MULTICHANNEL MERCHANT » OPERATIONS & FULFILLMENT
UPS has explored varying global consumer preferences before the purchase, during checkout and delivery and post purchase.
Omnichannel commerce puts a premium on reducing the cost of order fulfillment while at the same time speeding up the fulfillment process. With automated storage and retrieval systems, this process reversed, with employees spending more time fulfilling orders.
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.
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.
A joint NRF/NAM study found a West Coast port strike could cost the U.S. economy up to $2.5 billion per day.
Investment advisory service The Motley Fool sees the recent acquisition of ShipStation by Stamps.com as a huge positive for the company.
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.
In a new study from PwC, commissioned by JDA Software, 83% of retail executives said their supply chains were not optimized for omnichannel.
eBay Inc. has named Craig Hayman as president of its eBay Enterprise business. Hayman will report to eBay Inc. President and CEO John Donahoe.
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.