Perfect Pick® HD stands for "high density" and provides twice the storage of a single Perfect Pick® aisle without sacrificing throughput for storage capacity. With this increased aisle density, customers have greater flexibility to slot items across their warehouse, eliminating zones and streamlining their process. Learn more.
There is something almost quaint about the word "marketplace." It conjures up images of people hawking spices and fruit from busy stalls as pedestrians stroll past in a leisurely manner. Those days are almost entirely gone. Today's consumers typically aren't at a bazaar. Nor are they headed to a row of small shops on Main Street or driving out to the large suburban mall to window shop. Instead, an ever-increasing amount of the time, they are online.
During a period when the company was in the process of diversifying its China-centric sourcing base to other Asian countries, its leadership set objectives to meet growth targets while containing costs and reducing risk.
As consumer demand for e-commerce grows, true DCs are getting bigger and more plentiful while omni-channel merchants are stretching their fulfillment capacity by leveraging store networks. Both trends put strains on the systems that manage inventory in an omni-channel environment.
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.
For operational improvements such as inventory management, as well as more effective marketing and more varied, broad, and transparent access to the customer, predictive analytics can offer opportunities to retail companies across the board. Using predictive analytics can help businesses address specific goals; here we'll look at some ways it can be used to solve problems and create growth.