FEATURED FULFILLMENT / DELIVERY CONTENT
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 Logistics Customers today require more from their logistics provider. Technology solutions that process EDI data, as well as provide visibility to product movement, are becoming a critical part of customer service.
Turn Returns into a Competitive Advantage.
Product returns cost money--no one's disputing that. But a flexible returns policy can deliver customer satisfaction and fuel increased sales over time.
EDI Integration DiIntegrator combined with DiCentral’s hosted EDI translation and routing services (Web Based EDI - DiWeb), allows you to process large groups of orders while providing tight integration with local backend applications such as your accounting software package or ERP system.
Gryphon I GBT4400 2D General Purpose Handheld Area Imager Bar Code Reader With Bluetooth® Wireless Technology With rich feature sets, the Gryphon™ product series from Datalogic Scanning represents the premium level of data collection equipment for general purpose applications.
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.
Technology Solutions For Retailers
Your goal is gaining customer loyalty and driving repeat business. And to reach that goal you've got to provide a superior customer experience. Optimize the breadth and strength of logistics, and we'll help you get more flexibility, more savings, and more satisfied customers.
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
Three KPIs To Evaluate Ahead Of The Holiday Season
In this short video, Kevin Kearns, Chief Revenue Officer at ShopperTrak, discusses the changing retail landscape and three KPIs to evaluate (and improve upon) ahead of the 2015 holiday season.
Delhaize-StorePulse®: Real-Time Execution
Learn about how Delhaize America thinks StorePulse will positively impact their stores, their associates, and their customer experience.