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GoECart, Bongo International Partner on Global Ecommerce Offering  Jun 19, 2014 12:15 PM By Mike O'Brien

GoECart has partnered with Bongo International to make global ecommerce easier and quicker for GoECart customers.

Experts: New UPS Dimensional Weight Pricing Will Have Significant Impact  Jun 18, 2014 1:53 PM By Mike O'Brien

On the heels of a similar announcement last month by rival FedEx, United Parcel Service announced Tuesday it will expand dimensional weight pricing for all U.S. ground shipments, effective Dec. 29, 2014.

Walgreens, Paula’s Choice Use eBay Enterprise for Regional Fulfillment  Jun 17, 2014 1:01 PM By Mike O'Brien

eBay announced that Walgreens and Paula’s Choice will be using its eBay Enterprise solution for regional fulfillment services.

GNC Executive: Work Closer with Carriers to Avoid Holiday Shipping Issues in 2014  Jun 13, 2014 7:03 PM By Mike O'Brien

A GNC executive told retailers at IRCE 2014 how they could avoid a repeat of holiday shipping delays in 2014.

Endicia Introduces First Pay-On-Use Capability for USPS Return Labels  Jun 13, 2014 6:09 PM By Mike O'Brien

Endicia’s first-of-its-kind “pay-on-use” returns system allows online retailers to send non-prepaid USPS return labels, so postage is only deducted if the returned item hits the mail stream.

Deliv Joins IBM’s Ready for Smarter Commerce Program  Jun 11, 2014 1:30 PM By Daniela Forte

In an effort to help retailers address the same-day delivery challenge and meet the consumer’s expectations and demands for a more immediate service, Deliv, a same-day delivery service for omnichannel retailers has joined IBM’s Ready for Smarter Commerce partner program.

Most Consumers Willing to Wait If It Ships Free  Jun 11, 2014 1:14 PM By Mike O'Brien

Today’s “flex consumer” is channel agnostic and willing to wait longer to receive items purchased online if it means free shipping, according to a new survey released today by UPS and comScore.

The Gap Between Customer Expectations, Retailer Reality in Omnichannel  Jun 10, 2014 1:22 PM By Mike O'Brien

Forrester found that 71% of consumers expect to view in-store inventory online, and 50% of them expect to buy products online and pick them up in store.

Retailers Need to Prepare for Dimensional Weight Pricing  Jun 10, 2014 12:49 PM By Tim Parry

Dimensional weight pricing means the days of small packages delivered in enormous boxes will soon be over. CHAINalytics Vice President of Supply Chain Operations Irv Grossman talked about the effect dimensional weight pricing will have on shippers at IRCE 2014.

3 Tips for Cutting Ecommerce Subscription Order Fulfillment Costs  Jun 05, 2014 5:15 PM By Stephen Bulger

Ecommerce subscription programs can be a terrific benefit for online merchants, leading not only to recurring orders but also a streamlined order fulfillment process.






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