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USPS Exceeds Holiday Delivery Projections  Jan 06, 2015 1:03 PM By Daniela Forte

The U.S. Postal Service exceeded its holiday delivery projections for 2014. See what steps the USPS took for both retailers and customers.

Make Room for Dimensional Weight Pricing: A Look Ahead at Shipping in 2015  Nov 26, 2014 11:31 AM By Amine Khechfe

A quick primer on imminent dimensional weight pricing changes from UPS and FedEx, how to calculate them, and what you can do if your business is affected.

USPS to Deliver Packages Seven Days a Week During Holiday Season  Nov 06, 2014 1:41 PM By Daniela Forte

With online retailers shipping more products to their customers, the demand for package service has grown. The USPS is adding package delivery on Sundays to prepare for the heavy shipping season.

How Retailers Can Adapt to Dimensional Weight Pricing Changes  Sep 15, 2014 11:37 AM By Maria Haggerty

Steps that retailers should take to prepare for dimensional weight pricing that is taking effect at the end of the year.

Protective Packaging Considerations for Omnichannel  Aug 26, 2014 11:48 AM By Ivan Brewington

Omnichannel retailing has accelerated service expectations and permanently changed the competitive landscape.

WMS vs. WCS: Which Do You Need?  Jul 29, 2014 1:38 PM By Mike O'Brien

As operations and fulfillment technology continues to evolve, merchants face a decision of implementing a warehouse management system (WMS), a warehouse control system (WCS) or both.

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.

Experts: New UPS Dimensional Weight Pricing Will Have Significant Impact  Jun 18, 2014 1:53 PM By Mike O'Brien

On the heels of a similar announcement last month by rival FedEx, United Parcel Service announced Tuesday it will expand dimensional weight pricing for all U.S. ground shipments, effective Dec. 29, 2014.

How to Not Get Kicked Off Amazon Marketplace (And Get Reinstated If You Are)  May 30, 2014 3:03 PM By Mike O'Brien

If you’re selling on the Amazon marketplace you need to know what can get you kicked off – and how to get back on if Amazon takes action against you.

Read the April 2014 Operations & Fulfillment Guide  Apr 15, 2014 4:26 PM By Tim Parry

Returns, shipping and delivery, fulfillment, contact centers and more are covered in the latest edition of Multichannel Merchant.






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