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Operations & FulfillmentFeb 08, 2015 6:23 PM By Tim Parry
It was as inevitable as the sun rising, but RadioShack finally filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on February 5. It’s the fifth retailer to file for Chapter 11 since the traditional kickoff of the 2014 holiday season. Here’s a look at which retailers are restructuring, and which one is riding off into the sunset.
Operations & FulfillmentFeb 05, 2015 5:51 PM By Mike O'Brien
Barring a major breakthrough, a crippling West Coast port shutdown could happen in 5-10 days, costing the economy $2 billion per day, according to the NRF.
Operations & FulfillmentFeb 05, 2015 3:06 PM By Murtaza “Zeke” Hamdani
Returns processing is an extremely important part of the customer experience and the overall omnichannel shopping journey, yet it is often glossed over.
Operations & FulfillmentFeb 05, 2015 2:11 PM By Curt Barry
Having multiple distribution centers may be your best bet to reduce shipping costs and shorten your time to customer.
Operations & FulfillmentFeb 03, 2015 1:04 PM By Mike O'Brien
UPS CEO David Abney said the company will add peak season surcharges on residential deliveries to recoup network investments and improve operating results.
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.