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E-commerce parcel delivery distribution companies in the UK

Parcelhub, a parcel delivery service which provides services for high volume business mail and parcels through multiple carriers, says e-tailers need to move quickly and think smarter if they are going to fulfil their delivery promises this Christmas season.   Last year saw courier firms hitting the headlines as higher-than-expected parcel volumes resulted in suspended services and missed deadlines. Shoppers spent £810 million on Black Friday;...

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Will Amazon do Drone Delivery?

With the rolling out of drones for eCommerce fulfilment purposes getting ever closer, a UK based eCommerce website has conducted a survey in order to ascertain the attitude of the public towards this technological innovation. The survey, conducted by Give As You Live, a charity and eCommerce website, asked a section of the general public about their opinions on the coming possibility of drone delivery,...

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eCommerce in India

The battle for India's eCommerce market has been raging for sometime, with three major eCommerce corporations fighting it out to lay claim to this emerging market: Amazon, Snapdeal, and Flipkart. Ever since Amazon entered the Indian market back in 2013, the three companies have constantly been battling for control of the market, and have been exchanging barbs on Facebook, Twitter, and in their respective blogs....

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Patterns of B2B eCommerce usage in SMEs

The booming business-to-business (B2B) eCommerce sector will be worth £5.2 trillion by 2020, as more and more companies move from their traditional ways of operating to online platforms, according to a forecast from market research firm Frost & Sullivan.   The enormous figure is about twice what has been forecast for the thriving business-to-consumer (B2C) market and is being driven in large part by a growing awareness...

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Oracle CEO Larry Ellison Speaks At Oracle OpenWorld 2012

Oracle’s new Order Management Cloud and Global Order Promising Cloud could help businesses across the world streamline their entire order fulfilment process, boosting eCommerce globally.   Dropshippers and any company that outsources eCommerce fulfilment, warehousing and storage and other major components of their business are likely to feel the biggest benefit as the cloud allows for smooth operations, access from anywhere and a number of monitoring and...

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