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.
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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.
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.
GoECart has partnered with Bongo International to make global ecommerce easier and quicker for GoECart customers.
A GNC executive told retailers at IRCE 2014 how they could avoid a repeat of holiday shipping delays in 2014.
Shoe Carnival said its transition from 3PL to ship-from-store is foundational in terms of its overall omnichannel strategy.
Retailers must blend the physical and digital worlds into a seamless omnichannel experience to attract and retain today’s empowered shoppers.