Retail Compliance Programs: How to Exceed Retailer Expectations

Talking Logistics

The retail industry is evolving and adapting to new consumer demands which is shifting the supply chain landscape. Retailers expect more supply chain visibility, shorter delivery times, and real-time connectivity from shippers and carriers. Robinson retail compliance

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3 Reasons to Use a 3PL For Retail Supply Chain

PLS Logistics

With increasing competition in the retail market, it has become very challenging for retailers to efficiently manage their supply chains. Blog retail retail logistics retail shipping retail supply chain supply chain supply chain management

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Shelf Level Visibility is Critical to Retail Supply Chain Excellence

Logistics Viewpoints

Retailers face some tough dilemnas. Growing reliance on direct store delivery holds fulfillment costs down, but DSD suppliers goals are not fully aligned with retailers. One thing is clear, retailers need better visibility to stock outs at the shelf level. Retail

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How digitalization ensures survival in physical retail

DELMIA Quintiq

Experts say that every second physical retailer is expected to shut down within the next 15 years. It’s no surprise then that customer expectations have risen steadily, and with them, the complexity of the retail sector. Customer loyalty is the decisive factor for physical retailers.

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End to End Supply Chain Visibility - Solving The Data Problem

Retailers and manufacturers. of that journey is the port, when actually, for the retailer, it's their distr ibution center. ClearMet al | Solving the Data Problem in Supply Chain Transformation ClearMetal is a predictive logistics company that uses AI to enable supply.

How a Leading Retailer is Using a Control Tower to Manage their Supply Chain

The Network Effect

How one of the largest retailers in Africa is using innovative technology to improve customer service while lowering supply chain. The post How a Leading Retailer is Using a Control Tower to Manage their Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect.

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Omnichannel Retail Requires Close Collaboration with Logistics Providers

Enterra Insights

The next time you feel the need to toast someone, raise your glass to all the supply chain professionals involved in omnichannel retail operations. John McAteer, Vice President of Sales, Retail, and Technology at Google, writes, “In retail, there’s no space for standing still. Empowered by mobile, people can get exactly what they want instantly and effortlessly, and they expect retailers to meet their needs faster than ever before.”[1] Omnichannel logistics challenges.

3 Ways 3PLs Can Streamline Your Logistics

Loftware

What does a 3PL bring to the logistics table? Supply Chain Retail Manufacturing Transportation & Logistics Logistics

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The Blurring Line Between Retail and Logistics

Elementum

That’s probably why some of the biggest companies in the world are moving beyond retail to establish their own logistics task forces. From Amazon to FedEx, the line between e-commerce retailer and logistics provider is blurring. How E-Commerce Brought Logistics From a Back-End Function to an Operational Powerhouse. Logistics has always been vital to the customer experience. These benefits haven’t escaped online retailers.

Legacy Retailers Taking the Fight to the Internet Retailers

Logistics Trends and Insights

You could not have missed the recent tit-for-tat announcements from the big brick and mortar retailers, like Walmart and Target. So in this edition of Point and Counterpoint, Dean and I will take a look at the latest news, the impact on retail and how the sector is responding.

Your Supply Chain Probably Has a Data Problem - Start There

The first challenge all shippers, including retailers, manufacturers, and 3PLs. Supply chain and logistics people spend. Today when supply chain and logistics teams are tasked.

Retail Compliance Programs: How to Exceed Retailer Expectations

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The retail industry is evolving and adapting to new consumer demands which is shifting the supply chain landscape. Retailers expect more supply chain visibility, shorter delivery times, and real-time connectivity from shippers and carriers. 5 ways to exceed retailer expectations.

Logistics Consolidation: Trends Arising From Consolidation of the Logistics Industry

Cerasis

Logistics consolidation will have a resounding effect on the industry in 2019. Logistics consolidation is a fancy way of describing the transition of shipping modes to accommodate available capacity. As a result of logistics consolidation. E-Commerce Logistics Freight Logistics

In Modern Retail Supply Chains, Visibility Matters

Loftware

What can make the retail supply chain quick and visible? Consumer Products Retail Labeling Track & Traceability Logistics

The Blurring Line Between Retail and Logistics

Elementum

That’s probably why some of the biggest companies in the world are moving beyond retail to establish their own logistics task forces. From Amazon to FedEx, the line between e-commerce retailer and logistics provider is blurring. How E-Commerce Brought Logistics From a Back-End Function to an Operational Powerhouse. Logistics has always been vital to the customer experience. These benefits haven’t escaped online retailers.

Removing the 3 Barriers to Building a Predictive Supply Chain

in Predictive Logistics ClearMetal Inc. ability to harness this data and efficiently execute global logistics remains challenging. final delivery, and from raw materials to retail store. logistics has remained elusive. Predictive Logistics is.

Which Industries Will Demand Greater Logistics Capabilities in 2019

Cerasis

economy, regardless of the slight shakeup at the end of 2018, alludes to a year in which logistics capabilities will expand. Consider these industries and areas of the economy where logistics capabilities will expand throughout 2019. Strong growth in the U.S.

So, what does sustainability in retail actually look like?

DELMIA Quintiq

To do so, I want to explain the ‘how’ behind some of the sustainability efforts I’ve seen in the retail industry recently, and hopefully embolden other companies to engage in similar efforts. Now, let’s dig into the details of the ‘how’ behind sustainability improvements in the retail space.

Why Mastering E-Commerce Shipping Strategies Will Help Retailers Avoid the “Retail Apocalypse”

Cerasis

The retail apocalypse has received plenty of attention over the past three years. Brick-and-mortar stores that understand the invaluable role of e-commerce in relation to omnichannel supply chain success can help retailers avoid the retail apocalypse. In a sense, the retail apocalypse, which some believe is all hype and not fact, is about comparing apples to oranges. An Effective E-Commerce Shipping Strategy Mitigates Losses From the “Retail Apocalypse.”

