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Webgistix announced plans to build a new fulfillment center in Scranton, Pennsylvania and expand its current fulfillment center in Las Vegas, citing a high demand for fulfillment services across the county.
Since 2010 Amazon has shared warehouse space with Proctor & Gamble, the parent company of such products like Pampers diapers, Bounty paper towels, Tide laundry detergent among others, according to the Wall Street Journal, a move many are saying is a beneficial arrangement for both companies.
Amazon is once again flexing its fulfillment muscle by announcing plans to add new fulfillment centers throughout the United States in Southern California, Wisconsin and Maryland.
Here are a few key requirements of a successful fulfillment strategy during the holidays when order volume can easily be 10 to 20 times higher than the busiest days during the year.
Want to know how to capture the loyalty of a holiday shopper? It turns out it’s all about high-quality customer service, free shipping, and offering deals and discounts, according to a recent study by PriceGrabber. Read more to get a clear and focused snapshot on where the consumer will shop, how much they will spend, and what makes them continually come back this holiday season.
An overwhelming majority of holiday shoppers will respond to retailers’ promotions offering free shipping, and they will ultimately shop with the retailer who can guarantee an on-time delivery date and/or the best shopping experience.
Ingram Micro announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which it will acquire global fulfillment service provider Shipwire. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
UPS said it expects pick-up volume on Cyber Monday, Dec. 2, to eclipse 32 million packages globally, an increase of 10%.
Saks Fifth Avenue launched an ecommerce site for its off-price franchise, Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, which went live in September. Here is what the company has planned for their ecommerce site.
Amazon spokesman Erik Fairleigh said in an email that the company had not changed the minimum order amount for free shipping in more than a decade. That amount was previously $25.