Locus Robotics

April 4, 2016




Locus Robotics Looks to Fill Market Gap Left by Kiva

[caption id="attachment_82642" align="alignright" width="300"] A Locus Robotics unit in action (contributed photo)[/caption]

Andover, MA-based Locus Robotics, a company spun out of third-party logistics provider Quiet Logistics, has begun production and implementation of a DC-based order fulfillment robot …

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In Automation, Fulfillment

Operations Summit 2016

April 4, 2016




Operations Summit Will Help With Your Systems, Fulfillment Strategies

I go to lots of conferences, but for me, the Operations Summit is the most helpful to our clients and our consulting practice at F. Curtis Barry & Company. Why? It is dedicated exclusively to improving direct-to-customer and omnichannel operations, presenting …

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In Blog, Fulfillment

Omnichannel, omnichannel fulfillment, omnichannel retail, omnichannel operations, ecommerce, retail ecommerce, Amazon, Amazon.com

August 5, 2015




Why Retailers are Slow to Go Omnichannel

While at IRCE 2015, I sat down with MarketLive founder and CEO Ken Burke to talk, basically, about the state of the ecommerce industry… and I steered away from the prepared list of questions to get his thoughts on omnichannel.

First, …

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In Blog, customer experience

April Fools

April 1, 2016




Week in Review: It’s April, Fools!

Trader Joe’s is closing all its stores, and the sky is falling. April Fools’ Day came one day early for fans (like me) of the specialty grocer. But the joke was on Yahoo News, which posted the faux Trader Joe’s …

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In News, PR Newswire

ecommerce fulfillment, ecommerce operations, order management system

July 27, 2015




Understanding the 8 Stages of the Omnichannel Order Lifecycle

In a complex, omnichannel environment, retailers must address new questions such as what kind of investment in omnichannel makes sense, and how it will impact the bottom line. To determine the optimal approach and pinpoint opportunities for accelerated growth, savings …

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In Automation, Blog

Warehouse/Distribution Center, order management system, ERP, operations and fulfillment, system integration, VAR

March 28, 2016




How to Achieve Warehouse Efficiency Through Vendor Compliance

Reducing time to customer in this “point, click, deliver” world starts with receiving inbound product ready to ship. Many companies have serious problems efficiently processing inbound receipts in a timely fashion. As a result they often incur higher warehouse costs …

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In Blog, Drop Shipping

lenscrafters-300

March 25, 2016




Why LensCrafters Creates a Single View of its Customer

Omnichannel has become a huge initiative for retailers, and personalization allows merchants like LensCrafters to better tailor content for each individual customer.

Samantha Sakemiller, Senior Director of Omnichannel for LensCrafters, says her company has a single view of its customer. …

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In Omnichannel, Personalization

March 23, 2016




Finalists Announced for 2016 Excellence in Customer Experience Awards

Multichannel Merchant has announced finalists for the second annual Excellence in Customer Experience Awards, being presented on April 14 in a luncheon ceremony at the fifth annual Operations Summit in Cincinnati, OH. The awards were established to recognize retailers at the …

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customer-experience-awards

March 23, 2016




Bonobos, Fossil, Lowe’s Lead 2016 Excellence in Customer Experience Awards Finalists

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Multichannel Merchant today announced it has selected finalists for its annual Excellence in Customer Experience Awards. Data from eBay Enterprise + Innotrac’s SmartHub benchmarking study was used to identify the top performers in …

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In News, PR Newswire

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