Multichannel Merchant O+F Advisor Operations & Fulfillment Strategies & Tactics

week of 02/17/2016
9 Ways Procedures and Documentation Improve ERP System Use
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard “This ERP system’s design is intuitive!” as an excuse for not writing procedures. These systems are so intuitive that management can’t seem to use them. Maybe it’s intuitive for Windows-based systems to some degree in terms of navigation and functions. Or it’s intuitive for those under 30 that have far more PC and web browser skills than mature workers. To help alleviate these issues, here's a checklist of 9 action steps to take that will help ensure a smooth ERP system upgrade. …»
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Merchant Execs to Cover Trends, Best Practices at Operations Summit
What if you could create a dream team of top direct-to-customer and ecommerce operations executives, putting all their experience, brainpower and industry knowledge into one room to generate ideas that will help you grow your business and make it run more efficiently? The good news is you can relax as the heavy lifting has already been done for you - at Operations Summit 2016, April 12-14 …»
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Dragon Boat: The Next Cross-Border Disrupter?
Bloomberg News unveiled Amazon's secret and elaborate plans to launch a new venture called Global Supply Chain by Amazon, and it looks like it could be a disrupter for cross-border ecommerce. Here's a look at what Amazon's Dragon Boat could mean for the global ecommerce industry. …»
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Retail Imports to Grow 4.5% in the First Half of 2016
Retail imports based on cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to decline year-over-year for the next few months but the first half of the year should still amount to a 4.5% increase compared with the same period last year, according to the National Retail Federation. At the same time, import volumes are returning to West Coast ports after the labor issues that plagued the first half of 2015. Busy East Coast ports like New York and New Jersey saw large spikes in the double digits last year, as shippers sought alternate means to ensure product delivery, even if it meant significantly longer transit times.…»
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Free Returns Offered by More Merchants Than Ever
What were some of the major themes in handling holiday 2015 returns? Patrick Allard, VIce President of Sales and Business Development for Newgistics, recently spoke with Multichannel Merchant Senior Editor Mike O'Brien on what his company observed from working with its 450+ retail customers, including the growth in ecommerce returns processing and the impact of trends like free returns and other perks offered by retailers.…»
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