UPS Delivers Hassle-Free Holidays

Global Volume Increase with Rise in Online Shopping; 55,000 Seasonal Workers to Help Deliver 527 Million Packages; “UPS My Choice” Service Offers More Control over Deliveries Atlanta, October 29, 2012 – UPS (NYSE: UPS) will give its customers the gift of hassle-free holidays again this year by providing them with greater control over their home deliveries with UPS My ChoiceSM as […]

PostNL: Visits to foreign webshops doubled

Dutch consumers love online shopping abroad In comparison with 2011, the number of consumers purchasing products at foreign webshops has doubled. This emerging form of online shopping is particularly popular among large-city residents, men and youngsters. The findings of this PostNL study also show why online shopping abroad has become so popular, and the major reasons are mentioned: the price […]

Record FedEx Holiday Volume to be Driven by E-Commerce

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 22, 2012 – FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) expects to have its busiest day in history on Monday, Dec. 10 when it moves a projected 19 million shipments through its global ground, express and freight networks. The 10 percent, year-over-year, busiest day increase will once again be driven by e-commerce feeding the FedEx Ground and FedEx SmartPost networks […]

DHL launches European return service for online retail

DHL Global Mail offers new cost and time efficient return service for international B2C retailers Customer-friendly service utilizes European postal network with over 80,000 postal branches across the region Bonn, 09/17/2012, 10:00 AM CEST – By the end of 2012, consumers in all 27 EU countries will be able to return their products via DHL Easy Return. DHL Global Mail, DHL’s […]

DHL now delivering parcels to customer’s outlet of choice in Germany

New service makes it even more convenient to receive DHL parcel items Customers decide when, where and how parcels are delivered to them Bonn, 09/06/2012, 01:00 PM CEST – To use “Postfiliale Direkt”, the customer must only first register for the new service at either an outlet or online ( September 1st marked the start of the new DHL Parcel service […]

Menlo Extends its e-Fulfillment Service by Signing-up Dutch Wine Retailer

AMSTERDAM – July 11, 2012 – Dutch wine merchant WijnWagentje has employed Menlo Worldwide Logistics (Menlo) to supply order fulfillment services for its internet sales operation. Menlo will maintain all aspects of the e-commerce function, including order processing, warehousing, packaging, inventory control and distribution from its facility at Eersel in the southern part of the Netherlands. The scope of the operation […]

New EXEL White Paper Explores E-Commerce & Multi-Channel Fulfillment Key to Success

Interviews with retailers uncover common need for increased supply chain flexibility WESTERVILLE, Ohio (Feb. 9, 2012) Today’s savvy e-commerce retail customers demand options. They want to shop on a handheld device, place the order online and pick up their merchandise at a store. If an item is delivered to the home, free and fast delivery is quickly becoming the norm. […]

ModusLink Global Solutions Reports Financial Results for Second Quarter of Fiscal 2012

WALTHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 7, 2012– ModusLink Global Solutions™, Inc. (NASDAQ: MLNK) today reported financial results for its second quarter of fiscal year 2012 ended January 31, 2012. Financial Summary Net revenue of $178.6 million, compared to $234.2 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2011 Gross margin, as a percentage of revenue, of 9.0%, compared to 10.0% in the second […]