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Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Transportation and logistics bellwether UPS said this week it has acquired i-Parcel LLC, an Edison, N.J.-based global e-commerce logistics services provider focused on helping internet retailers with their international online shopping experience.
Posted on 10/07 at 01:04 PM
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Wednesday, October 01, 2014

New research and analysis offers suggestions of a new modal mix and a subsequent distribution process designed to help retailers meet more pressing customer demands.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Consumer preferences suggest businesses should reconsider chasing the Amazon model.
Posted on 07/18 at 02:29 PM
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Thursday, June 26, 2014

Company officials said that this effort will add roughly 140,000 square-feet of building space and bring its total to more than 430,000 square-feet, with an estimated cost of $70 million.
Posted on 06/26 at 10:00 AM
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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

A new report from JLL posits the idea that retail supply chain managers will become increasingly reliant on the conversion of brick-and-mortar stores to fulfilment centers providing package pick-up and ship-from-store services.
Posted on 05/28 at 09:09 AM
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Tuesday, May 06, 2014

A recent Wall Street Journal (WSJ) article noted that Amazon is testing its own delivery network for “last-mile” services in San Francisco, with plans to do the same in Los Angeles and New York.
Posted on 05/06 at 03:54 PM
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Monday, March 31, 2014

A recent study by the United Postal Service identified Kansas City as the optimal location for an e-commerce fulfillment facility due to its low costs and central location.
Posted on 03/31 at 04:49 PM
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Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Metro Post, an initiative rolled out by the USPS in December 2012 in San Francisco that serves as a package delivery service providing customers with same-day delivery from participating locations within a defined location, will cease operations on March 1, according to a report from the USPS Office of Inspector General. But that does not mean the effort is squashed permanently, as USPS continues to go forward with Metro Post in New York.
Posted on 02/12 at 06:57 AM
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Thursday, January 30, 2014

Fourth quarter revenue for transportation and parcel bellwether UPS headed up 2.8 percent annually to $14.9 billion, the Atlanta-based company reported today. Adjusted operating profit at $1.9 billion was down 7.3 percent, and earnings per share at $1.25 was off $0.7 from a year ago and missed Wall Street estimates of $1.43 per share.
Posted on 01/30 at 05:12 AM
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Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently caught up with Maria Haggerty, president at Dotcom Distribution, an Edison, New Jersey-based provider of fulfillment and logistics services for premium e-retailers about the many facets of e-commerce and supply chain- and logistics-related impacts they have.
Posted on 01/28 at 03:38 AM
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