ecommerce

The business of package delivery is rapidly evolving to adapt to changes in consumers’ behavior and expectations. For those consumers, it’s no longer just about delivering the right product — it’s about the perceived quality of the delivery service. To compete, shippers must provide the best customer experience possible by investing in smart technologies and

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Retailers and transportation providers are embracing a blend of final-mile delivery strategies to keep pace with rapidly shifting online shopping habits. As e-commerce continues to expand, companies increasingly are offering options such as home delivery and installation of heavy appliances and in-store pickup of fresh groceries ordered online, industry leaders said at the Home Delivery

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Matt Bergerson, the director of omnichannel fulfillment for retailing co-op REI, has this fantasy: The legendary purveyor of outdoor equipment would establish delivery stations along the Appalachian trail so hikers and walkers that need to replenish their supplies along the way can order them from their smartphones or tablets and receive them at designated pickup

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The eCommerce giant Amazon has announced the launch of Amazon Day for Business, a new delivery service that enables members to choose a recurring day of the week as their delivery day. In a blog post, the Seattle, Washington online retailer said the service is available as of Monday (March 18) for Business Prime members

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Technology is always advancing, and any business owner knows that staying ahead of the current trends is one of the most important ways to stay relevant. But there are few industries that have been as affected by recent developments as the logistics and transportation business has. Cloud computing has really opened up the business, supporting

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The Last Mile

In the world of ecommerce, customers want two things: faster shipping times and cheaper prices. As companies compete along these two metrics, squeezed margins force new innovations in efficiency. “Your margin is my opportunity,” Jeff Bezos famously said, and Amazon has indeed pushed the envelope in developing a logistics model that sets the standard. But

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Amazon.com changed the retail landscape with its obsessive focus on delivering products from its distribution centers to the customer’s doorstep as quickly and efficiently as possible. Amazon Prime’s two-day delivery guarantee became the most visible element in the battle for the last mile of the supply chain. Yet it is what Amazon is doing to get

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Almost two decades into the 21st century, there is no doubt that e-commerce has radically and permanently altered the retail landscape for U.S. companies. But there is also no debate that e-commerce and mobile e-commerce are redefining what it actually means to be a U.S. company. In other words, even the smallest local store today

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E-commerce is massively competitive, with so many different marketing tactics out there nowadays- it’s a confusing landscape. And it’s hard to know what’s right- and what’s a waste of your time and money. No problem. Here are three smart hacks to let your business etch a mark and have your customers coming back for more: Focus

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Trucking continues to adapt to U.S. consumers’ desire to buy more goods online and have more control over when — and where — those goods are delivered. Just 20 years ago, less than 1% of U.S. retail sales were made online; by 2017, that number grew by 3,000% to more than 9% of all U.S.

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