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Transportation ARCHIVE

A Practical Guide to Addressing Dimensional Weight Pricing  Jun 19, 2014 5:03 PM By Mike O'Brien

MCM contributor Curt Barry offers practical information for shippers in light of dimensional weight pricing moves by major carriers.

GoECart, Bongo International Partner on Global Ecommerce Offering  Jun 19, 2014 12:15 PM By Mike O'Brien

GoECart has partnered with Bongo International to make global ecommerce easier and quicker for GoECart customers.

GNC Executive: Work Closer with Carriers to Avoid Holiday Shipping Issues in 2014  Jun 13, 2014 7:03 PM By Mike O'Brien

A GNC executive told retailers at IRCE 2014 how they could avoid a repeat of holiday shipping delays in 2014.

Shoe Carnival to Roll out Ship-From-Store  Jun 04, 2014 3:52 PM By Mike O'Brien

Shoe Carnival said its transition from 3PL to ship-from-store is foundational in terms of its overall omnichannel strategy.

UPS Opens Expansion of European Air Hub  Mar 25, 2014 12:29 PM By Erin Lynch

UPS announced this week that it has opened a $200 million expansion of its European air hub facility at the Cologne/Bonn Airport in Germany. This facility is one of the largest investments in the shipping titan’s history.

FedEx Failed For Yankee Candle  Dec 31, 2013 6:22 PM By Tim Parry

Yankee Candle saw trouble with FedEx at least two weeks prior to Christmas, starting with tracking issues that they thought were due to internal system errors. Yankee Candle was also told that FedEx’s Columbus, OH facility was so “overwhelmed” that FedEx had trouble moving packages.

What Went Wrong and Who’s to Blame for Missed Christmas Shipments  Dec 27, 2013 12:23 PM By Tim Parry

UPS and FedEx both announced this week that delays in their delivery services would result in Christmas presents not being under their customer’s tree. In this video, Joe Bobko, managing director of The Bobko Group, talks with Multichannel Merchant senior content manager Tim Parry about these issues that affect the shippers, the merchants and the consumers.

Get a Glimpse into the Biggest Shipping Day of the Year at UPS  Dec 17, 2013 11:59 AM By Erin Lynch

Monday marked the biggest shipping day of the year for UPS as they geared up and shipped out 34 million packages. So how exactly does UPS handle this organized chaos? Take a look at this video to get a firsthand look inside the busy shipping day of the year.

Lowe’s Launches Natural Gas-Powered Truck Fleet  Oct 21, 2013 11:09 AM By MCM Staff

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.

Lululemon Athletica to Open Distribution Center in Columbus, Ohio  Jul 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.






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