Logistics: Page 2


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    Corrugated box industry cuts a box’s greenhouse gas emissions in half

    Corrugated boxes’ environmental impact substantially reduced, greenhouse gas emissions cut in half.

    Oct. 30, 2023
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    UPS to acquire Happy Returns from PayPal

    The logistics giant expects to leverage the tech firm’s software and operations expertise as it pushes for a frictionless reverse logistics experience.

    By Alejandra Salgado • Oct. 27, 2023
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    Inside retail supply chains

    While supply chains seems to be balancing out, the threat of more disruptions remain. 

    By Retail Dive staff
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    Amazon to integrate drones into fulfillment network for faster delivery

    Prime Air drones will deploy at same-day delivery sites rather than standalone facilities as the company scales its use of the emerging transportation method.

    By Max Garland • Oct. 23, 2023
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    Etsy guarantees on-time delivery during the holidays

    The e-commerce company is offering full refunds for gifts not delivered by their estimated date.

    By Oct. 19, 2023
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    Walgreens names ex-Cigna exec Tim Wentworth CEO

    Wentworth, who will become Walgreens CEO effective Oct. 23, is the former CEO of Express Scripts, the pharmacy benefit manager acquired by Cigna in 2018.

    By Rebecca Pifer • Oct. 11, 2023
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    Stitch Fix to lay off 558 in Dallas as it carries out distribution center closures

    The apparel e-retailer said it may rehire some of those leaving as it shifts its focus to remaining facilities in Atlanta, Phoenix and Indianapolis.

    By Oct. 9, 2023
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    5 reasons why supply chain execs are buckling down on order accuracy for 2023 peak season

    How do your preparations for peak season compare to what other retail leaders are doing?

    Sept. 25, 2023
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    H&M will expand return fees for online orders

    The fast-fashion retailer has begun charging customers in the U.S., U.K. and most of Europe, unless they belong to its free loyalty program.

    By Sept. 20, 2023
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    RH expects no interruption after supplier bankruptcy

    The home goods retailer’s CEO said the company doesn’t see any broader supply risks from potential distress among producers in the industry.  

    By Sept. 18, 2023
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    Walmart expands Express Delivery to 10 pm

    The retailer’s Live Shopper feature lets customers make last-minute changes while their order is being fulfilled.

    By Sept. 13, 2023
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    REI brings on Levi’s vet to lead merchandising team

    Jackie Major has joined the retailer as its new vice president of merchandise planning and inventory management.

    By Sept. 13, 2023
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    Amazon unveils end-to-end supply chain services

    Through Supply Chain by Amazon, sellers can have Amazon handle their logistics from manufacturers to customers.

    By Max Garland • Sept. 12, 2023
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    Dollar General automates South Carolina distribution center

    The technology will enable the retailer to process thousands of additional SKUs from its warehouse and improve storage.

    By Alejandra Salgado • Sept. 11, 2023
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    Joann eyes $60M in product cost savings as suppliers offer concessions

    The craft retailer thinks it can cut $200 million in business costs, the bulk of which comes from its supply chain as inflation eases.

    By Sept. 11, 2023
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    Books-A-Million to use Walmart GoLocal for same-day, next-day delivery

    The service will launch in the Midwest and Southeast, ultimately expanding in the coming weeks across all of the book retailer’s stores. 

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • Sept. 7, 2023
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    Amazon Shipping relaunches, offering sellers delivery on outside channels

    The service can deliver goods in two to five business days for shipments within the contiguous U.S.

    By Max Garland • Aug. 22, 2023
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    Deep Dive

    Who will pay to decarbonize the supply chain?

    Some brands are helping their suppliers reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Others are dumping new requirements on vendors without shouldering any of the costs.

    By Aug. 17, 2023
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    Levi Strauss strengthens East Coast e-commerce fulfillment with Kentucky facility

    The 575,700-square-foot facility aims to lower lead times and optimize inventory positioning.

    By Alejandra Salgado • Aug. 7, 2023
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    How Brooks Running is deepening its supply chain visibility

    The sports apparel retailer implemented traceability platform TrusTrace as the company works toward its responsible sourcing goals.

    By Kelly Stroh • Aug. 1, 2023
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    Podcast

    The Backroom: Jason Del Rey and ‘Winner Sells All’

    One of the most prolific journalists covering the retail industry leverages his deep sourcing for an in-depth book about Amazon versus Walmart.

    By Retail Dive Staff • July 27, 2023
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    Deep Dive

    Why some UPS shippers haven’t diverted volume even as a potential strike looms

    As many businesses firm up contingency plans, others are maintaining their current delivery activity with UPS, according to parcel shipping experts.

    By Max Garland • Updated July 25, 2023
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    Uncertainty around UPS is ‘kryptonite’ to supply chains, RILA warns

    The Retail Industry Leaders Association on Wednesday urged the carrier and the Teamsters, whose contract expires July 31, to get a deal done quickly.

    By July 19, 2023
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    5 myths of AMR solutions

    What are the biggest myths surrounding mobile robotic solutions in the logistics industry?

    July 17, 2023
  • Walgreens signage is seen at a store on Court Street on January 05, 2023 in the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough in New York City.
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    Walgreens closing e-commerce distribution center in Illinois

    The company will lay off 393 employees on or around Aug. 28, according to a WARN notice.

    By Max Garland • July 14, 2023
  • All Staples locations to accept Amazon returns

    With the addition of Staples, the e-commerce giant now has over 8,000 drop-off locations for returns in the U.S. 

    By June 29, 2023