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
Omni-Channel: Shoppers’ Expectations, Retailers’ Responsibilities
Consumers’ high expectations for seamless shopping and fulfillment experiences are putting unprecedented pressure on retailers to perform.
Automation Key For The Omni-Channel SMR
An inventory and order management system helped a specialty retailer automate its processes and strengthen its mom-and-pop personal appeal.
Order Fulfillment Meets Personalization
Adore Me grew its revenue more than 300% in 2014, in part from the help of its new distribution and logistics provider.
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.
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.
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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.
Island Pacific Replenishment 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. Making the right merchandising decisions, driving revenue and managing inventory requires an integrated, accurate, fullfeatured retail system.
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EDI Logistics Customers today require more from their logistics provider. Technology solutions that process EDI data, as well as provide visibility to product movement, are becoming a critical part of customer service.
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
Best Practices Of Shopping Mall Analytics At Mandalay Bay
See how shopping mall analytics data from ShopperTrak helped to change the operation of the Shoppes at Mandalay Place.
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.