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Warehouse/Distribution CenterOct 28, 2013 7:22 PM By Tim Parry
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.
Warehouse/Distribution CenterOct 02, 2013 7:13 AM By Daniela Forte
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.
Warehouse/Distribution CenterOct 01, 2013 1:56 PM By MCM Staff
Walmart announced it would open to new fulfillment centers dedicated to fill online orders, including one in Texas and one in Pennsylvania.
Warehouse/Distribution CenterSep 19, 2013 1:39 PM By Erin Lynch
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.
Warehouse/Distribution CenterSep 17, 2013 11:26 AM By Erin Lynch
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.
Warehouse/Distribution CenterSep 13, 2013 9:54 AM By Erin Lynch
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.
Warehouse/Distribution CenterAug 07, 2013 3:04 PM By Erin Lynch
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.
Warehouse/Distribution CenterAug 05, 2013 2:31 PM By Fred Lizza
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.
Warehouse/Distribution CenterJul 30, 2013 2:43 PM By Daniela Forte
The Canadian-based lululemon athletica, a yoga-inspired athletic apparel company, announced it will be opening a distribution center in Columbus, Ohio, according to a press release.
Warehouse/Distribution CenterJul 26, 2013 10:33 AM By Erin Lynch
Ecommerce has now become synonymous with omnichannel. However, while merchants are focusing their retail efforts on social, mobile and email, they should zero in on a variety of fulfillment options such as ship-from-store, in-store pickup, and buy online and return in-store.