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Editorial

Stay Ahead of the Trends with this 2024 E-Commerce Forecast

December 19, 2023

Via: Camila Mendes

Browse. Click. Checkout. The process of shopping has been remarkably simplified over the last decade or so, thanks to ecommerce and online shopping. From groceries and clothing, to appliances and furniture, everything is simply a click away. In the world […]


Shipping & Fulfillment

Amazon Changes Fee Structure for Fulfilling Sellers’ Off-Amazon Orders

December 8, 2023

Via: EcommerceBytes

Amazon is raising fees for fulfilling sellers’ off-Amazon orders, called Multi-Channel Fulfillment (MCF), and it is also modifying its size tiers. Current rates can be found on this page, and the new rates will take effect on February 5, 2024. […]


Shipping & Fulfillment

Amazon tests two-legged, mobile robots

October 25, 2023

Via: Retail Dive

The news comes as CFOs have struggled to navigate an unusually tight labor market. Hiring soared in September by 336,000, exceeding predictions and validating recent signals from Federal Reserve policymakers that they plan to sustain high interest rates for a […]


Shipping & Fulfillment

Walmart to open 5th ‘next generation’ fulfillment center

October 16, 2023

Via: Retail Dive

With its continued efforts to grow its list of next-generational fulfillment center, Walmart is betting big on the benefits it can reap from offering quicker shipping and delivery. In June 2022, Walmart unveiled plans to open four next-generation fulfillment centers […]


Shipping & Fulfillment

Amazon Lowers FBA Fees for Low-Price Products: Good News, Bad News

June 29, 2023

Via: EcommerceBytes

Amazon is lowering standard FBA rates for all low-price products in 2 months. While sellers who use Amazon FBA fulfillment can currently apply for lower rates for certain items through FBA “Small and Light,” Amazon will end that program on […]


News

Walmart e-commerce fulfillment layoffs top 600

March 30, 2023

Via: Retail Dive

With the release of more federally mandated information regarding layoffs and facilities closures, it’s clear that Walmart is downsizing a fulfillment network that not long ago was growing quickly. Last week the retail giant confirmed that it has “adjusted staffing […]


Shipping & Fulfillment

Will Amazon Deliver Third-Party Seller Packages by Drone?

December 26, 2022

Via: EcommerceBytes

Six months after Amazon said it would begin drone deliveries in two American towns by the end of the year, it’s a reality. Local news media are reporting that delivery by drone began just days before Christmas. Amazon spokesperson Paul […]


Shipping & Fulfillment

Bermuda Triangle at Amazon Fulfillment Centers?

November 29, 2022

Via: EcommerceBytes

Amazon is obsessed with inventory turnover, which is how fast products ship out after they’re stocked on fulfillment center shelves. So it’s baffling when sellers report inventory they ship to FBA warehouses go missing. Compounding matters, many say they’re unable […]


Shipping & Fulfillment

Lowe’s expands use of market delivery model for large products

November 28, 2022

Via: HR Dive

Lowe’s has transformed its supply chain to better insulate itself from upstream logistics challenges and more effectively fulfill increased e-commerce demand. The transition to a market delivery model “is a centerpiece” in that plan, positioning it for profitable growth in […]


Shipping & Fulfillment

TikTok may be on the path to in-house logistics, notes Axios report

October 14, 2022

Via: Logistics Management

As the father of two teenage daughters, I can tell you first-hand that when I think of the (very) ubiquitous social media app, TikTok, logistics is far from top of mind. But that may now be changing, it seems. The […]


Shipping & Fulfillment

Amazon Announces Faster Payouts, Discounted Shipping, and More

September 15, 2022

Via: EcommerceBytes

If yesterday’s news from Amazon’s seller conference seemed all about brands, regular sellers got some good news on day-two of Amazon Accelerate – including faster payouts and free access to multichannel shipping software from a service that previously cost $450/month. […]


Shipping & Fulfillment

Amazon announces first peak season fee for its fulfillment services

August 17, 2022

Via: Retail Dive

For businesses selling on Amazon, using the company’s fulfillment services instead of other carriers will no longer shield them from added peak season shipping costs. As Amazon noted in its announcement, the fee is similar to the surcharges or price […]


B2B

B2B News for Wednesday, June 8, 2022: Staples Acquisitions, Linktree Makeover

June 8, 2022

Via: B2B News Network

Denis Office Supplies and Furniture serves business clients in Quebec, Ontario, and Atlantic Canada through stores/showrooms and fulfillment centres. Supreme Basics serves the same business customers in the Prairies and Ontario with specialty office supplies and educational products. “We are […]


B2B

B2B News for May 31, 2022: Catching Up with Robotics and Automation

May 31, 2022

Via: B2B News Network

The use of robotics in warehouse automation just got a boost. As the world’s billionaires race each other to new frontiers in space while fighting unionization efforts to ensure a living wage for earthlings, Locus Robotics, a producer of autonomous […]


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

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.” […]


Shipping & Fulfillment

Future-Proofing Retail Operations in the Era of Supply Chain Chaos

November 5, 2021

Via: Ecommerce Times

As a result of the current pandemic-induced supply chain disruptions and evolving consumer shopping habits, a growing number of retailers are considering shuttering storefronts and selling their selected inventory with internet-based direct-to-consumer (DTC) buying options. A better option is for […]


News

The art of B2B fulfillment and how to improve customer loyalty

July 29, 2019

Via: Get Elastic

Usually when you read about fulfillment, the discussion is focused on some logistical or technical aspect of delivering goods to customers. Of course, there are many operational tasks and backend processes that all must harmonize in order to make it […]