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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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Friday, January 17, 2014

Citing a compressed peak season and what it described as an unprecedented level of online shopping that included a surge of last-minute deliveries, UPS reduced its fourth quarter earnings guidance.
Posted on 01/17 at 04:49 AM
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Monday, December 09, 2013

Alan Gershenhorn, senior vice president of Worldwide Sales, Marketing and Strategy for UPS, says e-commerce has significantly changed how retailers fulfill orders and replenish stock—whether at the store, an online storefront or from a distribution center.
Posted on 12/09 at 11:48 AM
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Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Even though supply chain professionals pride themselves on providing exemplary service and execution during this time of year in advance of the holiday season, a survey recently released by Capgemini found that there are myriad issues when it comes to keeping customers content with delivery and ordering processes.
Posted on 12/03 at 11:25 AM
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Monday, December 02, 2013

Our industry needs to listen carefully to our customers to stay ahead of the e-fulfillment game.
Posted on 12/02 at 09:51 AM
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Friday, October 25, 2013

Once again, transportation and logistics titans UPS and FedEx are calling for an incredibly busy holiday shopping season in the form of increased volumes, driven largely by e-commerce.
Posted on 10/25 at 01:11 PM
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Thursday, July 11, 2013

Even if a sales tax is applied for online purchases, the e-commerce supply chain will likely emerge unscathed.
Posted on 07/11 at 07:08 AM
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