of the time, money and resources you spent acquiring new customers. Which is exactly why merchants need to remember that the customer experience journey doesn’t end with a sale.
Warehouse/Distribution CenterFeb 26, 2014 2:03 PM By Erin Lynch
While the fourth quarter showed a 1.6% decline in sales, Karen M. Hoguet, chief financial officer at Macy’s, said moving forward the retailer plans on making strides in its omnichannel fulfillment initiatives including buy online, pick up in-store, and same-day delivery.