Articles by tag: FedEx

Involving Multi-Disciplinary SMEs in Security Strategies is the Best Approach to Tracking Threats in the Workplace

  The current state of handling workplace violence seems to be reactive, awaiting a triggering incident rather than proactive one. Society, employers, and law enforcement have become adept at responding to acts of targeted violence and are training employees on response techniques. But the key is to shift the focus from response to…

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How FedEx and Walmart are Taking the Sting Out of Returns this Holiday Season

Walmart and FedEx are teaming up this holiday season to try to take the sting out of the returns process. Now, everyone knows that feeling of opening a gift from a well-meaning friend or relative and it’s just not something you want or need. You think to yourself that “it’s fine, I’ll just return…

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UPS & FedEx Limit Shipments During Holiday Season

With a shopping season like no other, eCommerce is booming, which means a tremendous strain on logistics and delivery. In an attempt to manage demand, UPS and FEDEX worked out plans with their biggest customers that set limits on daily pickups, according to a Wall Street Journal article. Should a shipper exceed this, the carriers must…

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Why Amazon is Coming to an Office Near You This Summer

The public has grown accustom to Amazon’s private label products over the last several years. The company’s Alexa line of smart devices and other Amazon-branded items have become ubiquitous across American homes. Now, businesses are getting in on the action as well. Amazon recently announced its first private label brand for businesses, under its…

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The Shortlist 8/9: Behind the Disney Bundle and the Amazon-FedEx Break Up

The Magic Kingdom is keeping an eye on cord cutting. Disney announced a new bundled streaming service this week which includes ESPN-Plus and Hulu as it braces for the future of television. Disney’s bundle will sell for $12.99. Amazon has plenty of items available for $12.99 but they will be getting to your doorstep…

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The Amazon and FedEx Breakup: MarketScale Mornings

On the August 8th episode of MarketScale Mornings, Daniel Litwin and Tyler Kern discussed the breakup between Amazon and FedEx. The retail giant is ramping up its own shipping operations, minimizing their need for outside assistance. FedEx, meanwhile, downplayed the impact of the split on their overall operations, claiming their dealings with Amazon accounted for…

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Special Delivery: What FedEx and UPS Plan to Bring Customers in 2020

As recently as a few years ago, brick-and-mortar retailers could still combat e-commerce services through the benefit of expedience. This margin as vanished over time and now shipping companies FedEx and UPS are helping sellers get products to consumers even faster. Both companies will soon roll out Sunday delivery programs, set to launch in January….

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Moving Forward with Fans First
June 20, 2024

In a compelling conversation on fostering innovation within corporate culture, Jesse Cole of the Savannah Bananas highlights the importance of embracing change as a tool for continuous improvement. Cole underscores that change should not be seen as change for its own sake but as an essential part of striving to better serve customers and…

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Achieving Work-Life Balance and Emotional Sobriety with Matt Seefeld
June 20, 2024

This episode of the Growthwell podcast, hosted by Josh Byrd, focuses on achieving a meaningful work-life balance. The discussion examines trends and personal strategies for balancing professional growth and individual well-being. This episode is particularly relevant in post-COVID work dynamics and the increasing importance of mental health. This episode’s guest is Matt Seefeld, EVP…

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Addressing the Complexities and Opportunities of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA)
June 19, 2024

As the energy sector navigates the first year of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), stakeholders are grappling with evolving guidance and incentives. This pivotal legislation aims to accelerate the energy transition, but with its intricate provisions and requirements, many questions remain. Understanding the IRA’s impact is crucial for developers, investors, and policy-makers striving to…

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Inflation Reduction Act Can Impact Company Investments
June 19, 2024

Recent months have shown that the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) is a hot topic in the energy industry, sparking extensive discussions about its implications and opportunities. As businesses and organizations seek to join the renewable energy movement, understanding the nuances of the IRA is crucial.  A recent study highlighted that renewable energy investments are…

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