Cross Border eCommerce – Key to Successful Entry in North America

Vinculum

When seller brands dream of penetrating the international e-commerce markets, they usually picture North America – and they have justifiable reasons for this: As of 2018, the average revenue per online shopper is the highest for the United States.

6 Strategies to Manage Amazon’s PII Changes

Unleashed

Before Amazon’s decision, a business using Fulfilled by Merchant (FBM) would automatically receive all order details into its inventory system. At Unleashed, we’ve seen suggestions online to download or print out customer information to refer to it later, which would increase the risk of that personal information not being secure. Business Tips Other Amazon good products multichannel North America UK

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6 Strategies to Manage Amazon’s PII Changes

Unleashed

Before Amazon’s decision, a business using Fulfilled by Merchant (FBM) would automatically receive all order details into its inventory system. At Unleashed, we’ve seen suggestions online to download or print out customer information to refer to it later, which would increase the risk of that personal information not being secure. Business Tips Other Amazon good products multichannel North America UK

Supply Chain Innovation: How to Build an Award-Winning Supply Chain

ToolsGroup

Last month, Lennox Residential was runner-up in the 2015 Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Supply Chain Innovation competition, arguably the top supply chain award in North America. Source: Supply Chain Digest.

Do You Have a Proactive Supply Chain Design or a Reactive One?

Talking Logistics

Thankfully, digitization of inventory and technology like real-time shipment tracking from 3PLs are taking the pinch out of switching for these companies. While civil unrest could slow down production or shipments in a foreign country, natural disasters can accomplish just as much shipping disruption in North America. Inventory age optimization, which pinpoints the risks of products aging out, perishing, or becoming otherwise unsalable through stagnation.

Retail Distribution Center Automation: 6 Factors to Consider

C3 Solutions

Download for later. Those DCs operate with 33 percent less inventory than conventional retailers and work towards a standard of orders being picked and packed within two hours of the customer clicking the 'buy now' button. [3]. This article is part of our Retail Program.

Good Safety is Good Business at the LogiChem 2015 Conference

CH Robinson Transportfolio

At LogiChem, attendees interacted through roundtables and panel discussions on topics that identified best practices around inventory and supply chain metrics, third party logistics provider (3PL) management, rail logistics strategy to combat the driver shortage dilemma, and a host of other topics.

Industry 4.0’s Potential Needs To Be Proven On The Shop Floor

IQMS

BDO is a leading provider of assurance, tax, and financial advisory services and is providing the report available for download here (PDF, 36 pp., Lower mid-market manufacturers say reducing inventory turnover is their biggest priority.

New Survey Says Alignment of Supply Chain and Business Strategies Is Critical to Success

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

From a global view, survey participants from North America believe their supply chains are of greater value to their companies than do the rest of the world. Click here to download the report and receive additional information.

Secret to Successful Operations Strategy Is Alignment with Business Strategy, According to Tompkins International

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

Companies need to think about how they can parallel their supply chain operations with their business strategies by evaluating their assets, locations, processes, people, technologies, and inventory policies. Strategy > Structure > Implementation.

Personalized, Multichannel Logistics Allows Companies to Customize Fulfillment and Delivery

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

Multichannel operations that are personalized will help to minimize labor costs, reduce inventory costs, and integrate an organization’s IT strategy.”. For more information or to download the paper, click here. . With headquarters in Raleigh, NC, Tompkins also has offices throughout North America and in Europe and Asia. Logistics operations need to be flexible and personalized to meet the expectations of today’s customers.

4 Use Cases of the IoT in Retail: Operations Transformed for Greater Efficiency and Profitability

Cerasis

Item-Level Tracking Will Enhance Inventory Management. Inventory management is among the most complex processes in any retail establishment. Inventory levels in the store dictate what gets reordered. The Internet of Things (IoT) is all around us.

26 warehouse pros reveal the most important factors to consider when moving to an automated warehouse

6 River Systems

Warehousing effectiveness depends upon the accuracy of the physical inventory in the warehouse with the respect to the inventory indicated in the computer system. This discrepancy between the physical and electronic inventories is dependent on the reliability of the warehouse processes.

Lull Case Study: Order Fulfillment that Doesn’t Keep You Up at Night

FLEXE

With FLEXE, Lull gained a software platform to manage inbound and outbound shipments while tracking real-time inventory levels across their FLEXE network of fulfillment centers. Lull uses FLEXE for order fulfillment to their customers.

On-Demand Warehousing Quarterly Pricing and Usage Report

FLEXE

The information in this report is based on data from our marketplace, which consists of more than 400 warehouse partners across North America.</p> </p> <h4>Types of warehouse space assessed</h4> <p>FLOOR: Pallet storage on the floor allows inventory to be more accessible, floor space is usually the most expensive of the three and may be required for large items, like mattresses.</p>

28 supply chain professionals share the biggest challenges of supply chain management

6 River Systems

Our supply chain involves a contract manufacturer, a third-party testing facility, warehouses to store inventory and a freighting company. University of North Texas. This way, companies can see how their new supplier performs without committing to their entire inventory.

New online insight hub revealed to increase intelligence resources for supply chain decision makers

EFT

Historically, we’ve done this through free to download whitepapers and reports but have increasingly looked to webinars where key decision makers and influential stakeholders can share best practice in their industry directly with the market between events as well. .

Three High-impact Areas and Easy Wins in Grocery Retail Supply Chains

RELEX Solutions

Take spoilage ; if your DC is holding stock with a rapidly diminishing shelf life, then allocating it to stores with high inventory turnover increases its chance of being sold within its ‘sell-by’ dates. On the flip side, stores with low inventory turnover should be allocated stock with the longest remaining shelf life to give them the best possible chance of selling it before it spoils. store/SKU) let you fine-tune inventory levels to avoid running out of stock or overstocking.

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26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

AI will be able to survey an area or room and create an accurate inventory in seconds, including weights and volumes, and determine damage on items. Companies can accurately forecast demand, timely order raw materials and manage inventory more efficiently.

The Cost of Delaying an ERP Upgrade

OptiProERP

Take a manufacturer that has revenue of $5 million and is turning over their inventory just 4 times a year. That means they are sitting on around $1 million of inventory, with 91 days of inventory on hand at an annual carrying cost of $200,000.