This story explores some of the ways retailers use customer service to build customer loyalty, both in stores and in the e-commerce channel.
No matter how skilled or credentialed, today’s supply chain managers have a lot to learn–and a lot of ways to do so. With the marketplace growing more complex, continuing education professionals are introducing new programs and revising old standbys.
Grocers are working to satisfy consumers’ growing demand for rapid delivery of everything from apples to watermelon. To accomplish this, they’re educating personal shoppers, developing new technologies to handle the last mile of delivery, rethinking their distribution networks and inventory planning, and partnering with technology companies.
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Food services distributor Golden State Foods found the cold chain performance monitoring capabilities it needed to meet customer compliance requirements from fleet management solutions provider Coretex.
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Delighting convenience-seeking shoppers while still guaranteeing logistics efficiency starts with assessing retail shipments to orders ratio, or RSO.
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Shippers can mitigate supply chain fluctuations and disruptions by leveraging the expertise of 3PLs.
When first engaging in a partnership, shippers and their logistics providers identify a desired outcome and work collaboratively to deliver on those promises. In order to achieve the desired ROI and deliver on the promises made during the sales process, both parties need daily activities to align with that objective.