Wayfair has appointed Christoph Stark head of North America supply chain.
As retail sales remain strong, traffic at the nation’s container ports continues to grow as well, according to the Global Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.
As was detailed in the March 5 issue of HomeWorld Business, small-parcel delivery from the U.S. Postal Service, in compliance with rules set by the Universal Postal Union, can weigh heavily in the favor of overseas shippers versus those in the U.S., and now more is being done to correct that inequity.
With concerns rising over proposed new tariffs on products from China, imports at the nation’s major retail container ports have set two new records this summer and are expected to set another in August, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.
Target has appointed John Bauer as senior vice president, global inventory management.
Target has named Gemma Kubat as senior vice president, supply chain engineering and activation.
The International Housewares Association is speaking out against the latest round of tariffs being proposed by the Trump Administration, with the IHA’s chairman labeling the new tariffs now being discussed as potentially “disruptive.”
Do it Best Corp. has promoted co-op veteran Steve Rose to national logistics manager.
Dollar Tree has celebrated the grand opening of its 23rd distribution center in Warrensburg, Missouri, with a ribbon cutting ceremony followed by a celebration with the company’s newest distribution center associates and their families, management and representatives from the local community.
Traffic at the nation’s largest ports remains high with new monthly records predicted for the summer, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.