Opinion: Can drop shipping level the retail playing field?

How do you mitigate the risks of implementing drop shipping while remaining competitive and profitable in the marketplace? Ken Chrisman, division president of Sealed Air, explains. As traditional brick-and-mortar retailers look to wage war on the dominance of e-commerce giants, delivery services are a key battleground. Breaking from traditional fulfilment (more…)

MetaPack announces new partnership with HERE to boost ecommerce conversion rates and revenues

MetaPack has announced a partnership with mapping and location services company HERE Technologies in a move that it claims will boost conversion rates and revenues for brands and retailers. As part of the partnership, the MetaPack API will dynamically present delivery options based on each customer’s location on the actual (more…)

DHL expands ‘City Hub’ concept in the Netherlands with customised electric vehicles

DHL Express has extended its City Hub concept for environmentally-friendly inner-city deliveries to The Hague, Netherlands with a new pilot involving electric vehicles. This will also see the first deployment of Deutsche Post DHL Group’s StreetScooter electric delivery van in the global DHL Express delivery network. The City Hub concept (more…)