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Shipping & Fulfillment

Walmart plots 4 new ‘next generation’ fulfillment centers

June 3, 2022

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart plans to build four new high-tech fulfillment centers over the next three years that would include automation, machine learning and robotics while also collectively employing more than 4,000 new workers. The first “next-generation” facility is scheduled to open this […]


Shipping & Fulfillment

New Bringg report addresses key factors needed for last-mile logistics success

May 10, 2022

Via: Logistics Management

A new report issued today by Chicago-based Bringg, a data-led delivery and fulfillment cloud platform provider highlighted how logistics services providers are approaching their last-mile operations, with a focus on things like: growth strategy, bridging the gap between growing delivery […]


Shipping & Fulfillment

Five Technologies Changing the Logistics Industry

April 14, 2022

Via: B2B News Network

Logistics industry researchers have estimated that the supply chain management software market will grow by $2.92 billion from 2021 to 2025. Moreover, software solutions will change not only in quantity but also in quality. Applications for warehouse, freight transportation, and […]


Shipping & Fulfillment

Impact of inflation on logistics remains problematic and requires planning and patience

April 13, 2022

Via: Logistics Management

The March inflation figure issued yesterday in the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Consumer Price Index (CPI) showed yet another new high, rising 8.5% annually, and marking its biggest percentage gain going back to 1981. If this trend had not […]


Shipping & Fulfillment

USPS Keeps Amazon Packages Moving after Tornado

March 8, 2022

Via: EcommerceBytes

The US Postal Service said it jumped into action after a tornado destroyed an Amazon facility in Illinois and killed six workers inside in December. The night of the tornado, a USPS accounts director reached out to Amazon, and the […]


Shipping & Fulfillment

Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) Transportation Market Update 2022: Carriers flex muscles

March 1, 2022

Via: Logistics Management

The $46 billion less-than-truckload (LTL) market, plagued by high fixed costs and sometimes awkward labor relations, has rebounded to become a cash cow over the past two years. “Customers are afraid to change carriers today for fear of not having […]


Shipping & Fulfillment

Amazon Offers Sellers New Discounts on Shipping

February 21, 2022

Via: EcommerceBytes

Amazon is offering new discounts on shipping for sellers who purchase shipping labels through its Buy Shipping program. The company announced the program today (Monday), and sellers are attempting to learn more about when the new discount applies. Amazon wrote, […]


Shipping & Fulfillment

The Shipping Industry Post-Pandemic: Overcoming the Supply Chain Problem

February 15, 2022

Via: B2B News Network

The global supply chain is in turmoil, a situation that has spelled disaster for a wide variety of industries. Grocery store shelves remain unstocked, high-demand products are off shelves, and customers are hoarding what they can get in a frenzy, […]


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LM reader survey underscores the impact of inflation on supply chain and logistics

January 20, 2022

Via: Logistics Management

In all supply chain and logistics circles these days, it seems that the topic at, or near, the top of the list for most industry taking points these days is inflation, and for good reason. Those reasons are highlighted based […]


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Amazon Warns Sellers to Shape Up about Shipments

January 18, 2022

Via: EcommerceBytes

Amazon warned sellers enrolled in its FBA program not to send canceled or deleted shipments to its fulfillment centers. Not only might it reject such shipments, but it warned, “Your ability to send us additional shipments may also be suspended.” […]