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Operations Summit 2017 Call for Speakers Now Open  Jul 25, 2016 2:59 PM By Mike O'Brien

Are you an industry professional with a great merchant story to tell that will educate and inform your peers? Come share your insights at Operations Summit 2017, March 27-29 in in Pittsburgh – the only conference exclusively about direct-to-customer and omnichannel operations. Send us your proposed session topic and speakers by Sept. 30 for consideration.

Ecommerce Growth Leading to Tighter Distribution Center Availability  Jul 21, 2016 12:40 PM By Mike O'Brien

Ecommerce growth is fueling a tight market for distribution and fulfillment center space, as merchant companies look to expand networks to meet the demand. See which markets are seeing the greatest demand, and

The 3 Key Principles of a Seamless Supply Chain  Jul 15, 2016 9:59 AM By Salim Shaikh

Forward-thinking retailers are tasked with delivering a unified omnichannel experience that accommodates customers’ rapidly changing preferences while also meeting investors’ constant expectations. To do this they need to embrace the 3 tenets of a seamless retail supply chain. Learn what they are and how you can apply them.

SMB Ecommerce Shippers Diversifying Carrier Services  Jul 14, 2016 10:50 AM By Mike O'Brien

SMB online retailers are using multiple carriers to get better pricing and eliminate the risk of keeping all their eggs in one basket, according to a new study from Accenture. See what carrier capabilities are most critical to them, and what they’re looking for in terms of cross-border services.

3 Inventory Management Principles Ecommerce Companies Shouldn’t Ignore  Jul 11, 2016 10:25 AM By Maria Haggerty

Despite the importance of properly managing inventory, it is estimated that nearly half of small businesses fail to track it, even though it should be the number one priority. So what does winning inventory management look like? Here are 3 guiding principles for you to follow.

Apple Wins Award for Best Shipping and Delivery Experience  Jul 11, 2016 9:33 AM By Mike O'Brien

With expectations so high and pressure to consistently delight a daily reality, shipping and delivery is a huge component of the overall customer experience. So being atop the industry in this category is no small feat. Find out what Apple did to win the 2016 Excellence in Customer Experience award at Operations Summit for best shipping and delivery experience.

PetSmart Selects OMS from Manhattan Associates for Omnichannel  Jul 08, 2016 11:05 AM By MCM Staff

PetSmart has selected an enterprise Order Management System (OMS) to help fuel its omnichannel operations, including it additional ecommerce platforms such as Pet360.com and PetFoodDirect.com. See how the system will help PetSmart get orders to online shoppers when and how they want them, enabling new features such as subscription and customized home delivery services.

Honeywell to Acquire Automation Provider Intelligrated for $1.5B  Jul 05, 2016 11:49 AM By MCM Staff

Honeywell plans to acquire warehouse automation provider Intelligrated for $1.5 billion. See more details about this major transaction.

Amazon Dash Adds 50 New Buttons, Expands Categories  Jun 28, 2016 11:04 AM By Mike O'Brien

Amazon announced another expansion of its Amazon Dash Button program, adding more than 50 new brands and increasing the total to more than 150. With the program, Amazon is bringing a growing assortment of popular consumer packaged goods sold at its marketplace into the realm of simplified, push button fulfillment gratification.

How Your Ecommerce Operations Have Benefited from the Amazon Effect  Jun 24, 2016 10:39 AM By Mike DeFabis

Since Amazon was founded in 1994, they have revolutionized the way people purchase products. Consumers have moved from having to go to traditional retail stores to now having the power to purchase anything and everything right from their mobile device. Not only can you purchase anything, but you can also have it delivered in several […]






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