Lowe’s has launched a dedicated fleet of natural gas-powered trucks at its regional distribution center in Mount Vernon, TX, making the DIY home improvement merchant’s fleet among the first serving a major retail distribution center in North America to run solely on natural gas.
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.
For some retailers, a pop-up store is key around the holiday shopping season or in hopes of opening up your brand to a new audience. But for J&P Cycles, which runs a pop-up store every year during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, it means a $1 million boost in sales.
The way merchants are packaging their products has changed over the years looking toward more eco-friendly alternatives along with enhanced branding on their packages.
When it comes down to which parcel shipping carrier is a favorite in the B2B world, the answer might as well be, “domestic shipper or international shipper?” according to findings from Multichannel Merchant’s MCM Outlook 2013.
Joining the ranks of Amazon, DHL Supply Chain announced that it has opened a warehouse in Luhari, India to help meet the growing demand from the consumer, retail, and automotive sectors.
Menlo will provide transport management services for inbound product and distribution to the Fox dealer network; inventory and warehousing management and order fulfilment and dispatch. The facility will utilize Fox’s voice recognition technology.
The new major distribution hub in the United States could become Kansas City, according to an article the Kansas City Star.
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