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Operations & FulfillmentJan 14, 2016 2:29 PM By MCM Staff
Pitney Bowes announced the acquisition of Enroute Systems Corporation, a cloud-based, software-as-a-service transportation management solution provider.
Operations & FulfillmentJan 14, 2016 11:46 AM By Mike O'Brien
In its continuing march toward setting up its own logistics and shipping operations, Amazon plans to acquire French package-delivery company Colis Privé.
Operations & FulfillmentJan 12, 2016 3:39 PM By MCM Staff
Amazon has announced Amazon@Penn, a staffed package pickup point to be opened on the University of Pennsylvania campus, the first at an Ivy League school.
Operations & FulfillmentJan 12, 2016 10:55 AM By Melissa O'Malley
Selling cross-border has become a major moneymaker for corporations and small businesses alike. Still, many merchants find the thought of exporting daunting. Here are four simple steps to make international shipping a breeze
Operations & FulfillmentJan 12, 2016 10:20 AM By Curt Barry
At the start of a new year, how can you infuse innovative thinking throughout your fulfillment operations? Here are 6 ways to get the process jump started.
Operations & FulfillmentJan 11, 2016 4:49 PM By Kevin Sghia
If you’re a retailer and looking to invest in new Warehouse Management System Technology, we’ve put together some resources to help you in your search.
Operations & FulfillmentJan 11, 2016 11:56 AM By Mike O'Brien
Supply chain issues tied to new OMS and WMS systems led to inventory shortfalls and poor third quarter results for sporting apparel retailer Finish Line.
Operations & FulfillmentJan 11, 2016 11:39 AM By Tim Parry
In these days of fast shipping, customers expect their order to arrive on their front doorstep in a plain brown box with some bubble wrap and a receipt. But by creating a tremendous unboxing experience for the customer, some ecommerce merchants are creating a “wow” factor, which in turn leads to increased customer loyalty.
Operations & FulfillmentJan 07, 2016 3:06 PM By MCM Staff
Despite all the doom and gloom news that came out of Macy’s, Inc. on Jan. 6, chairman and CEO Terry Lundgren said its omnichannel investments are paying off.
It’s hard to argue against that: In November and December, the company filled nearly 17 million online orders at macys.com and bloomingdales.com.
But Macy’s really has the same problem other omnichannel retailers are experiencing. They are sacrificing store-level salespeople at the expense of technology, and not finding a happy medium to make the omnichannel experience a positive one.
Operations & FulfillmentJan 06, 2016 11:41 AM By Mark Hanson
While package rate increases from major carriers have hit retailers hard, these 5 supply chain optimization steps can help you streamline and cut costs.
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