Retail SC Industry Insights

  1. 4 Ways To Address The Warehouse Labor Shortage
    10/11/2018

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

  2. Mispicks: What They Really Mean For Your DC
    10/11/2018

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

  3. Retail Stores Are Transforming Into Fulfillment Centers
    8/10/2018

    Converting retail stores into mini-fulfillment centers is a more cost-effective way to expand the distribution network using existing facilities that are already close to where customers live.

  4. Agents Or Automation: Here’s What Your Customers Told Us
    7/11/2018

    Customer service has become a key component of the overall customer journey, and more critically, customer lifetime value. Therefore, retailers need to invest in service options to provide choice and convenience to customers.

  5. 8 Must-Haves On Retailers’ Black Friday Shopping List
    7/2/2018

    The holiday rush will be here before you know it; take time now to ensure your DC — and workers — are properly equipped and trained.

  6. A CFO's Guide To Transforming The Global Supply Chain
    6/27/2018

    Digitizing the supply chain provides efficiency, reduces risk, and increases agility.

  7. 3 Tips For Getting Reverse Logistics Right
    6/13/2018

    Getting products out the door in a timely fashion isn’t the biggest struggle E-commerce retailers face, it’s dealing with the returns.

  8. 6 Tips For Reducing Warehouse Downtime
    6/13/2018

    In today’s just-in-time-shipping work environment, downtime and other productivity wasters must be minimized for a warehouse/DC company to survive.

  9. Why Retail Supply Chain Transformations Fail (And How You Can Beat The Odds)
    5/16/2018

    There's no small list of retailers who are struggling to keep up with the Amazon effect, but a closer look at why some fail and others prevail, should give retailers who are willing to embrace change some hope.

  10. The Brave New World Of Autonomous Transportation
    10/13/2017

    The mere mention of autonomous transportation still evokes images from sci-fi movies for some people. However, the reality is that this concept is not pie-in-the-sky talk — it’s really here. And it won’t be long before it’s mainstream. In fact, PwC’s 2017 Commercial Transportation Trends report revealed that 2016 was a breakout year for new technologies in the commercial transport industry, even while many companies still resisted them.