Rakuten Super Logistics To Open 6 New Ecommerce Fulfillment Centers

The recent USPS shipping structure changes will increase retailers shipping costs, says Rakuten CEO Mike Manzione. What Rakuten does is help retailers offset by utilizing a network of order fulfillment centers, thereby controlling shipping costs while decreasing shipping times.

Autonomous Driving for Trucks Will Happen First, Says Full Truck Alliance CFO

“We think the commercialization of autonomous driving for trucks will probably take place a lot sooner than it will take place in the passenger car vehicle sector,” says Richard Zhang, CFO of Full Truck Alliance.

CEO of Shipping Giant Maersk: Imports to the US Are Strong

Despite the current trade climate imports to the US remain strong and are currently rising according to Soren Skou, CEO of A.P. Moller – Maersk, the world’s largest shipping company. Skou also discussed their use of technology.

eBay Announces Update On USPS Package Pickups

eBay made a quick announcement regarding USPS package pickups in light of recent changes made by the Postal Service. In a brief post, the company said: Sellers can now schedule a pickup on First-Class Package Service without having to choose…

eBay: We Fixed That ‘Free Shipping’ Glitch

Earlier this month, we reported on a glitch in eBay’s mobile apps that was telling buyers that some items had free shipping even when the seller had not indicated that they did. This, according to some, had been happening for…

Amazon Raises Spending Minimum For Free Shipping

In case it hasn’t been clear by now (it has), Amazon’s primary objective when it comes to everyday users, is to get them to become Prime members, which gives them access to free two-day shipping. Amazon has offered free shipping…

Controversial eBay Feature That Was In Testing Gets Global Roll-Out

Last week, we reported on a feature that eBay has been testing. It lets customers say whether or not they received the item they purchased on or before a specific estimated delivery date. Yes and no are the only options.…

eBay Delivery Feedback Feature Draws Ire From Sellers

eBay has been testing a new feedback feature that reportedly may be rolling out to all users. It enables customers to say whether or not they received the item they purchased on or before a specific estimated delivery date. Yes…

Walmart Throws Shade at Amazon’s ‘Prime Day’ Birthday Celebration, Offers Up Own Deals

On July 15th, Amazon turns 20. In celebration of this, the company recently announced what it calls “Prime Day” – an online shopping “holiday” for Prime members that it says will trump Black Friday in terms of deals offered. Now,…

Amazon May Crowdsource Package Delivery

Is Amazon developing the Uber for package delivery? Amazon’s shipping costs have been rising for a while now (that’s why you now pay more for Amazon Prime, for instance). Now, it appears that in an effort to reign in these…