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.
In a new study from PwC, commissioned by JDA Software, 83% of retail executives said their supply chains were not optimized for omnichannel.
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.
A GNC executive told retailers at IRCE 2014 how they could avoid a repeat of holiday shipping delays in 2014.
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.
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 said its transition from 3PL to ship-from-store is foundational in terms of its overall omnichannel strategy.
Experts in operations and fulfillment agree there is a place for both warehouse management systems (WMS) and warehouse control systems (WCS).
Genesco said it plans to implement several aspects of its omnichannel strategy later this year, seeing it as a significant growth area.
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.