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eBay to launch its own fulfillment service

The e-marketplace Ebay will launch a competitor to Fulfillment By Amazon, the e-commerce giant’s service for sellers. For many years, Amazon has offered to manage the logistics of the e-retailers who want to sell on the marketplace, and now Ebay will launch a similar service for its sellers. The new

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Germany and Brexit: eCommerce Under Fire

Developments in Brexit are changing on a daily basis. As long as there is no agreement, we can only speak of “as is”. But that does not mean that retailers and entrepreneurs should not make plans. On the contrary. German online retailers need to think what does Brexit (which accounts for 30%

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Machine Learning Transforms Inventory Management

Let’s talk for a moment about pattern recognition. Human mind is constantly searching the perceptible world for patterns, either to make better decisions or sometimes simply in order to pass the time. The thing is, while the search for patterns is fundamentally human, it’s not something we are good at.

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Piloting cobots in a warehouse

Cobots (that are enabling collaboration of humans and robots ) have been making an entry to on-demand warehouses and fulfilment centres. Cobots are easy to implement and very configurable based on request (adding a gripper etc). Universal Robots arm reach is 1,2m and it carries a 8kg payload. According to

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Recyclable pallets in Waredock on-demand warehouses

In collaboration with Paxxal our selected on-demand warehouses in USA feature  innovative pallets made from 100% recyclable, patented composite material with high impact resistance and durability. Their new 40 x 48-inch North America Pallet is constructed in an automated rotational molding process for greater durability than wood or plastic. It

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On-Demand Warehouse Space Gains Traction

Wall Street Journal reports that in USA some big retailers are looking to become as flexible as short-term apartment renters when it comes to managing warehouses. This holiday season, Walmart Inc. used Flexe Inc., a Seattle-based marketplace that connects warehouse operators with businesses in need of storage, to secure about

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Swedish order intake downward trend in November

The total order intake of Swedish industry decreased by 2.7 per cent in November 2018 compared to October, in seasonally adjusted figures. Compared to November last year, order bookings decreased by 2.4 per cent in calendar-adjusted figures.   At the same time, the total production value increased, according to official

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Costco enters Sweden?

Costco, world’s second largest low-cost store after Walmart, is rumored to open department stores in Sweden. Costco has with over 700 stores in mainly the United States, but also Australia, France, Iceland, Japan, Canada, Mexico, Spain, UK, South Korea and Taiwan. In Nordics Costco opened its doors to its first department

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Alibaba and Single’s Day in China

11/11 is an informal singles day in China. What do you do when you are single? Celebrate it by buying stuff online. At least in China. Alibaba has taken advantage of this day and this year has generated sales in value of 213.5 billion yuan ($30.8 billion) at its annual

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Nordic Crossborder eCommerce Reaches 3.6 bn EUR

Postnord latest research (available in Swedish here) states that more than third of Nordic online consumer orders are from abroad and in total these cross-border shoppers spent 3.62 billion euros on online purchases from foreign websites last year. When it comes to foreign trade, Finland is the champion of the

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Nordic ecommerce worth 20bn EUR in 2017

The ecommerce industry in the Nordics (Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland) was worth 209,6 billion Swedish kronor, which corresponds to over 20.6 billion euros, last year. Almost forty percent of the total Nordic ecommerce revenue was generated in Sweden. These numbers are calculated by PostNord [pdf], after it asked 92,000

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