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Operations & FulfillmentFeb 03, 2015 11:28 AM By Mike O'Brien
Megan J. Brennan officially becomes the 74th Postmaster General and CEO of the U.S. Postal Service on Feb. 1, succeeding Patrick R. Donahoe.
Operations & FulfillmentFeb 02, 2015 4:26 PM By Mike O'Brien
Effective Feb. 2, UPS raised its fuel surcharge rates for ground and air services, as did rival FedEx.
Operations & FulfillmentJan 30, 2015 1:37 PM By Mike O'Brien
Jet.com, a disruptive startup based in Montclair, NJ, is going after Amazon by taking a new approach that allows sellers to undercut the ecommerce giant on price by using a system that finds and exploits cost efficiencies in the ecommerce fulfillment process.
Operations & FulfillmentJan 29, 2015 1:59 PM By Curt Barry
Are operational inefficiencies vermin eating your profits? Make sure you’re not cutting customers two-cent checks, or following other wasteful practices.
Operations & FulfillmentJan 28, 2015 2:07 PM By Mike O'Brien
By lifting a restriction that required all items in an order to come from the same seller to qualify for free shipping, Amazon has more than tripled the number of items that qualify for the benefit.
Operations & FulfillmentJan 27, 2015 1:18 PM By MCM Staff
Parcel Shipping prices are going to rise in 2015, according to reports this month about UPS and the United States Postal Service. Here’s more about rising shipping costs from Multichannel Merchant Senior Editor Mike O’Brien.
Operations & FulfillmentJan 27, 2015 1:08 PM By Mike O'Brien
As it continues to battle UPS, FedEx and DHL for a larger slice of the ecommerce shipping pie, the USPS has asked the PRC to keep its competitive Priority Mail rates unchanged for domestic delivery while raising Parcel Select – the primary last-mile option of the major carriers – by 8%.
Operations & FulfillmentJan 27, 2015 10:56 AM By Mike O'Brien
While not packing the wallop that forecasters had been predicting, winter storm Juno nonetheless was bad enough to put a serious crimp in the shipping operations of major carriers in the Northeast.
Operations & FulfillmentJan 27, 2015 10:34 AM By Mike O'Brien
As it lowered guidance on its earnings for Q4 and fiscal 2015, UPS also talked about possible adjustments to its peak season pricing later this year.
Operations & FulfillmentJan 27, 2015 8:52 AM By Mike O'Brien
While overall return rates are not increasing dramatically, they are on the rise, forcing ecommerce merchants to optimize their supply chain squeeze as much value as they can out of returned merchandise.
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