Webgistix announced plans to build a new fulfillment center in Scranton, Pennsylvania and expand its current fulfillment center in Las Vegas, citing a high demand for fulfillment services across the county.
Amazon is once again flexing its fulfillment muscle by announcing plans to add new fulfillment centers throughout the United States in Southern California, Wisconsin and Maryland.
Ingram Micro announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which it will acquire global fulfillment service provider Shipwire. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Amazon is expected to hire more than 70,000 full-time seasonal employees across its U.S. fulfillment centers for the holiday season in order to meet the increase in customer demand, a 40% increase over 2012, according to a press release.
Walmart announced it would open to new fulfillment centers dedicated to fill online orders, including one in Texas and one in Pennsylvania.
In anticipation of the upcoming holiday shopping season, Kohl’s announced that it will hire 50,000 seasonal employees nationally in various in-store, distribution center, and customer service positions.
Newegg, an exclusive online-only electronics retailer, is looking to open a new Midwest distribution center in Indianapolis, Indiana. The proposal is expected to cost $15 million to lease and equip the 800,000 square-foot facility.
Fulfilling orders is no longer about putting SKUs in a box and shipping products off to the consumer. Merchants are finding that order fulfillment is now a multifaceted operation which includes moving product, creating brand engagement, offering high quality customer service, and creating a lifetime customer. Here are 15 tactics you can use right now on how to delight customers from the warehouse floor up to the box is opened by the consumer.
If you are thinking about moving forward with building a new warehouse or updating your current one, here are a few tips from Cirrus Logistics to help ensure your warehouse will run at peak performance from the moment you plan your facility.
The ship-from-store trend has been generating a huge amount of buzz in recent months. While major retailers are seeing big benefits such as improved customer satisfaction and shipping cost savings, it’s doesn’t mean smaller retailers should be excluded.