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Warehouse/Distribution Center ARCHIVE

Amazon Ups Ante by Offering Free Same-Day Delivery  May 29, 2015 3:52 PM By Mike O'Brien

Not to be outdone by Walmart, Amazon announced it will make 1 million items available for free same-day shipping to Prime members in 14 metro markets.

HighJump Acquires Ecommerce Platform Nexternal  May 29, 2015 9:23 AM By MCM Staff

Supply chain management solutions provider HighJump acquired cloud-based ecommerce platform firm Nexternal; HighJump merged with competitor Acellos in 2014.

Michael Kors Breaking Ground on European Distribution Center  May 28, 2015 6:34 AM By Tim Parry

The construction of a new, state-of-the-art distribution center in Trade Port North in Venlo, Netherlands is an important and exciting step in the evolution of Michael Kors.

The High Cost of Back Orders  May 20, 2015 8:02 AM By Curt Barry

While you may decide not to take back orders because of cost and hassle, consider what goes into those costs and how many sales you’re leaving on the table.

Walmart Undercuts Amazon on Price for Subscription Shipping Program  May 15, 2015 9:29 AM By Mike O'Brien

Walmart will test a $50 per year subscription ecommerce shipping service this summer, compared to Amazon Prime’s $99, that gets order to door in three days.

O+F Advisor Distribution Center Roundup, May 14, 2015  May 14, 2015 3:31 PM By Mike O'Brien

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

Script Vendor Demos to Improve Your OMS Selection Process  May 08, 2015 12:08 PM By Curt Barry

For a winning OMS selection process, script the demo of what you want the vendor to demonstrate with your data in order to validate RFP responses.

Merchants Address Fast Delivery Demands  May 07, 2015 5:00 PM By Mike O'Brien

Merchant panelists at Operations Summit 2015 said they’re doing all they can to decrease time-to-customer, but same-day delivery isn’t a high priority.

FAA Allows Drone Testing Beyond Line of Sight  May 06, 2015 5:34 PM By Mike O'Brien

The FAA said it will allow commercial testing of drones beyond pilot line-of-sight, making drone deliveries by Amazon and Google a bit closer to reality.

Uber Lining Up Retailers for Same-Day Delivery Service  May 04, 2015 5:25 PM By Mike O'Brien

A roundup of news items covering retail operations, fulfillment and delivery.






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