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Category: Retail Logistics

Take Command of Demand with Retail Solutions

Also listed in: 3PL, E-Commerce

Consumer purchases used to be limited to what retailers had on their shelves. E-commerce means everything is in stock, and retailers are shifting gears to chase demand. Learn how retailers can optimize their supply chains by working with providers to craft timely forecasts, identify efficiency improvements and modify plans as needed using diverse services and technologies

Parcel Cargo Chains Coming of Age

Also listed in: Expedited Ground, Last Mile/Final Mile

Consumers are shopping from merchants around the globe on their smartphones and other devices at the click of a button. Cargo chains are emerging to facilitate and accelerate cross-border last-mile parcel deliveries. The challenge for retailers and supply chain partners is making them seamless to end consumers. Our latest eBook, “Parcel Cargo Chains Coming of Age,” shines a light on building a solid cargo chain.

Omnichannel Retailers Delivering from the Endless Aisle 

Also listed in: Last Mile/Final Mile, Parcel

Trying to improve delivery and control the cost of “free shipping,” logistics professionals are implementing omnichannel shipping strategies that deliver from inventory sources closer to their customers, creating an endless aisle. This means a boon for local delivery service providers, and more to manage for shippers. Our latest eBook, “Omnichannel Retailers Delivering from the Endless Aisle,” delivers the ins-and-outs of shipping from the endless aisle.

How Does Your Returns Process Affect Your Retail Business?

Also listed in: E-Commerce, Reverse Logistics

E-commerce has changed the way consumers shop and put a completely new spin on retail. To differentiate themselves in an ever-competitive market, retailers have chosen to focus on making the returns process faster and easier for consumers. But is it working? Inbound Logistics Publisher Keith Biondo, sits down with Brian Bourke of SEKO Logistics to talk about the new retail landscape and how to have many happy returns.

How to Prepare Your 3PL for the Holidays

Also listed in: 3PL, E-Commerce

The months leading up to the holiday season can be among the busiest times of year for your 3PL warehouse. Taking the time to ensure your operations are in good shape can provide you with the opportunity to prove how valuable you are to your customers when they need it most. This ebook outlines necessary key steps to optimizing the momentum of the holiday season, including: securing your customer connections, tuning up your e-commerce engines, stepping up your fulfillment game, and locking down your partner relationships. Download this free ebook to learn how your 3PL can get a jump-start on preparing for the holiday rush.

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The Retailer's Guide to Vendor Compliance and Reducing Chargebacks 

Also listed in: Vendor Compliance

With increasing demands from retail buyers, this whitepaper is aimed at providing tips and best practices that shippers can utilize to help avoid delivery and compliance mishaps. You'll learn several key practices that you can put into action immediately to help boost your ability to meet your retail vendor's compliance requirements. From coordinating warehousing and production to knowing what to ask of your carrier, become empowered to ship retail without the worry of incurring costly chargebacks and fees.

3 Keys of Direct-to-Consumer Success

Also listed in: 3PL, Fulfillment

What are the three keys to direct-to-consumer success, and why do they matter? Download this whitepaper now to discover: How the three keys work together to help you deliver a great brand experience, from online to on-time delivery; the two most inportant questions you should ask your 3PL about how it manages your online orders; the two essential qualities your 3PL must have to ensure same-day fulfillment of every order; and the single most important tool your 3PL needs to select the most cost-effective shipping method for on-time delivery.

Should Your E-Commerce Website Offer Free Shipping?

Also listed in: 3PL

As much as people enjoy the convenience of being able to shop online, most don't want to wait long or spend much to get their goods delivered. Amazon and other big box retailers have created an environment where free, quick shipping is now the norm. Shipping is a factor for any online retailer, and approaching it in the wrong way may end up costing you.

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How to Reduce Chargebacks in Your Vendor Compliance Program

Also listed in: Vendor Compliance

Retailer chargeback penalties for non-compliant shipments are a profit-draining reality for many consumer goods manufacturers. Companies with the will and the resources to prevent and refute chargebacks can avoid hundreds of thousands, even millions, in lost profit. This paper provides background on the origins and rationale for chargebacks, followed by a 7-step process for avoiding or overturning these costly penalties.

Digital Editions

July 2019 Cover

Full Digital Issue

July 2019

(245 pages • 40.1 MB PDF)

January 2019 Cover

Full Digital Issue

January 2019

(436 pages • 131.4 MB PDF)

2019 Logistics Planner Cover

Digital Edition

2019 Logistics Planner

(121 pages • 31.1 MB PDF)

Top 100 3PL Providers Cover

Digital Edition

Top 100 3PL Providers

(19 pages • 0.81 MB PDF)

2019 Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards Cover

Digital Edition

2019 Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards

(8 pages • 1.1 MB PDF)