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10 things eft’s been reading this week
It’s a war out there when it comes to getting customers orders more quickly. Hot off the heels of the latest online shopping extravaganza in China, with a record Singles Day, comes the West’s busiest time of year, and across all markets the need to ship items faster and faster in peak periods is pressing. In this week’s 10 things we look at the traditional retailers and online e-commerce monsters approaching this critical field and what they are doing to try and succeed.
Ecommerce Delivery Times Are Getting Even Shorter. [business.com]
Retailers Take On Amazon in One-Day Shipping During Holidays. [Wall Street Journal]
How our home delivery habit reshaped the world. [The Guardian]
Best Buy launches e-commerce pickup in 175 New York UPS, CVS locations. [Supply Chain Dive]
FedEx robot sent packing by NYC. [TechCrunch]
To find out how to reconfigure your supply chain to run same-day delivery efficiently and get all the trends on the e-commerce and retail logistics, head over to Retail Supply Chain: USA.