NFI acquisition adds 7 fulfillment centers in Canada, US
NFI Industries has acquired warehousing and fulfillment provider SDR Distribution Services in Canada.
NFI Industries has acquired warehousing and fulfillment provider SDR Distribution Services in Canada.
Warehouse robotics firm Locus Robotics announced a major automation solution for AMR fleets, LocusOne.
Making its U.S. debut at ProMat in Chicago, CoEvolution is seeking new partners to get its technology into U.S. warehouses.
San Francisco Bay Area-based Nimble Robotics has now raised a total of $115 million to help reduce warehouse size by up to 75%.
E-commerce SaaS platform BigCommerce added flexibility for sellers with a buy-online, pick-up-in-store offering.
Stord has added a carrier-agnostic last-mile delivery solution to its product suite, allowing brands to find the most efficient delivery partner for their items.
GXO Logistics said it has doubled the use of automation in its facilities and is operating nearly 7,600 pieces of technology.
E-commerce platform eBay has extended agreements for Pitney Bowes to continue providing cross-border shipping services to eBay customers.
The transformation of Walmart’s distribution network continues with the unveiling of a revamped facility in Texas.
Fulfillment isn’t as simple as it used to be. These are the five pain points giving e-commerce firms a headache.
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If Kroger’s acquisition of Albertsons holds up with the FTC, the companies could be on the verge of a logistics power play.
More than a dozen recent job postings signal that TikTok is looking to build fulfillment centers in the U.S.
1MRobotics looks to take an automation-first approach to fulfillment with a network of ‘nanofulfillment’ centers.
Locus Robotics announced that its autonomous mobile robots have now picked 1 billion items around the globe.
A new Berkshire Grey survey found that most supply chain executives believe automation is necessary to counter a shrinking workforce.
Amazon just introduced a new service that will allow sellers to use Amazon warehouses for storage and distribution.
Inflation, a pandemic and changing consumer behavior have culminated in dramatically different Q2 results across the e-commerce industry.
Oak Brook, Illinois-based Hub Group announced that it has acquired Tagg Logistics for $103 million in cash.
Levi Strauss & Co. has developed a new technology that balances the consumer experience with business objectives when fulfilling e-commerce orders.
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Like others, Amazon sees a large opportunity in business-to-business e-commerce, and it is positioning its Amazon Business unit to take advantage.
A new survey found that while 66% of Americans trust online shipping networks to deliver time-critical items, some still avoid e-commerce in times of need.
Cloud supply chain logistics firm Stord is adding drayage, reverse logistics and temperature-controlled fulfillment to its software.
Quiet Platforms has expanded its e-commerce delivery footprint with a new deal with DHL eCommerce Solutions.
While online sales have long shown an upward trend, the COVID-19 pandemic has expedited this shift. E-commerce supply chains need to move just as fast.
Flexible supply chain firm Stord has secured space within Fresh Del Monte facilities for customers looking for cold storage capabilities.
With billions of square feet of warehouse space to automate, leading robotics providers are gearing up for the opportunity.
Even as some consider allowing customers to keep unwanted items, many e-commerce sellers still consider returns a path to customer loyalty.
A new survey reports that manufacturers continue to adopt robots, but breakdowns continue to hamper production.
Home discount retailer Big Lots adds same-day delivery from 1,000 U.S. stores.
Global-e has acquired Borderfree from Pitney Bowes, expanding its cross-border e-commerce offerings.
Three-quarters of warehouse on-floor workers would consider switching jobs if they involved technology such as robots and warehouse automation, according to a new survey.
Veho, which offers last-mile delivery and logistics for e-commerce brands, has opened facilities in Cincinnati and St. Louis, giving it a presence in 22 metro areas in the U.S.
With all the challenges facing the supply chain, companies can’t afford to have bad delivery experiences for their customers. Visibility into the process helps, if it starts early enough.
Stord adds flex warehouse capacity in three key markets as it continues building its first-party fulfillment network.
Warehouse automation firm Hai Robotics has raised an additional $100 million to scale its R&D efforts.
Major retailers like Target, Walmart and Amazon are suddenly packed with inventories. It’s a whiplash that’s spooking investors.
Walmart will build four new fulfillment centers utilizing a combination of robotics, humans and machine learning for faster order fulfillment times.
As worker shortages persist, industries across the board are turning to robots to fill gaps, with record orders in the first quarter.
As e-commerce accelerated, so too did the evolution of last-mile delivery. Now it seeks to find a sustainable and profitable future.
In what was a difficult quarter for American Eagle and retailers generally, the outfitter’s supply chain business showed promise.
Walmart announced it will add drone delivery to 32 locations in six states this year with partner DroneUp.
The e-commerce giant will deliver packages from local malls using its network of Amazon Flex gig drivers.
Partnering with AI-powered supply chain company Symbotic, Walmart is bringing robots to its 42 regional DCs.
Pitney Bowes found that U.S. parcel volumes grew 6% last year, and more growth is forecast for the next five years.
Data is showing improvement in the last mile as the industry recovers from the supply chain chaos of 2021.
Increasing use of automation is helping GXO Logistics reduce the carbon footprint of its facilities and customer supply chains.
Berkshire Grey, a provider of mobile robotic technology and software for warehouse automation, revealed its latest solution on Thursday.
Shopify announced a $2.1 billion acquisition of last-mile delivery technology company Deliverr, but its stock tumbled after a Q1 earnings miss.
