Inventory ARCHIVE

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.

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.

Walmart to Open New Ecommerce Distribution Center in Indiana  Jun 20, 2014 10:13 AM By Mike O'Brien

Walmart will open a 1.2 million sf distribution center in Indiana by 2015 that will distribute goods to more than 160 million people in two days or less.

GNC Executive: Work Closer with Carriers to Avoid Holiday Shipping Issues in 2014  Jun 13, 2014 7:03 PM By Mike O'Brien

A GNC executive told retailers at IRCE 2014 how they could avoid a repeat of holiday shipping delays in 2014.

The Gap Between Customer Expectations, Retailer Reality in Omnichannel  Jun 10, 2014 1:22 PM By Mike O'Brien

Forrester found that 71% of consumers expect to view in-store inventory online, and 50% of them expect to buy products online and pick them up in store.

3 Tips for Cutting Ecommerce Subscription Order Fulfillment Costs  Jun 05, 2014 5:15 PM By Stephen Bulger

Ecommerce subscription programs can be a terrific benefit for online merchants, leading not only to recurring orders but also a streamlined order fulfillment process.

Shoe Carnival to Roll out Ship-From-Store  Jun 04, 2014 3:52 PM By Mike O'Brien

Shoe Carnival said its transition from 3PL to ship-from-store is foundational in terms of its overall omnichannel strategy.

Warehouse Management Systems, Warehouse Control Systems: Partners in Distribution Efficiency  Jun 03, 2014 12:12 PM By MCM Staff

Experts in operations and fulfillment agree there is a place for both warehouse management systems (WMS) and warehouse control systems (WCS).

Genesco Focusing on Omnichannel Rollouts, Growth  Jun 02, 2014 5:10 PM By Mike O'Brien

Genesco said it plans to implement several aspects of its omnichannel strategy later this year, seeing it as a significant growth area.

Home Depot to Roll Out New Order Management System  May 28, 2014 5:37 PM By Mike O'Brien

Home Depot announced on its Q1 earnings call that it plans to roll out a new Order Management System across its U.S. supply chain by the end of 2014.






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