Millennium Soft-Tech Creates Impressive Impact at IWS 2017

New Delhi, India, 2017-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Millennium Soft-Tech has made an impressive impact on the visitors in the recently concluded India Warehousing Show (IWS) 2017, which was held at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi, India, between July 27-29. As most of the visitors to the annual show represented logistics and allied sectors, […]

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Tractor Supply Company to release its second quarter 2017 results on Wednesday, July 26, 2017

BRENTWOOD, Tenn, 2017-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, intends to release its second quarter 2017 results after the market closes on Wednesday, July 26, 2017.  In conjunction with this release, the management of Tractor Supply Company will host a conference […]

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DC Aviation Al-Futtaim starts offering jet fuel from its base in Dubai South at Al Maktoum International Airport

DC Aviation Al-Futtaim starts offering jet fuel from its base in Dubai South at Al Maktoum International Airport   Dubai, UAE, 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starting this month, DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF), the joint venture between DC Aviation Group and Al-Futtaim, is offering its private and business jet clients competitively priced jet fuel […]

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NRF: imports could set new record as merchants enter back-to-school season and begin to stock up for the holiday season

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — July and August should be two of the busiest months ever seen for imports at the nation’s major retail container ports, possibly setting a new record as merchants enter the back-to-school season and begin to stock up for the holiday season that will follow, according to the monthly […]

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Eerste volledig elektrische trucks de weg op voor Albert Heijn

Eerste volledig elektrische trucks de weg op voor Albert Heijn   Zaandam, Netherlands, 2017-May-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Vandaag nam Abdeluheb Choho, wethouder Duurzaamheid van de gemeente Amsterdam, de eerste e-trucks in gebruik die Albert Heijn-supermarkten in Amsterdam gaan bevoorraden. De volledig elektrische trucks zijn uitstootvrij en heel stil. Het is voor Albert Heijn, Simon […]

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NRF monthly Global Port Tracker report: retail imports should see steady increases through the summer and into the fall

WASHINGTON, 2017-May-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports should see steady increases through the summer and into the fall, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today (May 9, 2017) by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates. “Regardless of whether the sales come in their […]

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Esprit opens new logistics center in Mönchengladbach, Germany

Ratingen, Germany, 2017-May-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — On 26 April 2017, Esprit opened the new 80,000 sqm logistics center in Mönchengladbach, Germany, together with Goodman, a global leading owner, developer and manager of logistics real estate. The new facility is an expansion of the existing 53,000 sqm property occupied by Esprit and operated by the […]

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Rakuten and Japan Post expand partnership in e-commerce logistics to reduce the redelivery of parcels

Tokyo, 2017-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc. and Japan Post Co., Ltd. will strengthen their collaboration in e-commerce logistics to reduce the redelivery of parcels by examining various measures to increase the efficiency of deliveries and pick-ups. 1. Background The e-commerce market continues to grow at an accelerated pace with the continued evolution of […]

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Tractor Supply Company announces the promotion of Kurt D. Barton to SVP, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Bob Volke Promoted to Vice President, Controller BRENTWOOD, TN, 2017-Mar-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, today (03/06/17) announced that Kurt D. Barton has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer in line with the Company’s […]

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Konekesko sells Suvi and Palta boat brands and business operations

Helsinki, 2017-Mar-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Konekesko sells the Suvi and Palta boat brands and business operations to a company being established. Terho Liukkonen and Tommi Ihalainen, the owners of the company being established, are members of the current management of the Suvi and Palta boat business. The Suvi and Palta boats are sold through […]

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Carrefour Spain rolls out compressed natural gas trucks in its fleet

Carrefour Spain rolls out compressed natural gas trucks in its fleet   Spain, 2017-Feb-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour Spain, is incorporating compressed natural gas trucks in its fleet to carry out deliveries of e-commerce orders together with home delivery vans with the same characteristics. These vehicles reduce nitrogen oxide (Nox) emissions by up to […]

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Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority to fund Foodstuffs’ trial of electric delivery vans across its New World and PAK’nSAVE supermarkets in 2017

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Jan-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Honourable Judith Collins has today  (20 January 2017) announced that the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) will be providing funding to support Foodstuffs trial of electric delivery vans across its New World and PAK’nSAVE supermarkets in 2017. “This is the first time a commercial […]

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WCA member companies to be integrated into Alibaba.com logistics platform for cross-border eCommerce shipments

Shanghai, China, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — WCA Ltd, the world’s largest logistics network, and Alibaba.com, a leading global wholesale trading platform and the B2B business arm of Alibaba Group today ( January 12, 2017) announced they have concluded a co-operation agreement that will see approved WCA member companies integrated into the Alibaba.com logistics […]

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FedEx dropoff and pickup services to be made available at Walgreens locations nationwide

Walgreens and FedEx customers to benefit from additional convenient and secure delivery locations   MEMPHIS, Tenn., and DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and Walgreen Co., one of the nation’s largest drugstore chains, announced a long-term alliance agreement that will offer convenient access to FedEx dropoff and pickup services […]

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NRF support former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao as the new head of the Department of Transportation

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jan-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation supported confirmation of former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao as the new head of the Department of Transportation in a letter sent today (January 11, 2017) to the Senate. “Mrs. Chao has an incredible history, knowledge and experience within the transportation industry and we think […]

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The RideConnected motorcycle communication App now available for free in the iTunes and Google Play Stores