Chill Storage, a new joint venture between Barber Partners LLC and Bain Capital, will build 15 cold storage warehouses in the coming years.
E-commerce 3PL Fulfyld is deploying inVia Robotics automation in its Alabama warehouse.
Amazon workers vote against unionizing a second warehouse on Staten Island after an earlier union win, dealing a blow to the Amazon Labor Union.
The Great Resignation has touched nearly every business, but if warehouse businesses want to weather the storm, they need to prove their commitment to growing, changing and doing better for employees.
Amazon has lifted its long-standing policy of restricting warehouse employees from using their cellphones on the job.
Agility Robotics has raised $150 million to fund development of its walking warehouse robots.
With the launch of its Buy with Prime service, Amazon is going head-to-head with Shopify, UPS and FedEx.
Middle-mile technology company Warp is joining the Urban Freight Lab to help study last-mile delivery efficiency.
Retail customers looking for same-day delivery are willing to pay more for the service, a new survey has found.
AOI Capital has acquired 3PL RK Logistics Group, which specializes in e-commerce warehouse and distribution.
New research suggests alternative delivery locations could succeed in certain environments, driving down the cost of e-commerce last-mile delivery.
Ignoring logistics leads to negative feedback from customers, harming the ability of e-commerce merchants to grow their businesses.
Boox is looking to evolve the circular economy with reusable packaging for direct-to-consumer brands.
Even as B2B e-commerce grows, many business buyers are still suffering from a lack of visibility into the process.
While visibility has always been important, it has been increasingly essential over the past couple of years. Better technology allows businesses to track products accurately through the supply chain and provides predictive capabilities.
Gatik CEO Gautam Narang will detail middle-mile autonomy’s role in the future of the supply chain at FreightWaves’ upcoming The Future of Supply Chain conference.
Electric cargo container delivery service Urb-E is now transporting fresh greens from Square Roots’ sustainable New York City farm to local retail stores.
More inventory requires more space. Real estate services firm JLL sees space in short supply alongside heightened rents through 2023.
Direct-to-consumer tech provider ESW is partnering with UPS to offer e-commerce brands quicker access to cross-border shipments.
TForce Logistics is adding a distribution center in the Toronto area, boosting its last-mile delivery capabilities in the region.
Descartes has integrated its ShipRush shipping solution with two of its popular warehouse management systems.
At Modex 2022, Zebra revealed two new offerings geared toward boosting flexibility and worker productivity in warehouse environments, cold chain storage and more.
Cloud warehouse firm Stord has introduced an app that connects its offerings with Salesforce Commerce Cloud.
PayPal has integrated its Happy Returns exchange portal into its system, offering the reverse logistics software to merchants free of charge.
A more holistic approach to last-mile delivery integrates and standardizes fulfillment operations under one platform, creating a seamless process for both the retailer and customer.
Tern, a Bay Area-based technology company founded last year, is the latest to enter the red-hot commerce returns space.
AI and warehouse robotic companies Berkshire Grey and Swisslog join forces to accelerate adoption of warehouse robotic solutions.
Gatik’s Gautam Narang will be an industry keynoter at The Future of Supply Chain event.
A fire that started at a Walmart distribution center in Plainfield, Indiana, just before noon on Wednesday continued to burn into the following morning.
Capacity constraints, wars and more are putting pressure on logistics operators to innovate like never before.
E-commerce is driving the need for flexibility among shippers, which are looking toward logistics providers to offer options.
Pitney Bowes will add AmbiSort robotics to its e-commerce hubs throughout the U.S. following a successful pilot of the technology.
Global supply chain visibility provider project44 launches Yard Solutions, a product aimed at yard operators.
The U.S. Postal Service wants to grab a larger share of the parcel business, and it is rolling out programs designed to do just that.
Two Samsung executives break down how retail supply chains are going mobile.
Kroger is rapidly expanding its e-commerce grocery capabilities, announcing three new locations for fulfillment centers.
As inflation has taken hold at record levels, e-commerce brands need to offer options to combat rising prices and keep consumer shipping costs low.
DoorDash is the latest food delivery platform to make a big move in the grocery space, adding a rapid grocery delivery option to compete with Instacart and Uber Eats.
Staffing remains a challenge for warehouse operators, but many are still not meeting the top demand of workers: schedule flexibility.
Strong revenue and EPS numbers spark an after-hours share rally.
Cleo has introduced a new tool to help retailers manage potential violations of service level agreements before they occur.
Consumers are demanding more, and retailers that employ a multinode strategy across their supply chain are better equipped to meet those needs.
A Thursday report from logistics real estate investment trust Prologis shows market rents grew at the fastest pace recorded during 2021.
Data capture firm Scandit has raised $150 million in a series D investment round as it looks to expand the customer base for its retail technologies.
Descartes has acquired NetCHB, a customs filing technology provider that specializes in e-commerce border trade.
Ongoing supply chain constraints and the need to get a handle on e-commerce fulfillment is driving interest in logistics companies among retailers.
Via.Delivery has found that 18% of U.S. consumers use buy-online, pick-up-anywhere services when offered at checkout.
FarEye, a SaaS provider for last-mile delivery operations, is bolstering its presence in North America.
The Industrial Internet of Things is quickening the pace of innovation within the retail supply chain.
While much of the focus in 2021 was on the supply chain, the toll it took on e-commerce sellers was dramatic.