KHD Buzz – Amazon’s Robot Shipping Army, Truck Driver Shortage Impacting Retail and More
Behind the Scenes Look at Amazon’s Robot Shippers
One of the big pluses for many who shop on Amazon is the speed at which Amazon Prime members can receive their merchandise. But how do they do it? For the most part, it’s all due to their increasing non-human warehouse staff. Recently, Digital Trends went behind the scenes and what they found was rather eye-opening. Read More
Truck Driver Shortage Increasingly Affecting Retailers
The US, according to the American Trucking Association, is facing a serious trucker shortage, with around 50,000 new drivers needed immediately and an estimated 898,000 additional drivers will be needed over the next 10 years to meet future demand. And this shortage is not only impacting the trucking industry, it’s hurting retailers and their customers as well. Read More
PayPal Acquires Retail Focused AI Start-Up
Expanding the ‘war’ for the hearts, minds and wallets of the online consumer, PayPal has acquired Jetlore Inc., a San Mateo startup that uses artificial intelligence to deliver personalized retail experiences in, analysts assume, a bid to boost its own PayPal Marketing Solutions division. Read More
Infographic: Making Free Shipping More Profitable
“Free shipping” is every online shopper’s favorite phrase, but the practice of delivering goods with no additional charge can be expensive for businesses. This data backed infographic offers tips on how to help make free shipping profitable.
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