IRVINE, Calif., 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sena Technologies, Inc., the global leader in Bluetooth innovation for the motorsports, action sports and outdoor sports lifestyles, has announced today the release of the RideConnected App. The RideConnected App for motorcycle riding will connect multiple riders across the globe through their Sena Bluetooth headsets. Riders may now […]

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Kesko to sell its Yamarin boat business to Inha Works Ltd

Helsinki, 2016-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Konekesko Ltd, part of Kesko Group, has made an agreement to sell its Yamarin boat business to Inha Works Ltd, a subsidiary owned by Yamaha Motor Europe N.V.  The representation of Yamaha’s recreational machinery in Finland transfers From Konekesko Ltd to Yamaha Motor Europe N.V. Kesko’s strategic objective is […]

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NRF/Hackett Associates Global Port Tracker Report: Retail imports expected to be up 3.2% this month over the same time last year

WASHINGTON, 2016-Dec-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to be up 3.2 percent this month over the same time last year as stores bring in the last of the merchandise for the holiday season, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today (December 9, 2016) […]

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Leading U.S. carrier in the Pacific Matson, Inc. is all-in on the AWS Cloud

Matson closes final data centers as it moves its critical shipping and logistics businesses to AWS for increased performance, reliability, and security SEATTLE, 2016-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today announced that Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX), a leading U.S. carrier in the Pacific, is all-in on […]

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SkyBus rollS out self-serve ticketing on its Melbourne routes with NCR Corporation

Fast-growing airport transfer service chooses NCR’s omni-channel self-serve solution Melbourne, Australia, 2016-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — SkyBus, operators of Melbourne’s express CBD to airport transport service, has rolled out self-serve ticketing on its Melbourne routes with NCR Corporation, the global leader in omni-channel solutions. The roll out has enabled SkyBus to offer omni-channel and […]

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Colruyt Group joins sustainable transport initiative by shipping citrus fruits from Spain via Cool Rail

Halle, Belgium, 2016-Nov-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Colruyt Group will be shipping several containers of citrus fruit each week from Spain via Cool Rail, a new rail link for fresh produce between Valencia and the Port of Cologne. Trucks transport the containers to the distribution centre in Halle and return to Cologne with empty […]

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NRF and Hackett Associates Global Port Tracker report: retail imports expected to be up 4.4 percent this month

WASHINGTON, 2016-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the holiday shopping season officially under way, imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to be up 4.4 percent this month over the same time last year and should see a slightly larger increase next month, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released […]

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Garmin’s portfolio of integrated flight deck upgrades now includes G5000 modernization program for Citation Excel and Citation XLS

Garmin’s portfolio of integrated flight deck upgrades now includes G5000 modernization program for Citation Excel and Citation XLS   OLATHE, Kan, 2016-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today (October 25, 2016) announced it will expand its portfolio of integrated flight deck upgrades to now include a […]

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GoCargo: X5 Retail Group launches new service for booking cargo transportation services online

Moscow, 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group N.V. (“X5” or “the Company”), a leading Russian food retailer (LSE ticker: “FIVE”), announces the launch of GoCargo, the Company’s proprietary solution for booking cargo transportation services online. The new service enables senders to place shipping orders, and distributes them among registered private carriers based on […]

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Uber drivers and riders can now earn Shop Your Way points

SAN FRANCISCO, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Uber Technologies, Inc. and Shop Your Way, a business unit of Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD), announced a strategic relationship that allows drivers and riders to earn Shop Your Way points on trips they make with Uber. The new program leverages the scale of Shop Your Way, its […]

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Int’l Trade: Series of high quality China-Europe block train video stories launched by BON Cloud

BEIJING, 2016-Sep-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The biggest story coming out of China today is the launching of the Silk Road on Rails: China-Europe block trains that carry goods across the globe. The proposal to establish China-Europe railroads surprised even the most experienced of rail industry players, yet thousands of trains now traverse these tracks […]

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Shippit integrates Intershop Commerce Suite into its Freight Management & Booking Platform

Melbourne, 2016-Sep-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Start up logistics software solutions company Shippit who have re-engineered parcel delivery by leveraging cloud services and smart digital technology called on Intershop to “ice the cake” by completing the integration of the Intershop Commerce Suite into the Shippit Freight Management & Booking Platform. The appeal of Shippit is […]

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X5 Retail Group opens two distribution centres in the Republic of Adygeya to develop its logistics infrastructure in the South of Russia

Maykop, Russia, 2016-Aug-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group N.V. (“X5” or the “Company”), a leading Russian food retailer (LSE ticker: “FIVE”), announces the opening of two distribution centres (DC) in the Republic of Adygeya as part of the Company’s strategy to develop its logistics infrastructure in the South of Russia. The state-of-the-art logistics […]

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ASKO SKAL SAMARBEIDE MED SCANIA OM HYDROGENDREVNE LASTEBILER

Norway, 2016-Aug-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — ASKO har valgt Scania som leverandør av lastebiler til sitt hydrogenprosjekt. Hydrogen skal framstilles lokalt, ved hjelp av solceller. Målet er at både lastebiler og trucker skal kjøres med lokalt produsert hydrogen. ASKO har en ambisjon om å bli klimanøytral. Ambisjonen innebærer at ASKO kun skal distribuere matvarer med […]

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Goods and Service Tax (GST) can Alter Economic Prospects of India: Industry Experts

Chennai, India, 2016-Aug-12 — /EPR Retail News/ —  The long awaited Goods and Service Tax (GST) has passed the last mile hurdle with country’s upper house of Parliament clearing the Bill on Wednesday, after much deliberations and amendments to appease the strong opposition. How does this tax reform going to benefit the retail sector which […]

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