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FedEx, UPS and the United States Postal Service said service interruptions continue in the areas hit by Superstorm Sandy. FedEx said unavoidable service delays should be expected due to power outages and local road conditions in New Jersey and New York …
As much of the East Coast seeks to recover from the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, the storm’s wake could have a significant impact on inbound freight as Black Friday looms less than a month away.
As Hurricane Sandy slammed the East Coast today, affecting about 50 million people from the Mid-Atlantic states to Canada, the country’s major shipping companies incurred interruptions to some of its delivery areas.
Implementing omnichannel distribution options like in-store pickup and ship-from-store are rising to the top of many retailers
With increasing consumer expectations for free or reduced shipping, combined with the ever-growing expenses involved with residential parcel delivery, online merchants are being forced to find new ways to cut costs to maintain reasonable profits. Here are 6 tips to help you cut your shipping costs.
Amazon.com will soon begin delivery parcels to its U.K. online customers at nearly 5,000 convenience stores through collection network CollectPlus. Amazon began the trial run program a few months ago on a small scale with books and clothing and has now rolled it out nationwide.
As we reported last month, same-day delivery appears to be the next step for ecommerce giant Amazon.com. According to published reports, Amazon is now offering a same-day delivery service, as is ecommerce rival eBay.
Allowing vendors to ship merchandise directly to a retailer
Merchandise shippers are going with the flow and have stopped charging their customers for shipping and handling, according to survey results from MCM Outlook 2012-13.