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Google Building Fleet of Delivery Drones

New Google Logo August 29, 2014

Google's secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more...

Good News-Bad News: Priority Mail Rates Change Next Month

USPS Logo August 18, 2014

The United States Postal Service is raising rates for Priority Mail when purchased at the post office. But it is lowering rates for those who...

Amazon Incentivizes Customers to Choose No-Rush Shipping

Amazon logo August 8, 2014

Amazon recently added a new incentive for its consumers when it comes to shipping, an article in the Huffington Post reported.  The company has announced...

Amazon Expands Same Day-Shipping to 6 More Cities ... Why?

Amazon logo August 6, 2014 announced yesterday that it will be expanding its same-day delivery service in six metro areas: New York City, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Baltimore, Dallas...

87 Retailers Make EPA Top Green Power Partnership List

EPA Green Power Partner logo August 1, 2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Green Power Partnership's updated list includes 87 retailers, 10 of which were also named to the Leadership Club, with green...

Cover Story : How to Prep Your Warehouse for the Holidays

ROI0814 August 2014

It's never too early to start preparing your warehouse for a surge in orders throughout the holiday season. You'll be ready to tackle any bottlenecks...

Cover Story : Holiday Shipping Tips: What You Should Be Doing NOW to Make the Season Merry and Bright

Rob Martinez August 2014

With memories of the well-publicized 2013 Christmas delivery failures still fresh on the minds of consumers and retailers alike, leading brands have already begun preparing...

Postal Service's Click-N-Ship Causing Major Headaches for Sellers

USPS Logo July 22, 2014

Sellers are reporting major technical problems with the U.S. Postal Service's Click-N-Ship, a service they use to print online postage, with one avid user calling...

Amazon Asks FAA to Let it Ramp Up Drone Development

Amazon logo July 11, 2014 is asking the federal government if it can start testing drones in its own backyard to speed up its development of Prime Air...

Buy Priority Mail Postage Online or Face USPS Rate Hike

USPS Logo July 2, 2014

The United States Postal Service (USPS) wants to raise prices for its Priority Mail service when purchased at the post office, while lowering rates for...