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5 Things Online Sellers Need to Know About USPS Price Changes  May 26, 2015 3:09 PM By Amine Khechfe

Here are 5 things merchant sellers need to know about the USPS postal rate changes taking effect on May 31 for a variety of services.

USPS Reports Q2 Net Loss of $1.5B but 14.4% Gain in Parcel Volume  May 08, 2015 3:15 PM By Mike O'Brien

The USPS reported a $1.5B net loss in Q2, but a 14.4% gain in shipping and parcel volume, nearly double the 7.3% bump in 2014, boosting operating revenue.

Merchants Address Fast Delivery Demands  May 07, 2015 5:00 PM By Mike O'Brien

Merchant panelists at Operations Summit 2015 said they’re doing all they can to decrease time-to-customer, but same-day delivery isn’t a high priority.

Pitney Bowes to Acquire Competitor Borderfree  May 05, 2015 5:30 PM By Mike O'Brien

Pitney Bowes Inc. said it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire competitor Borderfree.

Uber Lining Up Retailers for Same-Day Delivery Service  May 04, 2015 5:25 PM By Mike O'Brien

A roundup of news items covering retail operations, fulfillment and delivery.

TNT Express Reports Loss, Talks of Challenges Ahead of FedEx Acquisition  Apr 30, 2015 11:47 AM By MCM Staff

Dutch firm TNT Express reported an operating loss and lower comparable revenues for Q1 and said it faced a challenging 2015 ahead of the FedEx acquisition.

UPS Reports Net Income Up 12.6% in Q1  Apr 29, 2015 4:01 PM By Mike O'Brien

UPS’s Q1 net income was up 12.6% to $1.02 billion, as executives said they’re making gains in revenue and profitability in its growing ecommerce business.

Deliv Founder Counters FedEx Take on Same-Day Delivery Services  Apr 28, 2015 10:44 AM By Mike O'Brien

The founder of crowdsourcing delivery service Deliv says same-day delivery startups like hers are more disruptive than FedEx Chairman Fred Smith lets on.

The West Coast Port Dispute: Lessons Learned for the Next Supply Chain Disruption  Apr 11, 2015 7:03 PM By Peter Zaballos

While it will take months for the return of normalcy after the West Coast port crisis, what about the next one? Partnering with a 3PL is one way to prepare.

FAA Gives Amazon Green Light on Drone Testing – Again  Apr 11, 2015 6:39 PM By Mike O'Brien

The FAA again gave Amazon permission for drone testing, a month after complaints that a previous approval was moot because the vehicle had become obsolete.






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