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By Bob Trebilcock · January 4, 2017
After years of writing about supply chains, Tompkins is building out an ambitious e-fulfillment network for retailers and e-tailers.
By Jeff Berman · October 4, 2016
An ongoing question among supply chain stakeholders, when it comes to global e-commerce bellwether Amazon, continues to be just how far it will spread its wings in terms of expanding its logistics and supply chain operations and processes.
By Jeff Berman · May 5, 2016
Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings said it will provide air cargo services to support Amazon’s package deliveries to its customers.
By Bob Trebilcock · December 28, 2015
If recent stories are any indication, transportation, sourcing, inventory management and supply chain resilience will dominate supply chain projects next year.
By MMH Staff · October 6, 2015
To celebrate ALAN's 10-year anniversary and to support ALAN’s disaster relief mission, Amazon helped ALAN with a matching gift fundraiser during a 24-hour period.
By MMH Staff · September 29, 2015
Amazon senior vice president offers to match contributions to the American Logistics Aid Network up to $25,000.
By MMH Staff · June 1, 2015
Robotic piece-picking system bests 27 teams from around the world to claim $20,000 prize.
By MMH Staff · February 5, 2015
Dual-arm robots donated to advance development of robot capabilities in e-commerce and material handling.
By Jeff Berman · November 10, 2014
In an effort to meet anticipated holiday season demand in the form of double-digit volume growth, the United States Postal Service (USPS) last week said that it plans to deliver packages seven days per week in major cities and volume areas, effective November 17 through Christmas Day, December 25.
By Josh Bond · July 18, 2014
Consumer preferences suggest businesses should reconsider chasing the Amazon model.
By Josh Bond · June 20, 2014
Study uncovers facts supporting rule of thumb; it costs seven times more to land a customer than to retain one.
By Bob Trebilcock · April 15, 2014
While we've been focusing on the warehouse, the next evolution in e-commerce is the last mile delivery and in-store fulfillment. It could be the break brick-and-mortar has been looking for.
By Bob Trebilcock · March 20, 2014
Have I mentioned software?
By MMH Staff · January 8, 2014
Initiative that began five years ago with 19 products now has more than 200,000 in easy-to-open, recyclable packaging.
By Bob Trebilcock · January 3, 2014
When it comes to e-fulfillment, it's not enough to pick and pack the order. We need to remember that the process isn't complete until the customer gets the order.

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