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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Proactively Protecting Schools with Intelligent AI
February 27, 2024

In today’s episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with Matias Klein, Founder & CEO of Kognition AI. During the conversation, they discussed leveraging artificial intelligence to enhance security in educational settings. Matias shares his journey from aspiring healthcare professional to tech entrepreneur, emphasizing the role of AI […]

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How Embedded Payment Processing Is Shaking Up the Travel Experience
February 27, 2024

Through embedded systems, hoteliers can ensure guest data stays within their purview while providing a more comprehensive guest experience from beginning to end. By Warren Dehan The hotel payment processing experience is ready for a shakeup. Improving payment processing in hotels has been a major barrier for independent operators, and yet the closer payment processes […]

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Navigating Careers in HVAC: Jason Saunders’ Journey to the Top
February 27, 2024

On this episode of “Straight Outta Crumpton,” hosts Greg Crumpton and Gabrielle Bar explore the dynamic careers in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC). They have a chat with Jason Saunders, the President of Indoor Environmental Services, about his extraordinary journey from a high school graduate to a top executive in the field. Saunders […]

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JUST THINKING…Talking CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT with Lesli Laughter
February 27, 2024

Innovative planning and continuous improvement in education stands at the forefront of school improvement, a strategic linchpin that propels institutions toward a future of achievement and excellence. At the heart of this transformation is adopting a continuous improvement mindset, where educators and administrators constantly seek better strategies and outcomes for their students. Just Thinking […]

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