Shipping Center

UPS Ups Its Shipping Game
Shipping Center

UPS Ups Its Shipping Game

UPS just launched a service in the U.S. where customers can have packages delivered to a local grocery store, pharmacy or convenience shop.
Catherine Clifford
To Beat Ecommerce Rivals, Know Your Shipping Options
Coaches Corner

To Beat Ecommerce Rivals, Know Your Shipping Options

By asking yourself these five questions, you can better understand what your company needs and how to stay competitive.
Samantha Drake
Streamlining Returns: 4 Ways to Simplify the Process
Coaches Corner

Streamlining Returns: 4 Ways to Simplify the Process

Customer-friendly return policies help make these transactions easier for everyone involved.
Samantha Drake
UPS Makes 3-D Printers Available in Nearly 100 Stores Nationwide
3-D Printing

UPS Makes 3-D Printers Available in Nearly 100 Stores Nationwide

The shipping giant launched a pilot program a year ago where it put six printers in select UPS stores. Now, the program is expanding.
Catherine Clifford
FedEx, UPS and the Postal Service: Where Shipping Rates Are Headed
Shipping Center

FedEx, UPS and the Postal Service: Where Shipping Rates Are Headed

FedEx and UPS are looking ahead to a busy holiday season as ecommerce thrives.
Kate Taylor
Automate and Delegate: 3 Ways to Streamline Ecommerce Shipping
Coaches Corner

Automate and Delegate: 3 Ways to Streamline Ecommerce Shipping

Face it: You can only box orders on your kitchen table for so long. These solutions can help you streamline your shipping needs.
Samantha Drake
Amazon Asks FAA Permission to Test Drones
Drones

Amazon Asks FAA Permission to Test Drones

The digital giant is petitioning the Federal Aviation Association to get its drones up and running for the public.
Nina Zipkin
Amazon's New Twitter Hashtag Puts Items in Your Shopping Cart
Radicals & Visionaries

Amazon's New Twitter Hashtag Puts Items in Your Shopping Cart

With #AmazonCart, you can now add items to your Amazon shopping basket without leaving Twitter.
Nina Zipkin
Why UPS Should Be Very Afraid of Amazon's Delivery Plans
Amazon

Why UPS Should Be Very Afraid of Amazon's Delivery Plans

Amazon has already changed the way we shop and consume media. Who's to say the ecommerce giant won't overhaul how you get your mail?
Catherine Clifford
The Bullwhip Effect and Your Supply Chain
Suppliers

The Bullwhip Effect and Your Supply Chain

Consider an old stock trader's approach to taming volatility.
Brent Misso
Franchise Players: This Customer Bought a Franchise to Save It From Closing
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: This Customer Bought a Franchise to Save It From Closing

In a serious sign of customer loyalty, Akash Lal became the owner of his local go-to PostNet location to save it from shuttering its doors.
Kate Taylor
Price of Amazon Prime Jumps to $99
Amazon

Price of Amazon Prime Jumps to $99

The ecommerce giant announced the first price increase on its subscription service in nine years.
Catherine Clifford
In Leaked Spoof, Netflix Takes Aim at Amazon's Proposed Drones
Drones

In Leaked Spoof, Netflix Takes Aim at Amazon's Proposed Drones

A parody video created by Netflix employees mocks Amazon's much-hyped Prime Air initiative and contemplates the harsh realities of drone delivery.
Geoff Weiss
Obama Inks Executive Order to Streamline Import and Export Process for Businesses
Growth Strategies

Obama Inks Executive Order to Streamline Import and Export Process for Businesses

President Obama moved to reduce bureaucratic processes from ‘days to minutes' for small and medium-sized businesses who export American-made goods and services.
Catherine Clifford