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When Retailers Face Recalls, Visibility Matters

Loftware

The complex, high-pressure nature of recalls demands unparalleled retail visibility. Supply Chain Retail Transportation & Logistics Track & Traceability

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Case Study-AO.com: retailing that delivers

BluJay Solutions

White goods and technology retailer AO.com has logistics front and centre of what it does: its delivery capability is built not just for its own operation but also set up for third parties. Read the full article at Internet Retailing. . In The News Internet Retailing

Deliver On-Time and In-Full with a Retail Consolidation Program

Talking Logistics

The pace of change in today’s retail environment is faster than ever. E-commerce and shifting, more demanding consumer behaviors have led retailers to tighten requirements for shippers across the board. Penalties for late or partial shipments are steep and can make or break a shipper’s relationship with a retailer. Shippers can mitigate this challenge with a retail consolidation program. So what is a retail consolidation program? Retail consolidation programs.

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Retail supply chain management and the rise of fast fashion

Kinaxis

However, when it comes to the efficiency of today’s retail supply chain management techniques, controversy is replaced by admiration as international clothiers boast operations efficient enough to accurately anticipate demand in one of the world’s most rapidly changing industries.

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Retailers’ Advantage Over Amazon

The Network Effect

Bowman at Supply Chain Brain has an interesting article on how retailers can take on Amazon, by using the one thing they have in their favor that Amazon lacks. The outsourcing of logistics is supposed to save businesses big money. Amazon’s latest gambit in its march toward world domination targets the acquisition of logistics assets. The post Retailers’ Advantage Over Amazon appeared first on The Network Effect. Robert J.

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Impact of Disruptive Trends on Logistics & Supply Chain Management Practices – The Retail Sector

Cranfield

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The Future of the Omnichannel Retail Supply Chain

The Network Effect

Jim Tompkins, CEO, Tompkins International, discusses the importance of a consumer-driven supply chain in terms of the biggest threats and opportunities to retailers today. And unfortunately, retailers need to work on several of those.

Reinventing Retail in a Multichannel World

Supply Chain @ MIT

The liquidation woes of Sears Holdings, owner of iconic retailer Sears and Kmart, underscore the dramatic decline in bricks-and-mortar retailing in the face of booming e-commerce sales and shifting consumer buying patterns.

This Week in Logistics News (June 18-22, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Shifting gears, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: CVS Adds Home Delivery With Help From Post Office (WSJ – sub. Nestlé and XPO Logistics Build a Digital Warehouse of the Future in the UK.

What Retailers Forget in Omnichannel

Veridian Solutions

More importantly, as few as 33% of retailers have accurate visibility into customer experiences, which might result from an inability to track customer purchases at brick-and-mortar stores, and more. This is another opportunity for retailers to improve. OmniChannel Retail omnichannel

Retail Internet Convergence

The Logistics of Logistics

Retail Internet Convergence is the explosive arrival and growth of mobile commerce that will have a significant impact on the way businesses are managed in the future, from revenue and logistics to the supply chain and bottom line. Keeping Logistics in Step with the Speed of Mobile.

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Three Key Trends In Logistics E-Commerce

Cerasis

With the increase in the popularity of e-shops and delivery companies, the logistics e-commerce business keeps growing. It faces more and more challenges, as the customers need companies to be quick and increase their logistics performance more than ever before. E-Commerce Logistics

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Leveraging Technology in the Retail Supply Chain

NC State SCRC

Companies in the retail sector are looking to automation, artificial intelligence, and other technological advancements to augment various sectors of their business. Technology is assisting retailers with creating a complete picture of their business operations, from the back-office, to the production center, to the sales floor. By adding in more technology, retailers improve not only their reporting abilities but also their customer’s experiences.

Dealing with Risk, Uncertainty and Tariffs: What the Recent Tariff Delay Means for Retailers

Supply Chain Nation

That’s sort of what retailers are going through right now with the whipsaw nature of the trade war with China. Soon after, realizing the damaging impact on retailers and consumers during the holiday shopping season, he backed the start date off to December 15.

Optimizing logistics: One wild ride

DELMIA Quintiq

In logistics, everyone has a plan. Some logistics professionals, though, ride the supply chain like a bucking bronco – hanging on for dear life, taking different twists and turns to avoid potential disaster when something goes wrong, and being proud that they made it through another day.

Solving Final Mile Logistics and Earning Customer Loyalty

Talking Logistics

All who think about logistics understand there is no such thing as free delivery but the customer-facing message is there will be no charge for delivery if they meet certain criteria such as: amount of purchase; type of delivery (e.g.

Surviving the Retail Apocalypse

Enterra Insights

By now, most people are aware of the spate of retailer bankruptcies and store closures referred to in the press as the Retail Apocalypse. “For years now,” writes Ryan Lester, Director of Customer Engagement Technologies at LogMeIn, “traditional retail stores have been under attack. In fact, over 3,800 stores closed in the US in 2018 alone and we saw some of our most cherished and longstanding retail brands close doors forever.”[1]

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Editor’s Choice: Seven Key Insights for Shippers on the “New Rules” of Retail

Logistics Viewpoints

It’s no secret that e-commerce has changed the landscape of B2C retail – but the ripple effect this evolution has wrought on supply chains, including those of B2B shippers, may be less apparent. The post Editor’s Choice: Seven Key Insights for Shippers on the “New Rules” of Retail appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Guest Commentary Retail e-commerce