To avoid uncertainty and lessen the risk of disappointing customers, 30% of retailers opted not to provide a guaranteed shipping date for orders to arrive before Christmas 2017, according to a study conducted by Kurt Salmon, a unit of Accenture.
As happened with UPS but on a smaller scale, Canada Post customers have experienced issues with late deliveries this week as the national carrier has been impacted by residual effect of Cyber Week volume.
As organizations begin to strategize for the year ahead, retailers and consumer product companies looking to thrive in the digital era know it’s pivotal to incorporate new technologies into their business. Here is how organizations now have a 360-degree view of the supply chain.
One thing that both Amazon’s Prime Day and Singles Day have in common is their ability to orchestrate the shipping of over a billion digital purchases in a short, saturated amount of time. Here are several ways Amazon and Alibaba approach shipping.