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Toys R Us Lays Out New Omnichannel Strategy  Mar 27, 2014 9:44 AM By MCM Staff

In order to become what it is calling “a customer-centric business” and to improve the customer experience in-store and online, Toys R Us laid out several initiatives for 2014 that it hopes will improve the company’s operational performance.

Tom Ford Launches Same-day Delivery in NYC  Mar 26, 2014 2:45 PM By Erin Lynch

Designer Tom Ford has just launched a new ecommerce site which offers same-day delivery to New York City area fashionistas.

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.

UPS Opens Cross-border Shipping Facility in Mexico  Mar 24, 2014 4:48 PM By Erin Lynch

In an effort to improve cross-border shipping to Mexico, UPS has announced the opening of a new package sorting and delivery facility in Laredo, Texas.

How Small Merchants Meet Operational Challenges  Mar 24, 2014 2:34 PM By Daniela Forte

Whether you’re in the startup phase or ready for the next big push with your ecommerce business, planning for growth is no easy task.

13 iStock Images of Cats in Cardboard Boxes  Mar 24, 2014 12:31 PM By Erin Lynch

While searching around for images relating to “package fill” and “recycled cardboard” we kept getting bombarded with images of cats in cardboard boxes. So, without further ado, here are 13 of the best iStock images of cats in cardboard boxes.

Winning Hiring Strategies for the Contact Center and Warehouse  Mar 20, 2014 5:04 PM By Erin Lynch

We have a tremendous line up of speakers at our upcoming Operations Summit. Anne Embrey, vice president of continuous improvement with Replacements, LTD., is one of those amazing speakers.

Winter Weather to Blame for FedEx Third Quarter Earnings  Mar 20, 2014 4:38 PM By Erin Lynch

FedEx said this week that its third quarter earnings took a direct hit thanks, in most part, to severe weather during the holiday shopping season.

The Risks and Rewards of Regional Parcel Carriers  Mar 20, 2014 2:08 PM By Daniela Forte

Is your company spending too much using national parcel carriers for air express and ground deliveries? There are options, according to Rob Martinez, president/CEO of Shipware, LLC.

Amazon Distribution Center Rejected in the Czech Republic  Mar 20, 2014 9:21 AM By Erin Lynch

The Associated Press is reporting that the second-largest city in the Czech Republic, Brno, has rejected a plan by Amazon to build a distribution center in the region.






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