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.
Amazon will increase the number of robot workers in its fulfillment centers from 1,000 to 10,000. Here’s more on Amazon’s increased use of Kiva Systems’ technology, and what it will mean for its human workforce.
Customer behavior during the summer holidays is quite different from the winter and Christmas shopping season. While this can present a challenge for retailers, it’s also a great opportunity to connect with new shoppers and build customer loyalty. Here are 3 steps retailers can take to ensure they are ready for graduations and Father’s Day.
E Smith Realty Partners has recently secured a 743,600-square-foot lease with The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. for a direct-to-consumer fulfillment center in West Jefferson, OH.
Overstock.com CEO Patrick M. Byrne made the announcement at the company’s annual partner conference.
Innotrac’s new facility is located in Romeoville, IL, a suburb of Chicago. The multi-client facility is 400,000 square feet in size, and will open early this summer.
In addition to ecommerce fulfillment and customer care, Innotrac will provide several customized solutions for Wilsons Leather, including multiple platform order processing and data conversion.
The new fulfillment center is located in Mount Juliet, TN, and provides a more centralized location and faster transit times for Birchbox customers across the U.S.
How are shippers preparing for Holiday 2014? What systems are they looking to add in the fulfillment center? And do merchants really think Amazon has little effect on their business? These questions and more are answered in Multichannel Merchant’s MCM Outlook 2014 report on Operations & Fulfillment.
Returns, shipping and delivery, fulfillment, contact centers and more are covered in the latest edition of Multichannel Merchant.