Up to 30 percent of e-commerce orders shipped to customers wind up coming back. Here's how smart retailers box up their reverse logistics strategies.
For logistics and manufacturing companies, the Sunshine State is the place to grow.
Using technology to gain a clear view into your supply chain can both wipe out costs and pour revenue to your bottom line.
Economic development partners collaborate to create incentive packages tailored to each company's needs.
After Carter's implements a cloud-based platform, inventory management and supply chain visibility become child's play.
Jim Barnes did not have a mentor at the start of his career. "No one taught me how to become a leader," recalls Barnes, chief executive officer of enVista, an Indianapolis-based supply chain consultancy and software firm.
Erik Snyder, president of North America supply and procurement with Diageo, oversees Diageo's end-to-end supply chain and procurement operation in North America, including sourcing raw materials, distillation, manufacturing, packaging, planning, and customer service.
The war between the retail/e-commerce customer experience and increasing costs is heating up, thanks to the impact that rising transportation prices are having on the retail process. That trend plagues e-commerce players and retailers, both large and small.
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IT Matters: Logistics & Supply Chain Technology
Tech trends enable strategies that are reshaping global supply chains. These new technologies complement each other; used in combination they create synergies far beyond their individual impacts. Here are five key strategies that technologies of the near future will empower.
Risks and Rewards: Risk Management Strategies
No supply chain is immune from risk, and the farther a company's supply chain traverses the globe, the more opportunity for things to go awry.
Viewpoint: Logistics & Supply Chain Analysis
On-demand services are becoming so much a part of our daily lives that millennials can't imagine a world before Uber or Postmates. Now, on-demand service is becoming a reality in the logistics real estate sector.
As your suppliers and customers become more geographically diverse, more of your supply chain and customer experience depends on moving shipments through Customs accurately and without delay.
Organizations must have the right processes and strategies in place in order to access that data, analyze it, and then make it actionable.
Cross-brand collaborations seem to be everywhere right now. But why the sudden explosion in collaborations? And why do brands do it?
When faced with the logistical dilemma created by the truck driver shortage, increased traffic, and the increase from retail to e-commerce, challenges can't be fixed by doing what's always been done.
Supply chains should allocate product across today's complex omni-channel networks to fulfill customer demand.
SEKO Logistics helped virtualization technology company Sphere 3D Corp. gain global visibility and reduce warehousing and logistics costs.
With an integrated TMS platform, customers can feel confident that they will get a variety of shipping options and correct pricing based on where they are shipping to.
In recent years, a rise in e-commerce sales has led to an increase in the amount of items returned. This increase in returns creates a challenging situation for retailers and an opportunity for their 3PL providers.
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