Last-mile tech startup FarEye looks to Americas for expansion

India-based logistics technology startup FarEye, announced yesterday that it plans to grow its presence in the United States by opening a Chicago office and building out its team of local experts to serve the U.S. market. For starters, the company appointed Larry Klimczyk as president of the Americas region. The company’s CTO, Gaurav Srivastava, will also be relocating to Chicago.   Best known for its end-to-end […]

FedEx Fulfillment to challenge Amazon for SME e-commerce services

FedEx Supply Chain announced the launch of FedEx Fulfillment, a service designed to meet the shipping needs of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), and to challenge to Amazon’s dominance of the e-commerce sector. FedEx Fulfillment delivers orders across multiple channels, including websites and online marketplaces, and manages inventory for participating retailers. The new Fulfillment product […]

New Schiphol program a boon for e-commerce shippers

Customs authorities at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol won’t be sweating that new hand blender you ordered from, thanks to VENUE, a simplified e-commerce deceleration program launched by the Dutch Customs authority and the Schiphol cargo community. VENUE-authorized shippers can now submit a simplified pre-declaration, allowing their packages to clear customs without extensive holdups or scrutiny. […]