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Operations & Fulfillment ARCHIVE

Home Depot Opens Massive Ohio Distribution Center  Sep 18, 2015 10:39 AM By MCM Staff

Home Depot has opened a 1.6 million square foot fulfillment center in Ohio to support its growing ecommerce business, which represents about 5% of sales.

FedEx Grows Profit but Misses Analyst Forecast, Lowers Outlook  Sep 18, 2015 9:29 AM By Mike O'Brien

FedEx grew Q1 revenue and earnings but missed analyst forecasts, and lowered its fiscal 2016 outlook. Weak global conditions and currency issues were cited.

The Gift of Shipping Options for Consumers This Holiday Season  Sep 17, 2015 11:20 AM By Daniela Forte

This holiday season 93% of consumers find shipping options to be an important factor for the overall shopping experience. See what options consumers want this holiday season.

O+F Advisor Distribution Center Roundup, Sept. 17, 2015  Sep 17, 2015 10:40 AM By Mike O'Brien

A listing of recently announced openings, expansions, closures and layoffs at retail distribution centers and fulfillment centers.

The Keys to a Successful Drop Shipping Program  Sep 16, 2015 1:42 PM By Mike O'Brien

Drop shipping offers several advantages, including expanding inventory and reducing out-of-stocks. Here are some best practices to help make it succeed.

Why Uniforms Matter for Parcel Delivery Drivers  Sep 16, 2015 11:49 AM By MCM Staff

With so many new last-mile delivery startups, from Uber to Postmates to Deliv and Shyp, do parcel delivery driver uniforms still matter? The answer is yes!

To Uniform or Not To Uniform, That is the Parcel Delivery Question  Sep 15, 2015 2:21 PM By Amine Khechfe

As last-mile delivery startups abound, should they use uniforms like established parcel delivery services? Here are 4 reason why uniforms still matter.

UPS To Hire up to 95,000 for Holiday Season  Sep 15, 2015 12:14 PM By Mike O'Brien

UPS said it expects to hire 90,000-95,000 seasonal employees this year to support the anticipated increase in package volume, the same as in 2014.

There’s Free Shipping, Then There’s Stupidity  Sep 14, 2015 2:55 PM By Mike O'Brien

Actress Melissa Joan Hart should’ve known better than to exploit the Sept. 11 tragedy to promote her clothing line via a free shipping offer using “911.”

Week In Review: eBay’s Wish List Doesn’t Include a New Perception  Sep 11, 2015 3:08 PM By MCM Staff

Happy 20th anniversary, eBay! We noticed you didn’t have “New Perception” on your wish list. But boy, would we like to give you one.






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