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Opsandfulfillment_shippingJul 25, 2012 2:52 AM By MCM staff
Allowing vendors to ship merchandise directly to a retailer
Opsandfulfillment_shippingJul 11, 2012 8:08 PM By Tim Parry
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.
Opsandfulfillment_shippingJun 19, 2012 2:16 AM By Jim Tierney
Opsandfulfillment_shippingJun 12, 2012 11:04 PM By MCM staff
In the not so distant past, the shipping department would get a new product from the conveyor, find a large enough box from stock, insert the product, add packing material, seal it and label it for pickup by the carrier. This method often meant that the shipper paid a higher cost than necessary. Today an experienced shipper will consider a few important things BEFORE reaching for a box and the packing tape.
Opsandfulfillment_shippingMay 09, 2012 10:42 PM By MCM staff
Shipware announced four new partners, Miva Merchant, PrestaShop, LemonStand and Virtuemart, have joined them in providing Enterprise Logistics for Everyone, a push that seeks to help ecommerce merchants increase revenue opportunities by outsourcing shipping and fulfillment.
Opsandfulfillment_shippingApr 14, 2012 12:34 AM By Kim Silva
In these tough times with surging fuel surcharges and carrier rate increases, many shippers are left scratching their heads as to how they can save money. Here are five tips to help keep your shipping costs in check.
Opsandfulfillment_shippingApr 12, 2012 9:43 PM By Jim Tierney
UPS announced UPS CrossBorder Connect, a ground freight service between the United States and Mexico designed to significantly ease heavyweight freight supply chain challenges for companies investing in cross-border trade.
Opsandfulfillment_shippingApr 12, 2012 2:08 AM By Jim Tierney
Ever wonder how your inbound LTL (less than truckload) costs compare to other direct-to-consumer merchants? Come to the Operations Summit and find out.
Opsandfulfillment_shippingApr 04, 2012 9:48 PM By Gina Valentino
There are 32 selling days this holiday season vs. 30 last year in 2011. These extra selling days are good for business
Opsandfulfillment_shippingApr 03, 2012 5:27 AM By Jim Tierney
Controlling and managing freight costs can be a real struggle for smaller companies, says Marie Lapetina, director of operations for Design Master Associates. LaPetina offers two tips for small merchants to consider when managing their freight costs.