RETAIL SUPPLY CHAIN INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

  • 4 Ways To Address The Warehouse Labor Shortage
    4 Ways To Address The Warehouse Labor Shortage

    Automation and new recruitment/retention strategies can help address the supply chain labor crunch.

  • Mispicks: What They Really Mean For Your DC
    Mispicks: What They Really Mean For Your DC

    The cost of picking and shipping errors go far beyond returns processing. Here’s why.

  • 5 Surprising Ways Predictive Analytics Helps Retailers
    5 Surprising Ways Predictive Analytics Helps Retailers

    Modern retailers understand the core benefits of leveraging the power of Predictive Analytics and Artificial Intelligence. Predictive Analytics accounts for all of your company’s relevant data at a micro-level, identifies your business’ trends, opportunities, and influencing factors. It makes recommendations to retailers that will help them increase forecast accuracy, reduce inventory costs, increase in sales, and maintain high customer satisfaction levels.

  • Not All Demand Is True Demand

    For consumer goods companies with omnichannel sales, downstream demand is a key signal to consider when thinking about inventory allocation, new product launches, demand planning, and other decisions. However, not all downstream demand is created equal.

  • Taming The Chaos Of Reverse Logistics With Vision & Imaging Technology

    The increase in online shopping is creating chaos with returns. Learn how vision and imaging technology can improve reverse logistics for any size retailer today.

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RETAIL SUPPLY CHAIN WHITE PAPERS

  • Retailers Identify Keys To Successful Retail Delivery

    New research reveals that 88% of retailers with new supply chain initiatives said it has helped them exceed customer expectations; and 84% claim these efforts allow them to give customers more control over their shopping experiences.

  • Prepare For IoT's Disruption Of Customer Fulfillment And Collaboration

    "Internet of Things (IoT) endpoints are becoming ubiquitous thanks to a predicted compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 32% from 2016 through 2021, according to Gartner research published in December 2017. These endpoints have the potential to disrupt order-to-cash processes and will enable digital optimization by creating new ways to serve and collaborate with customers and channel partners." Despite the expected disruption, the new report also revealed that only 22% of respondents have already or are currently investing in IoT. "However, in terms of the dollar value of spend on supply chain IT, only 18% of budget spend is put toward supporting innovation and agility to transform operations and create sustainable advantage."

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RETAIL SUPPLY CHAIN PRODUCTS & SERVICES

  • Perfect Pick® HD Is High Density. High Throughput.
    Perfect Pick® HD Is High Density. High Throughput.

    A unique, robotic, goods-to-person order picking technology for warehouses and distribution centers.

  • Sure Sort™ Is Smart, Streamlined, Scalable Order Sortation
    Sure Sort™ Is Smart, Streamlined, Scalable Order Sortation

    Sure Sort™ is a robotic “each” or “piece” sorter that easily handles complex variables and delivers a wide variety of items into a compact array of order bin locations in a single pass.

  • Digitize Your Global Supply Chain
    Digitize Your Global Supply Chain

    The global supply chain is comprised of a set of complex business processes involving many players spread all over the world. An effective Global Trade Management (GTM) digital platform must be able to handle these diverse functions and be able to integrate well with both systems and people. A digital supply chain is an enabler of value. It will enable you to manage global risk; improve agility, speed and quality; and reduce costs in many areas of your operation. IDC predicts that, by 2020, digitally-mature companies will achieve $430 billion in productivity gains over their less-connected peers.

  • Global Sourcing
    Global Sourcing

    Retail buyers and merchandisers are continuously tasked with sourcing new merchandise and comparing to existing products to ensure their product lines remain competitive in the marketplace. With multiple seasons and programs to support, it is challenging to identify new supply sources, review new products with existing suppliers, negotiate contracts and confirm timely supplier production runs.

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