FEATURED FULFILLMENT / DELIVERY CONTENT
Holiday Prep For Peak Order Volumes
Okay, I know its March and the holidays are a long way off (or thankfully far behind), but it’s a well-known fact that the holidays are a key two-month time period for the retail industry.
How does Santa fulfill the wishes of his constantly expanding customer base? Every Christmas Eve, once the children are asleep, Santa Claus executes an omni-channel fulfillment strategy that astounds retailers around the world. To overcome challenges, he needs a solution that tracks orders, directs in-store picking, and packages gifts for drop-off on time.
Most e-commerce businesses start small, fulfilling orders manually and handling growth by adding staff, shifts and storage space. This can work for a while, but with increased success comes more order volume, more lines per order, more complexity and the inevitable need to add fulfillment automation.
Most e-commerce businesses start small, fulfilling daily orders using manual processes and handling growth by simply adding more staff, more shifts and more storage.
Selecting a Web platform can be a daunting part of the e-commerce process. It is one that requires a marriage of functionality, design, and budget. Since the design of the website is such a visible representation of the brand, much effort is usually put into selecting the Web platform and designing the site. However, in the process of building the site, often less time and thought is put into the actual order management and hand shake points between the various software systems that will drive the e-commerce engine.
ARTICLES FROM INTEGRATED SOLUTIONS FOR RETAILERS
Big Benefits In Warehouse Automation
BHFO moved to a warehouse more than double the size of the original to accommodate orders and turned to warehouse automation to increase pick speed and accuracy.
Supply Chain Visibility Critical To Omni-Channel Ops
Visibility enables seamless shopping experiences and provides tools to track vendor performance.
Stein Mart Masters Returns Management
After a major returns fraud bout with an ORC ring, Stein Mart put data and analytics behind its returns policies and reduced its shrink rate to less than one percent of sales.
“Any-Channel” Commerce Drives 82% Transaction Growth
Transaction volume and a host of other key commerce metrics skyrocketed after high-end outdoor apparel retailer Ibex implemented a new retail commerce suite.
Home Hardware Streamlines Buying Through Inventory Visibility
The Canadian co-op is able to reduce excess inventory by 10% through the implementation of a new replenishment system.
Island Pacific Global Retail Supply Chain Solutions In an ever competitive and changing retail landscape the key to success is having the right product, at the right time and in the right place across multiple-channel touch points.
Perfect Pick was Engineered to Simplify Order Fulfillment Technology. Perfect Pick is truly unique. Perfect Pick’s “one touch” design is based on a single automated component – the iBOT. Perfect Pick does not require lifts, conveyors, or multiple transfer points, which add complexity to the system. By eliminating these additional touch points and by streamlining the picking process, Perfect Pick increases throughput and results in a more reliable and cost effective system.
EDI Compliance Vendor Enablement Organizations have a variety of EDI initiatives that impact the supply chain. These include enabling non–compliant EDI vendors, introducing new EDI documents, testing upgrades to existing EDI procedures, expanding current relationships, and more.
EDI POS Intelligence Business intelligence is a critical component for better decision making within any organization. DiCentral™ delivers a robust, cost effective solution that provides analyzed sales data quickly to your company.
Gryphon I GBT4400 2D General Purpose Handheld Area Imager Bar Code Reader With Bluetooth® Wireless Technology With rich feature sets, the Gryphon™ product series from Datalogic Scanning represents the premium level of data collection equipment for general purpose applications.
EDI Compliance China The rate of direct import business is rising dramatically, with large enterprise as the driving force behind the trend. DiCentral’s advanced technology makes it possible for your company to easily exchange critical supply chain information with overseas manufacturers.
FULFILLMENT / DELIVERY NEWS
Dydacomp Announces Corporate Name Change To Freestyle Solutions
Dydacomp, the leading provider of inventory and order management solutions to growing small and mid-sized retailers and etailers, announced recently that it is changing its corporate name to Freestyle Solutions to reflect its broader commitment to its cloud-based eCommerce platform.
FULFILLMENT / DELIVERY MULTIMEDIA
Focus On Flexibility For Goods-To-Person Item Picking
When it comes to investing in an automated order fulfillment solution to boost DC and warehouse efficiency, will the technology be flexible enough to support the changes that will undoubtedly impact the business in the future? In Part 3 of our podcast series with Jeff Hedges, president material handling at OPEX Corporation, he explains why savvy retailers favor a flexible goods-to-person (GTP) solution that easily adapts to changes in storage capacity, throughput capacity, and more — with very little down time.
Turning 2014's Holiday Spending Habits Into 2015 Revenue
What holiday shoppers “said” they’d do vs. what actually happened in 2014. This webcast will highlight the Retail Holiday spending habits from a survey-based study by Edison Research and the Oracle Marketing Cloud.