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MCM OUTLOOK 2015: O+F

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Operations & Fulfillment ARCHIVE

Jet Sets Bold Goal of $20 Billion by 2020  Aug 03, 2015 1:24 PM By Mike O'Brien

Fresh off its launch, Jet is betting that delivering savings by pulling out supply chain costs will lead to ultimate success in a space dominated by Amazon.

EU Probing FedEx’ Proposed Acquisition of TNT Express  Aug 03, 2015 9:02 AM By Mike O'Brien

The EU is investigating whether FedEx’ proposed acquisition of TNT Express would be an anti-competitive deal in the European parcel delivery market.

Week in Review: eBay Now Same-Day Service Grounded  Jul 31, 2015 12:17 PM By MCM Staff

eBay has pulled the plug on its eBay Now same-day delivery pilot programs, but is still exploring solutions that fit better with its 25 million sellers. Here’s a look at this weeks’ news, commentary and events that shaped the direct-to-customer world… and more.

UPS Beats Q2 Earnings Estimate Even As Revenue Falls  Jul 29, 2015 4:34 PM By Mike O'Brien

UPS’s Q2 earnings beat analyst estimates, even as revenue was slightly below expectations. Its B2B business gained from ecommerce, omnichannel and returns.

UPS Access Point Network Expands to 100 Cities  Jul 29, 2015 2:57 PM By MCM Staff

UPS is expanding its Access Point pickup program to 100 U.S. cities by the end of 2015, with 8,000 locations here and 22,000 in 10 countries worldwide.

eBay Shuts Down Same-Day Delivery Pilots  Jul 28, 2015 3:33 PM By Mike O'Brien

eBay has shut down its eBay Now same-day delivery service, as well as a pilot local delivery service in Brooklyn, NY, as expected growth never materialized.

Supply Chain Risk: When Bad Things Happen to Good Cargo  Jul 28, 2015 12:05 PM By Dave Zamsky

As supply chains are often global in scope and impact fiscal health, supply chain risk is a major issue. Here are some steps to take to mitigate that risk.

O+F Advisor Distribution Center Roundup, July 27, 2015  Jul 27, 2015 3:37 PM By Mike O'Brien

A listing of recently announced expansions, additions and closures in retail distribution and fulfillment centers.

How to Assess Your True Readiness for a System Go Live Date  Jul 27, 2015 1:35 PM By Curt Barry

How do you know you’re ready for a system go live on new software that drives your retail operations? Here are 10 steps to help determine if you’re there.

Understanding the 8 Stages of the Omnichannel Order Lifecycle  Jul 27, 2015 12:41 PM By Jim Barnes

To optimize operations and drive success, retailers must focus on processes, technology and people across all 8 stages of the omnichannel order lifecycle.






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