Great expectations: Delivering on customer experience and fulfillment profitability

Wednesday, November 2, 2022 · Jeff Sexstone, Ingo Schroeter and Marc Palazzolo
Recalibrating the inherent economics of last mile is achievable. Solutions should reflect evolving customer delivery preferences and also inform true order-specific fulfillment and transportation costing.

Supply chain traceability is key to sustainability and improved performance

Thursday, July 7, 2022 · Hernan Saenz and Joshua Hinkel
To ensure supply in an increasingly volatile business landscape, companies need more resilient networks. Fast-changing consumer preferences and customization require increased flexibility and speed.

Perfect Delivery: The New Rules for Survival, Innovation, and Growth

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 · SCMR Staff
To remain competitive, it’s strategically imperative to provide excellent customer service paired with timely fulfillment – the perfect delivery.

The Longest Yard

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 · Steve Tracey, C. John Langley Jr., Kusumal Ruamsook and Jim Owens
Forget the last mile. One of today's biggest fulfillment challenges is the short trip from the delivery truck to one of dozens—or hundreds—of possible delivery spots in a building, a plant, a hospital or a campus. The shortest distance could be the longest yard of a…

How You Deliver is Going to Impact How We Live

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 · Visible Supply Chain Management
These days, your supply chain provider can deliver your customers a set of winter tires overnight. It's going to cost them $175 more, cost the environment the carbon footprint of a jet, along with air and noise pollution, all for something they won't need for another…

Planning for Tomorrow’s Last Mile

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 · SCMR Staff
Join us for a journey through time to see where retailers are going to make last mile delivery planning changes and find out how you can cut transportation costs and offer competitive delivery options with your existing resources.

FusionOps Raises $25 Million in Series C Financing

Friday, May 13, 2016 · SCMR Staff
FusionOps, provider of the Supply Chain Intelligence Cloud, announced it has secured $25 million in Series C funding from both new and existing investors.

eBay Enterprise and Innotrac Merge to Become Radial

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 · Patrick Burnson
The planned merger of Innotrac and eBay Enterprise has been completed, thereby expanding the range of some retail supply chains under the new name, Radial.

Unwrapping the Hidden Value of a Parcel System

Friday, April 8, 2016 · Cheryl Murphy
In this webcast we'll discuss the hidden benefits of a multi-carrier parcel shipping system that customers should consider when going through the purchase process — benefits that can deliver both future growth and cost savings.

JDA and Other Analysts Suggest Omni-Channel’s “Last Mile” Needs Work

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 · SCMR Staff
Current e-commerce activity remains viable, but it remains in its early stages of last-mile supply chain management.

DHL Global Mail Now Becomes DHL ecommerce

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 · SCMR Staff
Express delivery and logistics services provider DHL recently announced it has rebranded the name of its DHL Global Mail group to DHL eCommerce

USPS To Commence 7-Day Delivery Through Christmas in Some Cities

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 · SCMR Staff
United States Postal Service will offer 7 day delivery for the holiday shopping season.

National E-commerce Experts to Speak at KC SmartPort’s “KC Delivers” Event

Monday, March 31, 2014 · SCMR Staff
National experts from some of the country’s largest retail brands are gathering in Kansas City for KC SmartPort’s “KC Delivers” forum to discuss how electronic commerce is changing their business strategies and operations.

Supply Chain Challenge: Internet Sales Profitable But May Alienate Existing Customers

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 · Patrick Burnson
Selling directly to customers via the Internet can seem like a dream come true — you reach larger markets at higher margins with no middlemen. But according to Grant Thornton's Strategic Source and Sell: Channel diversity survey, the dream can easily turn into a…

Metro Post Initiative to Cease Operations in San Francisco

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 · SCMR Staff
Metro Post, an initiative rolled out by the USPS in December 2012 in San Francisco that serves as a package delivery service providing customers with same-day delivery from participating locations within a defined location, will cease operations on March 1.



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