06/16/2015 - 5:44pm

Amazon is considering paying ordinary people (as opposed to shippers such as FedEx or UPS) to deliver packages as part of a crowdsourced delivery program.

06/16/2015 - 12:39pm

The 550,000-sq.-ft. facility will service retail distribution to the country's 48 store locations and e-commerce operations throughout France.

06/09/2015 - 5:14pm

Amazon.com is going big in Texas with the announcement that it will open its fourth fulfillment center in the state.

06/09/2015 - 11:18am

According to new research from IHL Group, by fixing problems such as out-of-stocks and excess inventory from overstocks, retailers could improve their revenues by 7.5%.

06/09/2015 - 11:07am

Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports has returned to normal levels following ratification of a new West Coast labor agreement, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates.

06/05/2015 - 10:54am

The National Retail Federation (NRF) is publicly supporting legislation that would amend the federal Taft-Hartley Act to allow governors to intervene in port labor disputes rather than being required to ask the White House to do so.

06/04/2015 - 11:16am

GS1 US has recognized three companies with GS1 US Apparel and General Merchandise Retail Industry Achievement Awards.

06/03/2015 - 3:51pm

Von Maur Department Stores has completed the installation of a new shipping and receiving material handling system in Von Maur's distribution center in Davenport, Iowa.

06/03/2015 - 11:19am

When it comes to transportation and logistics management considerations, the retail industry is a completely different beast. From strict deadlines and razor thin margins to challenges dealing with “reverse logistics,” complex dynamics exist between retailers, manufacturers/suppliers and transportation carriers that present unique challenges for getting inventory from Point A to Point B (and sometimes back again).