Fulfillment ARCHIVE

Amazon Flex Pushes Into Uber, Postmates Territory  Oct 02, 2015 11:25 AM By Mike O'Brien

Amazon Flex pushes into Uber territory by tapping independent contractors to fulfill one- and two-hour orders for Prime members in 11 metro areas.

Do You Have the Chops to be a Top 3PL? Tell Us Why!  Sep 22, 2015 9:26 AM By Mike O'Brien

We’re looking for a few good 3PLs! Tell us why you excel at third-party logistics, and we’ll add you to Multichannel Merchant’s Top 3PLs 2016 list.

Curbside Expands to New York, Tries Out New Light-Up Stations  Sep 02, 2015 1:52 PM By Mike O'Brien

Pickup app Curbside has expanded to New York and Los Angeles, and is testing an updated pickup location with color-coded lights to signal shoppers.

The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. Opens State-of-the-Art Fulfillment Center  Aug 26, 2015 11:32 AM By MCM Staff

The fulfillment center, which began transitioning fulfillment operations in June, was designed with the customer in mind and supports The Bon-Ton Stores’ expanding ecommerce business and aggressive omnichannel growth.

The Internet of (Postal) Things Is Coming  Aug 21, 2015 8:24 AM By Mike O'Brien

Based on the Internet of Things, the U.S. Postal Service envisions a network of sensor-based connected devices to enhance services and drive efficiencies.

French Supply Chain Giant Geodis to Buy OHL  Aug 18, 2015 10:37 AM By Mike O'Brien

Continuing a recent trend in logistics consolidation, France’s supply chain giant Geodis plans to acquire U.S.-based 3PL OHL for an estimated $800 million.

Startup Wonolo Gives Ecommerce Firms On-Demand Staffing  Aug 17, 2015 4:29 PM By Mike O'Brien

Startup Wonolo, an app that matches workers with available temp positions, has based much of its growth on ecommerce firms needing fulfillment staff.

NASA Helps Google Skirt Drone Testing Rules  Aug 13, 2015 10:31 AM By Mike O'Brien

Google has been quietly conducting drone testing for the past year through a deal with NASA, effectively skirting FAA rules that Amazon has been abiding by.

5 Steps to Lessen Higher Minimum Wage Impact in Your Distribution Center  Aug 11, 2015 9:49 AM By Curt Barry

In order to soften the blow from any upcoming federal minimum wage increase, here are 5 ways to increase productivity in your retail distribution center.

Macy’s To Expand Same-Day Delivery to 9 New Markets  Aug 04, 2015 1:06 PM By Mike O'Brien

After a successful fall pilot in 8 markets, Macy’s is expanding same-day delivery service to 9 additional metro areas, giving it greater reach than Amazon.

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