July 15, 2015

Amazon is Having a Bad Prime Day

You know it’s going to be a bad day when you wake up on Prime Day… and you’re Amazon.

Okay, maybe that’s not a funny one-liner. But a lot of angry Amazon customers have taken to Twitter and voiced their …


In Blog, News


April 11, 2013

Hearing Scheduled To Discuss Future of the U.S. Postal Service

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell, Issa, R-Calif., announced in a press release he would convene a full committee hearing to examine the future of the United States Postal Service.

The hearing will explore a range of options …


In News, Operations & Fulfillment


July 10, 2015

Week in Review: Prime Day is Coming, Prime Day is Coming!

The biggest news this week was probably Amazon’s announcement that they would launch Prime Day, its own selling holiday. July 15 (which is Prime Day, and the eve of its 20th anniversary) will be Amazon’s version of Alibaba’s Singles Day celebration, …


In Ecommerce, Executive

June 27, 2011

PMG: USPS Needs Congress’s Help

The United States Postal Service can’t begin to gain profitability without help from the federal mandates that hold it back, Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe told attendees at the National Catalog Forum held June 21-22 in Washington by the American Catalog …


In Operations & Fulfillment, Shipping/Delivery

June 23, 2011

PRC’s Goldway on FSS, The ACD filing and Catalog Elasticity

The U.S. Postal Service’s $1.5 billion flats sequencing system (FSS) equipment hasn’t lived up to expectations, according to Ruth Goldway, chairman of the Postal Regulatory Commission.
During her Tuesday session, “How the Postal Regulatory Commission Thinks,” at the …


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July 3, 2015

Aeropostale Continues Expansion With Licensing Agreements in India and Indonesia

NEW YORK, July 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Aeropostale, Inc. (NYSE: ARO), a mall-based specialty retailer of casual apparel for young women and men, today announced expansion plans throughout Asia with new licensing agreements in India and Indonesia. The Company plans to open …


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June 20, 2015

Week in Review: Amazon Wants You to Deliver

Amazon is trying to make delivery even faster by turning the U.S. into a Nation of Couriers… Who needs drones when you can have an Uber-like delivery experience? You think that’s crazy? Just remember the Roadie and Waffle House …


In Ecommerce, Executive

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June 18, 2015

O+F Advisor Distribution Center Roundup, June 18, 2015

Here is a listing of recently announced expansions, additions and closures in retail distribution and fulfillment centers:

Dayco Products, a Tulsa, OK-based engine products drive systems manufacturer, plans to shut down its three distribution centers in Cumberland and Robeson counties …


In Inventory, News

April 1, 2011

New PMG Brings a Refreshing Change to the USPS

JACK POTTER RETIRED AS POSTMASTER GENERAL (PMG) OF THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE ON DEC. 3, 2010. That same day, his deputy, Patrick Donahoe, became the head of the second biggest government employer in the U.S. Seeing that Donahoe was a …


In Postal Strategy

June 10, 2015

JDA Software Partners with Google on Cloud-Based Omnichannel Solution

JDA Software Group, Inc. today announced an innovative new collaboration with Google aimed at leveraging the core strengths of both companies to deliver JDA’s next generation cloud-based omnichannel and supply chain solutions via Google Cloud Platform, a powerful public …


In inventory management, Omnichannel

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