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Operations & FulfillmentNov 30, 2014 9:30 PM By Tim Parry
1-800-Flowers.com Inc.,reported a fire at its Maple Heights, OH warehouse which provided supplies for Fanny May Fine Chocolates and Harry London Chocolates. See what this will mean for both brands for the holiday season.
Operations & FulfillmentNov 28, 2014 3:11 PM By Doug Sternberg
In September, the United States Postal Service introduced new, lower rates on Priority Mail service for online retailers. On the surface, the change sounds like good news for ecommerce providers’ holiday shipping programs. But here’s what the USPS’s new rates really mean for online retailers.
Operations & FulfillmentNov 26, 2014 12:44 PM By Ian Goldman
The same technology that helped converge inventory levels has evolved and is now actually able to automate inventory management and fulfillment. By removing reliance on employees to track inventory, this makes mistakes less likely and allows order fulfillment from any location to orders on any channel. Thus omnichannel fulfillment is enabled, providing higher service levels to customers, more streamlined inventory management for retailers, and less stock tied up in expensive warehouses. Many retailers find that they are able to eliminate warehouses entirely and have retail locations function as mini-distribution centers.
Operations & FulfillmentNov 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.
Operations & FulfillmentNov 24, 2014 4:50 PM By Tim Parry
The transaction provides Speed Commerce with a diverse list of marquee clients on long-term contracts, adds substantial fulfillment services assets, and solidifies the company’s position as one of the fastest growing providers of end-to-end ecommerce services.
Operations & FulfillmentNov 24, 2014 4:45 PM By Mike O'Brien
Regional carrier OnTrac, announced a new service, DirectPost, which will enable it to provide next-day and two-day ecommerce shipping at postal rates.
Operations & FulfillmentNov 24, 2014 2:55 PM By Curt Barry
As the year end approaches, software vendors often offer significant discounts in order to secure your business and book it in the current year. This is also true with some vendors at the end of each quarter. But don’t let the last-minute vendor discounts distract your company from prudent due diligence in selecting warehouse software.
Operations & FulfillmentNov 19, 2014 1:41 PM By Daniela Forte
A listing of some recently announced expansions, additions and closures in distribution and fulfillment centers.
Operations & FulfillmentNov 18, 2014 2:56 PM By Frank Poore
Through “omnichannel choreography,” retailers can orchestrate all the moving pieces of online order fulfillment and deliver the perfect customer experience.
Operations & FulfillmentNov 17, 2014 12:28 PM By Tim Parry
Can you pilot a drone? Then Amazon Prime Air wants you! Amazon is looking for flight operations and certification personnel for flight testing its UAS technologies. Here’s a look into Amazon’s next step toward making same-day delivery by drone a reality.
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