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E-Commerce Expansion Fuels Robust Returns with National Returns Day Expected to Hit New Record

In December, more than 1 million returns occurred each day before Christmas, and today's National Returns Day, 1.4 million returns are expected, a fifth consecutive annual record, up 8% from prior year.

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In December, more than 1 million returns occurred each day before Christmas, and today's National Returns Day, 1.4 million returns are expected, a fifth consecutive annual record, up 8% from prior year.

Bridging the gap between the order management and warehouse management systems can maximize routes, deliveries, and customers’ experience.

Parcel sortation systems provider acquires leading controls systems integrator and specialist in engineering, design, and assembly of control panels.

Walmart is marrying the power of the Walmart App with its brick-and-mortar retail stores and hoping to slash returns from what used to take roughly 5 minutes to 30 seconds.

Kevin V. Cox, former Agile Network CEO, helms new transportation management execution company, which shipped more than two billion parcels with 5,000 carriers in 2016.

It’s time to understand your parcel characteristics as well as how the carriers will view your business. If you can position yourself—and partners—to be a shipper that parcel carriers can serve profitably, you will be rewarded with better discounts and have stronger negotiating leverage.

Perhaps the most significant change announced by FedEx is that fuel surcharges for FedEx Express and FedEx Ground will be adjusted on a weekly basis instead of the current process in which adjustments are made on a monthly basis with a two-month lag between U.S. government published fuel indexes and the fuel surcharges.

Report highlights key factors influencing the growth of the ATLS market.

Quarterly revenue was up 3.8 percent annually at $14.6 billion, with earnings per share up 6 percent at $1.43 for the sixth straight month and matching Wall Street expectations.

As negotiations continue between Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, the United States Postal Service (USPS) is still monitoring a possible work disruption affecting Canada Post, noted a USPS customer alert issued on July 11.

$12.5 million investment in 195,000-square-foot manufacturing facility will create 110 new jobs.

Delivery bellwether UPS this week added 12,680 ZIP codes to its earliest small-package delivery service, UPS Next Day Air Early in an effort to create an earlier guaranteed-delivery option for customers in locales that only had end-of-day guarantees.

Companies specialize in welded construction conveyor for parcel handling and ergonomic material handling.

Late last week, the United States Postal Service (USPS) announced it had a $1.5 billion net loss for the fiscal second quarter compared to a $1.9 billion net loss for the same period last year. This follows a fiscal first quarter net loss of $754 million and a $5.5 billion fiscal 2014 net loss.

Unlike other shipping companies, the Postal Service is not implementing any new dimensional weight charges with this pricing proposal