Newsletter | May 29, 2019

05.29.19 -- Cornerstone Technologies For Retail IT Digital Transformation

Retail Supply Chain Insights
Cornerstone Technologies For Retail IT Digital Transformation
Guest Column | By Alan Conboy, Scale Computing

By 2020, customer experience will overtake price and product as the key brand differentiator, motivating many retailers to turn to IT digital transformation technologies like hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI), edge computing, and the Internet of Things (IoT). These technologies can help retailers prepare for dramatic changes in buyer behaviors and support a more flexible, reliable, secure, scalable, and resilient in-store infrastructure.

How The Digital Revolution Is Helping Replace Aging Trucks
Guest Column | By Brian Holland, Fleet Advantage

Many industry firms made purchase orders of trucks en masse and drove them for anywhere between five and 10 years of service, or even longer, as a way to squeeze every penny out of the truck’s usage. However, what firms of all sizes are beginning to realize is that this acquisition strategy is not as cost-effective compared to operating trucks at a shorter lifecycle.

Why Demand For In-Store Pickup Is On The Rise
White Paper | Radial

Radial surveyed 3,000 consumers in the U.S., U.K., and Canada to better understand issues relating to e-commerce order fulfillment and delivery. The results found that consumers are raising questions about a variety of fulfillment-related issues including the cost, speed, reliability, and eco-friendliness of the fulfillment process.

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Exploring The True Value Of Order Management Systems
White Paper | Radial

To keep pace with growing consumer expectations, retailers must be equipped with modern order management systems that greatly expand their fulfillment capabilities. However, many still lag behind.

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