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1. Rethink Fraud Strategy as Average Merchant’s Costs Climb to $15.5 Million
...  “While retailers typically have a number of teams engaged in fighting fraud—from IT to order fulfillment—it’s ultimately the CFO’s responsibility to minimize losses and maximize revenue,” noted Monica ...
Created on 19 February 2018
2. Distribution Centers in the Omnichannel World
The role of the DC has certainly changed as omnichannel consumers have taken control of the buying experience. eCommerce order fulfillment requires an unprecendented level of coordination between supply ...
Created on 21 February 2017
3. eCommerce Drives DC Change
Direct-to-consumer order fulfillment continues to grow, and to support that order profile DCs have had to change their ways of doing things. "Each picking", which used to be a real exception, is gettin ...
Created on 03 November 2016
4. Executing Those Holiday Plans
If you're in retail and you don't yet have your plans in place for the holiday season, good luck to you! All aspects of supply chains, from purchasing, to order fulfillment, logistics, and transportati ...
Created on 18 October 2016
5. WMS Resurgence
WMS systems are undergoing a resurgence and it's no surprise that the ecommerce boom is driving it. A recent study shows that functionality required to support ecommerce order fulfillment is buing buil ...
Created on 07 September 2016
6. Inventory Positioning for Omnichannel
...  position for order fulfillment is discussed. Check it out HERE. ...
Created on 12 May 2016
7. Practical Drone Uses
Drones seem to be one of the more hyped technologies around, much of which is due to Amazon's potential use of them for package delivery. Although that's tied up in the FAA approval process, other uses ...
Created on 28 March 2016
8. Is Omnichannel Making You Money?
Before a change is made, the most fundamental question a manager should ask is how the bottom line will be affected. As omnichannel consumers have forced all sort of changes to be made to supply chains, ...
Created on 28 March 2016
9. Omnichannel Drives Fulfillment Costs
As retailers struggle to meet the challenges of the omnichannel consumer that wants everything now, reality is setting in: this stuff is expensive to execute.Recent research summarized on the Supply Chain ...
Created on 22 March 2016
10. Silos Need to Go
As changes to the retail environment continue to occur at a rapid pace, the challenge of order fulfillment isn't getting any easier.According to Bob Ferrari on the Supply Chain Matters site, silos continu ...
Created on 14 March 2016
11. Wearables in the Warehouse
... DC Velocity site, much of it is being driven by ecommerce order fulfillment. Read his article on the site HERE. ...
Created on 03 March 2016
12. Fix That Supply Chain With Logistics Updates
... to Vendor Inventory, Ordering from Vendor, Receipts from Vendors, Storage, Production/Sales Order Fulfillment, Loading, In-Transit Visibility, Visibility to Customer Inventory and Ordering from the Customer. ...
Created on 02 November 2015
13. Is Same-Day Delivery Necessary?
Same-day delivery is one of the hottest trends in order fulfillment for on-line purchases. The question that needs to be asked, though, is whether customers are really pushing for it.The folks at the PYMNTS ...
Created on 08 October 2015
14. Missed Opportunities For Not Using EDI and How Easy It Is
... s that include custom products or longer lead times, some retailers require the Order Status Report (870), which provides an update on the progress of order fulfillment. Upon partial or complete shipme ...
Created on 14 July 2015
15. Small Changes Can Drive Big Savings
... g to Chuck Fuerst on the Logistics Viewpoints site, improvements in mobile, order fulfillment, and packaging can drive significant improvements without huge investment. Read his thoughts HERE. ...
Created on 11 June 2015
16. Logistics Sets Your Supply Chain Apart
... Receipts from Vendors, Storage, Production/Sales Order Fulfillment, Loading, In-Transit Visibility, Visibility to Customer Inventory and Ordering from the Customer. Supply Chain Management (SCM)  builds ...
Created on 20 March 2015
17. Omnichannel Impact on Manufacturing
The omnichannel consumer is proving to be a challenge across the supply chain. But think about how manufacturers can also be affected. It's no picnic for them to meet this evolving consumer demand.In an ...
Created on 08 September 2014
18. Inside Amazon Fulfillment
Anytime you get a chance to get an insider's view of a state-of-the-art difference maker for an industry leader, you should take it. Amazon's order fulfillment engine is the envy of many, and Wired giv ...
Created on 02 July 2014
19. Amazon Ramps Up Robots
When you talk about companies that offer efficient order fulfillment, Amazon usually is at the top of the list. One relatively recent development, its purchase of Kiva, a robotics company, has contributed ...
Created on 12 June 2014
20. SCM Control Tower Start-up
... th differing skills. Typically, this group will include logistics, order management, order fulfillment PLUS key trading partners. Let's get as many as possible involved in building the SCM Control Tower ...
Created on 19 May 2014