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omni-channel distribution

  • XPO Direct promises ‘flexibility’ for  retail and e-commerce customers

    April 25, 2018 by Canadian Shipper

    Greenwich, CT — XPO Logistics has launched XPO Direct, a new, nationwide shared-space distribution model for omnichannel retail and e-commerce customers. XPO warehouses and last mile hubs serve as flexible stockholding sites and cross-docks utilized by multiple customers at the

  • How to cut carbon emissions as e-commerce soars

    May 23, 2017 by Canadian Shipper

    Consumers love to shop online, but it is taking a toll on the environment. Customers want products delivered rapidly and that means a sharp rise in home deliveries and individual packages—and higher carbon emissions. A few sustainability leaders are developing

  • Feature Uncategorized


    March 30, 2016 by By Ken Mark

    Retail shippers are seeking innovative solutions to meet changing shopper priorities. Omni-channel retailing has added convenience to the basic trio of price, selection and service as market differentiators. Increasingly, consumers are placing greater value on the time they spend shopping. They