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July 6, 2016




Hermes Opens Big Ticket Distribution Center in Germany

Hermes Fulfilment GmbH and Hermes Einrichtungs Service GmbH & Co. KG have officially opened their new distribution center in Löhne.

Offering 100,000-sq-m of warehouse floor space, this complex is one of the largest new developments in North Rhine Westphalia. It …

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In Distribution Center, Global

Intelligrated

July 5, 2016




Honeywell to Acquire Automation Provider Intelligrated for $1.5B

Cincinnati — Intelligrated® (www.intelligrated.com), a leading North American-based automated material handling solutions provider, announces it has entered an agreement to be acquired by Honeywell  in a transaction valued at $1.5 billion.

Intelligrated’s 2016 sales are estimated to be approximately $900 million …

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In Automation, Fulfillment

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July 5, 2016




Same-Day Delivery Could Cause a Huge Prime Day Headache

Amazon’s second-annual Prime Day could be a game-changer for same-day delivery. That’s because Amazon’s Prime Now service has more than doubled from seven metropolitan areas to more than 40 since the first selling holiday was held last year.

And that could …

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In Must Reads, Operations & Fulfillment

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June 27, 2016




3 Ways to Embrace AI Advancements in Consumer-Facing Businesses

Artificial intelligence is on the lips of every influencer in Silicon Valley. Mark Zuckerberg is building his own artificially intelligent butler, and Elon Musk recently launched an AI company. We’re still a long way from the superintelligence of the …

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In Blog, Ecommerce

ecommerce, global ecommerce, global payments, global fulfillment, global ecommerce website, ecommerce fulfillment, landed costs, fully landed costs, retail, cross-border ecommerce

June 27, 2016




What to Consider When Going Global With Your Business

With more and more consumers around the world turning to the Internet to make purchases, the incentive to expand your business abroad is stronger than ever. Twenty-four percent of frequent online shoppers purchase from abroad, with half looking to the …

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In Blog, Global

Warehouse/Distribution Center, order management system, ERP, operations and fulfillment, system integration, VAR

March 28, 2016




How to Achieve Warehouse Efficiency Through Vendor Compliance

Reducing time to customer in this “point, click, deliver” world starts with receiving inbound product ready to ship. Many companies have serious problems efficiently processing inbound receipts in a timely fashion. As a result they often incur higher warehouse costs …

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In Blog, Drop Shipping

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June 16, 2016




3 Ways to Innovate in Operations and Fulfillment and Deliver ROI

This past week we visited one of America’s largest omnichannel retailers to discuss a radically different service concept they were contemplating. If successful, the new service will be a disruptor for many businesses in the multichannel marketplace.

What really …

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In Blog, Fulfillment

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June 15, 2016




Jet Mail Implements VeraCore for European Ecommerce Fulfillment Expansion

VeraCore Software Solutions, Inc. has announced that Jet Mail Services, Inc. of Hudson, MA is expanding their use of the VeraCore’s order fulfillment software platform to their London facility to support their growing U.K. and EU fulfillment business.

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In Fulfillment, Fulfillment

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February 23, 2016




Room for Improvement: 5 Steps to Better Retail Warehouse Selection

The continued growth of omnichannel has changed the dynamic of how much warehouse space companies need and where.  As a result, public warehousing, or the short-term use of a 3PL facility, is becoming an increasingly popular supply chain practice.

The …

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In Blog, Fulfillment

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June 3, 2016




Amazon Doesn’t Need to Own Ecommerce Delivery

In an interview this week with Recode editor Walt Mossberg at the Code conference, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos said his company was not aiming to take over the last mile in ecommerce delivery, or even the preceding miles, …

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In Blog, Ecommerce

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