Maria Haggerty

mariah@dotcomdistribution.com

Maria is one of the original founders of Dotcom Distribution and plays an integral role in developing and defining all aspects of its business. In her role as CEO she is responsible for providing strategic leadership, establishing long-range goals and developing strategies for the senior leadership team. Maria works closely with the leadership team to develop and enforce procedures that will improve the overall effectiveness of the corporation. During her tenure at Dotcom she has developed an environment of continual improvement by supporting the entire organization on continuous process, space, labor, automation and financial best practices.

3 New Year’s Resolutions for Retailers

| Maria Haggerty

For those retailers looking to grow rapidly in 2015, meeting and exceeding revenue goals should be a deliberate process. Here’s a guide to quickly analyzing and correcting issues related to logistics that can result in an improved operations experience.

Enterprise Resource Planning, OMS, order management system, warehouse management system, WMS, ERP

What Growing Companies Need in a Logistics Provider

| Maria Haggerty

While growth requires some element of change, there’s something to be said for working with a logistics provider that grows with the company and whose processes are flexible enough to accommodate increased demand. Here are the traits companies need to seek out in logistics partners.

3 Steps to Prep for Dads and Grads

| Maria Haggerty

Customer behavior during the summer holidays is quite different from the winter and Christmas shopping season. While this can present a challenge for retailers, it’s also a great opportunity to connect with new shoppers and build customer loyalty. Here are 3 steps retailers can take to ensure they are ready for graduations and Father’s Day.

Omnichannel, omnichannel operations, omnichannel retail, retail inventory management, inventory management, reverse logistics, buy online pickup in store

The Key to Omnichannel Success: A Strong Logistics Strategy

| Maria Haggerty

Consumers want more flexibility in shipping and fulfillment, including the ability to select delivery dates and times, and to reroute packages based on personal preferences. With consumers placing a heavy emphasis on shipping in retail decision-making, it’s critical for retailers to explore new ways to leverage logistics strategy as a driver of omnichannel success.

Warehouse/Distribution Center, distribution center, fulfillment center, Walmart, QVC, Simon & Schuster, FedEx, Urban Outfitters, Conn's HomePlus

3 Must-Haves for a Successful Try-Before-You-Buy Policy

| Maria Haggerty

At-home try-on merchants such as Warby Parker mitigate many of the uncertainties and anxieties around purchasing online, but pose significant logistic and fulfillment challenges for retailers. Before offering try-before-you-buy, it’s important to understand the logistic and fulfillment implications associated with these types of policies. Here are three key tips you need to master in order to be a successful free, at-home try-on policy.

Your Shipping and Fulfillment Holiday Checklist

| Maria Haggerty

The more time and energy you invest in planning your holiday shipping and fulfillment strategy, the more effective your brand will be in delivering the type of customer experience that will keep shoppers coming back in 2014. While it’s too late to effectively change your retail agenda through the end of the year, here is a list things you can focus on from now through Christmas.