In order to focus completely on its ecommerce Speed Commerce has completed the sale of its legacy distribution business segment to WYNIT Distribution, LLC.
While the Chinese ecommerce market is growing wildly, getting goods there can prove tricky, attendees were told at Multichannel Merchant’s Growing Global conference.
Incoming UPS CEO David Abney said the company has to focus on growing international economies, better use technology and keeping the focus on employees.
While growth requires some element of change, there’s something to be said for working with a logistics provider that grows with the company and whose processes are flexible enough to accommodate increased demand. Here are the traits companies need to seek out in logistics partners.
Accellos and HighJump Software merged this week, driven by omnichannel demand.
The purchase of Aspen builds on Plainfield, IN-based IDS’s strategy in e-fulfillment to serve 90% of the US with 2-day ground service, a critical component in the rapidly expanding ecommerce market.
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.
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.
FedEx reported revenue was up 4% and net income up 141% for the fourth quarter ended May 31.