Supply Chain

01/20/2014 - 11:35am has reportedly obtained a patent for “anticipatory shipping,” or a logistics technique using customer behavior and history to prepare items for shipping before they are actually ordered.

01/16/2014 - 5:03pm

Stella & Dot has selected GT Nexus to serve as the company’s end-to-end global supply chain visibility platform.

01/15/2014 - 3:41pm

eBay Enterprise has launched a ship-from-store solution, which the company calls a game-changing initiative that retailers can deploy within 99 days to effectively leverage their physical store inventories while gaining advantages in margin and shipping cost.

12/27/2013 - 1:11am

A surge in last-minute online holiday shopping reportedly caused retailers including Amazon, Kohl’s and Wal-Mart to miss some deliveries scheduled to arrive before Christmas (Dec. 25).

12/27/2013 - 1:10am

Eight of the 25 largest retailers (32%, or roughly one-in-three) failed to deliver at least one package ordered on the cutoff date to arrive before Christmas via standard shipping in a study performed by StellaService.

12/19/2013 - 12:54pm

In the week following Thanksgiving 2013 (Dec. 1 – Dec. 7, 2013), sales of mailing and shipping products were up 13% to $13.3 million, compared the previous year (Nov. 25 – Dec. 1, 2012).

12/18/2013 - 12:26pm

Macy’s will build a major direct-to-consumer fulfillment center near Owasso in Tulsa County, Okla., to support continued sales growth driven by Macy’s omni-channel strategy.

12/16/2013 - 11:30am

Most retailers have yet to adapt their supply chains to the emerging omni-channel retail model.

12/12/2013 - 12:15pm

The Home Depot reportedly plans to invest $300 million on technology and supply chain upgrades during its fiscal year 2014, which begins in February 2014.