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Transportation Costs: Carrier Trends and Changes

Written by on December 1, 2016 in Transportation with 0 Comments
Transportation Costs: Carrier Trends and Changes

Brian Bourke of SEKO Logistics joined us at Home Delivery World 2016 to discuss carrier trends and changes in transportation costs . In this presentation, learn about some of what has influenced recent changes in costs. Download this presentation to understand more about: Dimensional pricing Capacity crunch USPS vs. FedEx/UPS Trade Facilitation Act Airfreight and much […]

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Stormy Simon of Overstock.com’s Home Delivery World West 2015 keynote

Stormy Simon of Overstock.com’s Home Delivery World West 2015 keynote

Stormy Simon, the CEO of Overstock.com, was our keynote speaker in Home Delivery World West in 2015 in San Diego. Stormy presented in 2015 on the topic of brand differentiation and staying competitive. Download the presentation to learn more about: Overstock’s secret to delivering personalized experiences for big box items Choosing the right partner to create a […]

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Reducing shipping costs and times to Hawaii, Alaska, and Puerto Rico

Written by on March 21, 2016 in business models, delivery, Transportation with 0 Comments
Reducing shipping costs and times to Hawaii, Alaska, and Puerto Rico

When addressing product sales and distribution to offshore regions within the United States, retailers, e-retailers, and direct selling organizations typically adopt one of the fol-lowing models: Offer shipping to only the continental U.S. addresses. Develop local brick & mortar presence to support needs. Pass off high-cost of traditional inte-grated carriers to consumers. Historically, these regions […]

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Call for Guest Writers – Home Delivery World 2016

Call for Guest Writers – Home Delivery World 2016

Call for Guest Writers This opportunity is open to all would-be commentators from all corners of the home delivery industry – from students, bloggers and journalists, to researchers and academics. Join us at the Home Delivery World 2016 for 2 days in Atlanta and work with our writers to cover #HomeDeliveryW and place your work infront […]

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Distribution center best practices for furniture retailers

Written by on March 10, 2016 in delivery, distribution, fulfillment, Retail, Transportation with 0 Comments

Logistics is the little behind-the-scenes secret for deliriously happy returning customers.  No, we’re not getting ahead of ourselves here. Having great products, craftsmanship, impeccable design, and a caring customer service culture surely are essential components to happy customers. Those things are visible to most consumers upon their first few minutes with a company. However, getting […]

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5 reasons White Glove Delivery offers a better heavyweight and oversized delivery service

5 reasons White Glove Delivery offers a better heavyweight and oversized delivery service

The modern-day consumer is after an uncomplicated, convenient service when it comes to delivery of their goods. The rise of the click-and-collect service offered by well-established stores and e-tailers supports the theory that users are after a delivery that fits into their busy lifestyle- this becomes even more important for big ticket and heavyweight purchases such as TVs, Sports Equipment and High End Furniture. If […]

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U.S. begins easing Cuban embargo – what does it mean for delivery and ecommerce industries?

U.S. begins easing Cuban embargo – what does it mean for delivery and ecommerce industries?

  On Dec. 17, 2014, President Obama announced the United States will re-establish normal diplomatic relations with Cuba and that certain economic sanctions will be eased. Notwithstanding the media frenzy implying that the embargo has been lifted, it is much more likely the easing will take place in measured steps. At Home Delivery World 2016, […]

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Canada is a Government Partner of Home Delivery World 2016

Written by on March 2, 2016 in business models, Transportation with 0 Comments
Canada is a Government Partner of Home Delivery World 2016

Home Delivery World has always viewed our neighbors up north as huge for the development of the industry, even holding Canadian editions of the event some years. This year with our focus on global expansion, a whole stream dedicated to international delivery, and a definite presence in our seminar and innovation areas, we are proud […]

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The future of delivery: Robots, drones, lockers

The future of delivery: Robots, drones, lockers

60+ of the industry’s leading solutions providers are gathering at Home Delivery World 2016 to talk about the future of the industry, and they are bringing their groundbreaking technologies with them. We’ve got some of the leading robots, drones, and lockers that will be delivering your products tomorrow, and you can check it all out for free. […]

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Amazon and shipping partners: from friends to foes?

Amazon and shipping partners: from friends to foes?

As the biggest online marketplace out there, any small move Amazon makes can result in tidal waves for the industry. This week the Seattle Times reports that Amazon is planning to try a pilot program in Europe where they will forgo their usual global partnerships with local shipping companies, to build their own shipping system. […]

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The Home Depot and RLA on returns

The Home Depot and RLA on returns

The Home Depot is one of the largest retailers in the nation. The Retail Logistics Association is one of the industry’s top names. At Home Delivery World 2015, Charles Johnston, Director of Repairs and Refunds for the Home Depot partnered with Gailen Vick, Founder and President of the RLA, for a case study on the […]

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Postmates will deliver you more than just Chipotle

Written by on December 18, 2015 in distribution, e-commerce, fulfillment, Retail, Transportation with 0 Comments
Postmates will deliver you more than just Chipotle

With a legion of happy drivers who use their own vehicles, have a company smart phone, and an app that tells lays out their work day for them, the Postmates workforce is not unlike Uber’s. Starting primarily as a food delivery service like Seamless or Delivery.com, Postmates scored big points by teaming up with popular […]

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