August 9, 2012
October 27, 2015
[caption id="attachment_74726" align="alignright" width="300"] A SZ DJI Technology Co. drone, made in China[/caption]
Wal-Mart Stores on Monday applied to the Federal Aviation Administration for permission to begin outdoor testing of drones for home delivery, curbside pickup and …More...
October 15, 2015
In my last blog post, I mentioned that we typically see that efficient, conventional warehouses with minimal automation have total warehouse costs per order (TWC) between $3 and $4.50 for direct-to-customer companies. You might say, “For what sized company?”
To show how …More...
October 13, 2015
You might still be looking for your Halloween costume, but for major retailers, holiday prep has already started.
Last week, the StellaService team spotted both Pottery Barn and West Elm posting holiday shipping cutoff dates for December 24th delivery on …More...
May 23, 2012
Faced with leaner budgets, many merchants are looking for high-impact, low-cost ways to improve productivity. But one of the most effective ways to accomplish this goal may be by updating something many merchants already have—a warehouse management system (WMS).
October 9, 2015
Jet.com has made a few splashes since the members-only marketplace officially launched 11 weeks ago. And word came this week that Jet.com eliminated its $50 membership fee.
Founder Marc Lore wrote on his blog that the response to Jet’s …More...
May 3, 2012
October 6, 2015
Merchant shippers are seeing an especially tight labor market for holiday peak workers in distribution and fulfillment centers this year, as market forces are contributing to decreased availability and increased competition for temporary help.
“We’re seeing demand up again …More...