Overstock has opened a new fulfillment center in Fontana, California, in partnership with UPS Supply Chain Services. The new fulfillment center further aligns Overstock’s logistical footprint with key customers, significantly improving shipping speed, providing more accurate delivery estimates as well as a quicker port to warehouse process.
Amazon continues to provide opportunities for regular full-time and part-time jobs in its fulfillment and logistics network, and is hiring an additional 100,000 people throughout the U.S. and Canada on top of the 33,000 corporate and technology jobs announced last week.
An early proponent of buy online pick up in store, Best Buy is again looking to expand the role of its stores in the distribution and fulfillment process, the company revealed in its second quarter conference call.
Mall operator Simon Property is in talks with Amazon to occupy space exited by consolidating department store and mid-tier retailer chains such as J.C. Penney, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
Amazon plans to launch a new, state-of-the-art fulfillment center in Temple Terrace, Florida. The new fulfillment center, which is anticipated to launch in 2021, will create 750 new, full-time jobs.
The Home Depot will open three new distribution centers in Georgia over the next 18 months to support the growing demand for flexible delivery and pick-up options for pro and DIY customers.
As it takes steps to ensure its employee, customer and financial health, Wayfair said it expects to meet or exceed its first quarter 2020 guidance for consolidated net revenue growth and non-GAAP adjusted EBITDA margin.
As the COVID-19 outbreak spreads, Amazon has alerted its marketplace and vendor partners that it will prioritize critical household goods, particularly staples and medicines, in response to developments.