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Outsourcing and OMS: When Does It Make Sense?

| Steve Congro

Whether they’re shopping from a smartphone, PC, an in-store kiosk or a catalog, today’s consumers expect a seamless experience across channels and devices. The delivery of that optimal omnichannel customer experience requires a robust order management system (OMS). Here are four questions to think about when deciding whether outsourcing your order management system makes sense for your business.

9 Mistakes to Avoid in Your ERP or OMS Selection

| Curt Barry

Studies show that more than 50% of all ERP and OMS systems are not installed on time and within budget. A significant number of companies spend 8 to 12 months after go live adapting to the new system. What are some of the mistakes that lead to poor ERP or OMS implementations? Here are 9 mistakes to avoid in order to increase your chances of success.

The Perfect Customer Order Demands Perfect Execution

| Allison Manetakis

To execute the perfect customer order, your order management solution must deliver what customers now expect – the omnichannel experience of buy anywhere, fulfill anywhere and return anywhere. Otherwise, they’ll quickly find somewhere else where they can get that experience.

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Creating a Winning Omnichannel Experience

| MCM Staff

How do you deliver a seamless omnichannel experience and avoid margin erosion? In this new video from Multichannel Merchant, Radial executive John Byrde provides insights and tips that can help you achieve both.

eBay Expands Inventory Exposure with New Partnership

| MCM Staff

SellerActive, cloud-based inventory management and repricing solution for online sellers, has announced a partnership with eBay to provide online sellers an opportunity to expand inventory exposure. See what this means for eBay sellers.

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Overcoming Order Fulfillment Burden with Warehouse Execution Systems

| Dave Williams

While there are many order fulfillment tools available, ranging from manual, to automated, to a mix of both, warehouse execution systems are emerging as the solution of choice for many leading manufacturing and distribution companies. Here’s a look at how a WES can address your order fulfillment challenges.

Ron Jon, Purdys Chocolatier, to Launch New Ecommerce Sites

| Tim Parry

Aptos announced at IRCE 2016 that Ron Jon Surf Shop and Purdys Chocolatier will launch new ecommerce sites with order management systems through its platforms. Here’s a look at the unique needs of the two very different merchants, and why Aptos was able to provide both with solutions that best fit their customers’ needs.

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Erik Caldwell of Hudson’s Bay Company Talks “All-Channel”

| Mike O'Brien

Erik Caldwell, senior vice president of logistics and supply chain for Hudson’s Bay Company, was featured in Multichannel Merchant’s April 2016 cover story talking about his role there, industry trends and the company’s acquisition of Gilt. In this excerpt from the Q&A, see what Caldwell has to say about the impact of omnichannel or “all-channel” on the retail world.