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Understanding Omnichannel Inventory Dynamics  Jun 29, 2014 7:55 AM By Ed Romaine

Inventory visibility has the effect of making the supply chain work to optimum efficiency, a critical element for omnichannel success. Here’s why you need to use detailed inventory information to create a model that optimizes your particular fulfillment operation.

Optimizing Omnichannel Order Picking and Fulfillment Operations  Jun 29, 2014 7:54 AM By Ed Romaine

Omnichannel is a studied approach to meet all of these customer expectations. In order to do so successfully, retailers must reevaluate their logistics business model by putting the focus on fulfilling more orders, faster throughput and lower costs. The first step in that process is understanding the trends that define the omnichannel marketplace.

Study: West Coast Port Strike Could Cost U.S. Economy $2.5B Per Day  Jun 27, 2014 3:43 PM By Mike O'Brien

A joint NRF/NAM study found a West Coast port strike could cost the U.S. economy up to $2.5 billion per day.

Why ShipStation Acquisition Bodes Well for Stamps.com  Jun 27, 2014 1:27 PM By Mike O'Brien

Investment advisory service The Motley Fool sees the recent acquisition of ShipStation by Stamps.com as a huge positive for the company.

Building Your Global Shipping and Distribution Strategy  Jun 27, 2014 11:27 AM By Daniela Forte

Want to learn how to build your global shipping and distribution strategy? You will want to attend a session on this important subject at Multichannel Merchant’s Growing Global conference on July 15 and 16 in Long Beach, Calif.

Study: 83% of Retail Execs Say Supply Chain Not Optimized  Jun 24, 2014 12:31 PM By Mike O'Brien

In a new study from PwC, commissioned by JDA Software, 83% of retail executives said their supply chains were not optimized for omnichannel.

eBay Enterprise Names IBM’s Hayman its New President  Jun 24, 2014 11:53 AM By Tim Parry

eBay Inc. has named Craig Hayman as president of its eBay Enterprise business. Hayman will report to eBay Inc. President and CEO John Donahoe.

World-Class Strategies for Sourcing Global Parcel Rates and Contracts  Jun 23, 2014 2:15 PM By Rob Martinez

The presentation, which is entitled Get It Delivered For Less: World-Class Strategies for Sourcing Global Parcel Transportation Rates & Contracts, provides advanced procurement strategies for shippers looking to reduce global parcel costs through contract negotiations.

FedEx Q4 Net Income Up 141%, Revenue Gains 4%  Jun 20, 2014 3:45 PM By Mike O'Brien

FedEx reported revenue was up 4% and net income up 141% for the fourth quarter ended May 31.

Jimmy Jazz Sees Successful Ecommerce Growth  Jun 20, 2014 1:41 PM By Daniela Forte

Since it began working with NetSuite, Jimmy Jazz has averaged 87% annual ecommerce growth over the past four years.






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