Delivery Tag

Ever since Amazon started delivering at lightening-speed, improving the efficiency of last-mile of delivery has been on the mind of every other online retailer and business. While e-commerce shopping expectations have risen in general, delivery expectations have skyrocketed. The delivery experience, which includes an on-time delivery,...

As both a domestic and international market leader, Amazon’s revenue among its channels continues its climb into Q4. While Amazon forges ahead, sometimes at the expense of its own margins, its competitors are nonetheless left wondering how they’ll remain competitive. Still Growing Financially, Amazon has had an...

Many start-up and small companies choose to handle order fulfillment themselves, whether to save money or maintain control over their business. At some point, however, the question as to whether to outsource fulfillment will come up. For some companies, continuing to fulfill their own orders...

Being an online retailer isn’t easy these days. Balancing increasing customer demands for faster delivery times with the cost of doing so is a challenge that every e-retailer faces. Delivering individual orders to customers’ homes is significantly more expensive than stocking a store, and customers...

Most of the major trends in ecommerce for 2018 narrow to a single point: creating an excellent customer experience. For the logistics side of ecommerce, that means ensuring that both deliveries and returns are handled promptly and with no pain or frustration for the customer....

This upcoming holiday season, shippers will be paying even more for deliveries made by UPS.  During selected weeks in November and December, UPS will be introducing their new peak shipping charges.  These charges, which will be published on September 1, 2017, apply mostly to U.S...

Online customers are continually expecting more delivery options when purchasing from an e-retailer.  This is a trend sure to continue into 2017.  Customers want merchandise to be shipped quickly and at a low (or free) cost, and retailers are trying their best to meet these...

Any manufacturing company shipping to a big box retailer can incur additional costs called chargebacks for errors such as missed delivery deadlines, incorrect package labeling, and paperwork mistakes.   Because delivery specifications vary by retailer, manufacturers often have a hard time complying with all the rules,...