Target offers free shipping throughout the holidays

Target announces free shipping this holiday season.
From October 22 through December 20, Target is offering free shipping on all merchandise.

Arctic shipping code gains approval

If the Polar Code is passed, then crews will have to undergo special training before sailing through Arctic waters.
The first draft of a new, mandatory Polar Code was just approved by the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO). 

Logistics companies remain in high demand

The U.S. trucking industry generates over $600 billion in gross freight revenues.
New logistics and delivery start-ups are being created every day, fueled by the growing demand for efficient order fulfillment.

Amazon to hire 80,000 employees for help with holiday shipping operations

Amazon has created new fulfillment centers in the U.S. to handle the growing inventory volumes.
To ensure that the shipping process runs smoothly throughout the coming months, Amazon has announced that it plans to hire 80,000 new seasonal employees, representing a 14 percent increase from last season.

Google expands same-day shipping service

Customers in Boston, D.C. and Chicago can now receive same-day shipping from the internet giant.
On Monday, Google announced that it would expand its same-day shipping service to include Washington D.C., Chicago and Boston.