Warehouse/Distribution Center ARCHIVE

Recurring Subscription Model Appeals to Customers and Merchants  Oct 21, 2013 11:20 AM By Brendan O’Brien

Target recently announced the introduction of a subscription billing service for providing baby supplies to new moms and dads. Here’s why the recurring subscription model may be the next big thing in omnichannel.

Lowe’s Launches Natural Gas-Powered Truck Fleet  Oct 21, 2013 11:09 AM By MCM Staff

Lowe’s has launched a dedicated fleet of natural gas-powered trucks at its regional distribution center in Mount Vernon, TX, making the DIY home improvement merchant’s fleet among the first serving a major retail distribution center in North America to run solely on natural gas.

Integrated Distribution Services Expands Into New Facility  Oct 14, 2013 1:50 PM By MCM Staff

Integrated Distribution Services’ need for additional warehouse space is attributed to its continued growth in order fulfillment for the ecommerce, retail and direct selling markets. The new facility will provide IDS with 100,000+ square feet of warehouse space, in addition to its current 350,000+ square foot facility.

Overstock.com Opens Warehouse in Pennsylvania  Oct 14, 2013 1:40 PM By MCM Staff

Overstock.com’s new operation will allow a faster fulfillment of orders by taking advantage of a state-of-the-art warehouse while providing room for growth. Shipping products from the Jonestown facility will provide orders to customers from Maine to Florida within two days of order shipment.

Amazon Plans to Hire More than 70,000 Seasonal Employees  Oct 02, 2013 7:13 AM By Daniela Forte

Amazon is expected to hire more than 70,000 full-time seasonal employees across its U.S. fulfillment centers for the holiday season in order to meet the increase in customer demand, a 40% increase over 2012, according to a press release.

Walmart Announces 2 Large-Scale Online Fulfillment Centers  Oct 01, 2013 9:12 PM By MCM Staff

Walmart has announced two new centers dedicated to filling online orders, including one in Texas and one in Pennsylvania that will be its largest ever.These two new online fulfillment centers are just part of a next-generation fulfillment network that will deliver U.S. customer orders faster and at a lower cost. In addition to these new and […]

Walmart Announces New Fulfillment Centers for Online Orders  Oct 01, 2013 1:56 PM By MCM Staff

Walmart announced it would open to new fulfillment centers dedicated to fill online orders, including one in Texas and one in Pennsylvania.

Shaky Consumer Confidence Could Affect Seasonal Hiring  Sep 25, 2013 2:06 PM By Erin Lynch

Even though merchants are gearing up for the additional hiring of seasonal employees this holiday, a new report has found that “shaky” consumer confidence and an increased in efficiencies in the retail space could prevent seasonal hiring from hitting the great heights it did in 2012.

Kohl’s Expects to Hire 50,000 Holiday Employees  Sep 19, 2013 1:39 PM By Erin Lynch

In anticipation of the upcoming holiday shopping season, Kohl’s announced that it will hire 50,000 seasonal employees nationally in various in-store, distribution center, and customer service positions.

Newegg Planning Indianapolis Distribution Center  Sep 17, 2013 11:26 AM By Erin Lynch

Newegg, an exclusive online-only electronics retailer, is looking to open a new Midwest distribution center in Indianapolis, Indiana. The proposal is expected to cost $15 million to lease and equip the 800,000 square-foot facility.






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