Omnichannel consultant and services provider Radial has conducted a study, “The Everyday Essentials of Successful E-commerce Fulfillment,” which highlights some dissatisfaction with delivery services.
Amazon is rolling out savings for Prime members to Whole Foods Market stores across ten new states, including Arizona, Georgia, Hawaii, Oregon, North Carolina and Washington.
Walmart and DoorDash are teaming up to help expand the retailer’s online grocery delivery service, beginning with the Atlanta metro area.
In an effort to establish fairer small package shipping rates, Congressman Kenny Marchant, a senior member of the House Ways and Means Committee, introduced House Resolution 5524, as reported April 17 by HomeWorld Business, a bill intended to end the U.S. Postal Service practice of subsidizing inbound international shipments of parcels weighing less than two kilograms, or 4.4 pounds.
In a letter to shareholders, Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com CEO, detailed highlights of the 2017 fiscal year, and revealed that the company has exceeded 100 million paid Prime memberships worldwide just 13 years after the program’s launch.
Texas Congressman Kenny Marchant has introduced a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives that directs the U.S. Secretary of State and Postal Service to address inequities in delivery charges for small package shipments to consumers in the U.S., particularly deliveries originating internationally such as from China.
A bill has been introduced in the United States Senate to address what many American businesses believe is an advantage overseas manufacturers and distributors have in shipping small packages under 4.4 pounds.
At the Ahold Delhaize annual general meeting of shareholders, company CEO Dick Boer said that personalization, product pick up and delivery are going to be key factors driving operations forward.