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A No-Surprises Operations Budget For The Retail DC?
The modern era of omnichannel retailing delivered the death knell to your father’s retail distribution center. Too complex for the lift-truck-and-box-shuffle of yesteryear, today’s omnichannel retail environment demands sophisticated automation to meet the customer’s speed-and accuracy-of-fulfillment expectations.
Customs and other cross-border ship- ping issues can create challenges with getting products to global consumers. With expert guidance, retailers can navigate a shipping strategy that makes the e-commerce fulfillment experience seam- less for consumers around the block and around the world.
Okay, I know its March and the holidays are a long way off (or thankfully far behind), but it’s a well-known fact that the holidays are a key two-month time period for the retail industry.
In a world of constant connectivity, amidst the frantic pace of technological change for both consumers and retailers, today’s “flex shopper” has been born. This flex shopper is ruthlessly efficient, switching channels and devices to best suit personal convenience when evaluating and purchasing products. Information and control are paramount, making it essential for retailers to offer near-perfect shopping experiences across every channel and device to thrive.
How does Santa fulfill the wishes of his constantly expanding customer base? Every Christmas Eve, once the children are asleep, Santa Claus executes an omni-channel fulfillment strategy that astounds retailers around the world. To overcome challenges, he needs a solution that tracks orders, directs in-store picking, and packages gifts for drop-off on time.
ARTICLES FROM INTEGRATED SOLUTIONS FOR RETAILERS
Omni-Channel: Shoppers’ Expectations, Retailers’ Responsibilities
Consumers’ high expectations for seamless shopping and fulfillment experiences are putting unprecedented pressure on retailers to perform.
Automation Key For The Omni-Channel SMR
An inventory and order management system helped a specialty retailer automate its processes and strengthen its mom-and-pop personal appeal.
Order Fulfillment Meets Personalization
Adore Me grew its revenue more than 300% in 2014, in part from the help of its new distribution and logistics provider.
Big Benefits In Warehouse Automation
BHFO moved to a warehouse more than double the size of the original to accommodate orders and turned to warehouse automation to increase pick speed and accuracy.
Supply Chain Visibility Critical To Omni-Channel Ops
Visibility enables seamless shopping experiences and provides tools to track vendor performance.
EDI Compliance Vendor Enablement Organizations have a variety of EDI initiatives that impact the supply chain. These include enabling non–compliant EDI vendors, introducing new EDI documents, testing upgrades to existing EDI procedures, expanding current relationships, and more.
Island Pacific Global Retail Supply Chain Solutions In an ever competitive and changing retail landscape the key to success is having the right product, at the right time and in the right place across multiple-channel touch points.
EDI Compliance China The rate of direct import business is rising dramatically, with large enterprise as the driving force behind the trend. DiCentral’s advanced technology makes it possible for your company to easily exchange critical supply chain information with overseas manufacturers.
Fulfillment Verification DiCentral provides a flexible solution to ensure accuracy in your supply chain processes. Shortages, substitutions, and other errors in packing are common mistakes when performing fulfillment procedures.
Magellan 8500Xt High Performance In-Counter Scanner And Scanner/Scale The Magellan 8500Xt scanner/scales are the culmination of recent developments by Datalogic Scanning in high-performance fixed position scanning for the Retail Industry.
Island Pacific Replenishment In an ever competitive and changing retail landscape, the key to success is having the right product, at the right time, and in the right place across multiple-channel touch points. Making the right merchandising decisions, driving revenue and managing inventory requires an integrated, accurate, fullfeatured retail system.
FULFILLMENT / DELIVERY NEWS
Swisslog Realizes Its Click&Pick Goods-To-Person Solution At LIDS Sports Group Central Distribution Center In Indianapolis, IN.
LIDS Sports Group launched its newly installed Click&Pick Goods-to-Person Solution, utilizing the award-winning AutoStore robotic storage system at its Central Distribution center.
FULFILLMENT / DELIVERY MULTIMEDIA
What Is GoSpotCheck?
GoSpotCheck’s field management software helps brands like Beam Suntory, Maui Jim and OtterBox improve their retail execution every day. Check out this quick video to see mobile data collection in action.
Incentive Comp In Retail: 5 Bottom-Line Benefits
Among all the facets of retailing, employee motivation is one of the most important and manageable factors for success and profitability. A disgruntled sales associate is unlikely to connect well with customers. Retailers looking to increase wallet share and drive desired behavior such as increased cross sell/up sell opportunities, improved customer service and customer retention rely on incentive comp plans and strategies.