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Operations & FulfillmentAug 18, 2015 9:29 AM By Mike O'Brien
The ability to buy its way into the full truckload (FTL) brokerage sector and provide backhaul services are what led UPS to its $1.8B Coyote acquisition.
Operations & FulfillmentAug 17, 2015 5:06 PM By Allen Abbott
In his 2008 book Buyology: “Truth and Lies about Why We Buy,” Martin Lindstrom concluded that 85% of our buying behavior is dictated by emotion, not rational thought.
Operations & FulfillmentAug 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.
Operations & FulfillmentAug 17, 2015 9:43 AM By Mike O'Brien
A listing of recently announced B2B and B2C distribution center and fulfillment center expansions, additions and closures.
Operations & FulfillmentAug 15, 2015 10:42 AM By MCM Staff
Macy’s is heading East… to China. The department store retailer has formed a joint venture with Fung Retailing Limited and will have its own online store on Alibaba’s Tmall Global platform. But is exclusivity good or bad for Macy’s, or any brand?
Operations & FulfillmentAug 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.
Operations & FulfillmentAug 11, 2015 3:40 PM By MCM Staff
Amazon has announced plans to open a nearly 500,000-square-foot fulfillment center in Joliet, Ill. The site, which will create 1,000 full-time jobs when it opens, is the company’s first in the state.
Operations & FulfillmentAug 11, 2015 3:27 PM By Mike O'Brien
The U.S. Postal Service saw a smaller net loss in its third quarter, and continues to record gains in its shipping and package operations.
Operations & FulfillmentAug 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.
Operations & FulfillmentAug 09, 2015 9:26 AM By MCM Staff
Back to school shopping wasn’t cool when you were a kid… and apparently it wasn’t too cool in July. Back to school sales seemed to be slumping, and the season seemed to be taking on a new life a la the traditional holiday shopping season.