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1. Robot Maker Increases Reach
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According to Supply Chain Dive, Locus Robotics, developer of mobile robots for use in e-commerce fulfillment warehouses, has raised additional funding. It’s infusion of $25 million in Series B funding ...
Created on 27 November 2017
2. Planning for Disruption
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... in Harvey's path reroute their distribution and fulfillment.   Read the article on Forbes  ...
Created on 30 August 2017
3. Amazon & WalMart By The Numbers
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... t has a multi-part series going where he's interpreting their numbers and divining what they're doing with ecommerce, global operations, and a number of other areas of interest. One conclusion is that fulfill ...
Created on 29 March 2017
4. Gaps Remain in Omnichannel Fulfillment
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The omnichannel wave has washed over all retailers, for better or worse. Chris Cunnane has taken a look at where omnichannel fulfillment is going and assesses the gaps that remain.Those who have hesitated ...
Created on 06 March 2017
5. Looking at Omnichannel Fulfillment Costs
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4th quarter data is still being analyzed and different players in the supply chain are drawing their respective conclusions. Bob Ferrarri views the information about UPS' performance and discusses what ...
Created on 23 February 2017
6. Distribution Centers in the Omnichannel World
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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
7. Amazon's 'Floating DC' Idea
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Just when you thought you'd seen it all, you hear about Amazon's latest patent. It seems that 'flying fulfillment centers' that spawn drone deliveries may be in our future.... or not.It's certainly an interes ...
Created on 26 January 2017
8. Is eCommerce Greener?
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One aspect of ecommerce that's under the radar is its impact on the environment. Many of us might intuitively feel that taking driving out of the shopping experience would be a net positive, but a lot ...
Created on 12 January 2017
9. Amazon Fulfillment From the Inside
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Amazon gets a lot of press, but there's a reason for that: they do a lot of interesting things. I've often wondered what their fulfillment process looked like from the inside, and CNet has provided a fantast ...
Created on 08 December 2016
10. Successfully Filling Omnichannel Orders
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As you know by now, the omnichannel customer has been the catalyst for many changes in supply chain processes. Fulfillment from multiple sites is one of the most obvious, but getting it right isn't easy.Accordin ...
Created on 30 November 2016
11. Panel Discussion on e-Fulfillment
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If you've ever attended a supply chain conference, you know that panel discussions are where you'll glean some of the best info.Dan Gilmore moderated a recent one on the topic of e-fulfillment with specialis ...
Created on 29 November 2016
12. Research on Omnichannel Fulfillment
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According to some recent research, most companies have 'bolted' omnichannel fulfillment onto their existing DC infrastructures. However, many variations were reported for retailers with brick and morta ...
Created on 29 November 2016
13. Visibility in an Omnichannel World
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In the age of the omnichannel consumer, the importance of inventory visibility can't be denied. This means visibility across the board: on the shelf in the DC and branch locations, inbound shipments, fulfillment ...
Created on 24 November 2016
14. Surviving a Natural Disaster
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How can you best plan for a natural disaster if you don't know what it is or when it'll hit? Supply chains are always at risk, but preparedness is a key to making it through catastrophes.In an article ...
Created on 24 November 2016
15. Taming the Omnichannel Cost Tiger
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We know the omnichannel revolution is here, but we also know that if supply chain costs aren't controlled in servicing its customers we have real problems. Ben Ames has identified the key elements in making ...
Created on 17 November 2016
16. Best Practices to Support Speedy Delivery
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There is no 'silver bullet' in meeting the speedy delivery expectations of ecommerce customers. There are, though, several best practices you can adopt to improve your chances.On the Supply Chain 247 site, ...
Created on 17 November 2016
17. eCommerce Drives DC Change
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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
18. Executing Those Holiday Plans
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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
19. Fulfillment Approaches to Support Omnichannel
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The impact of the omnichannel consumer on supply chains continues to be felt worldwide. No longer is a 'one size fits all' approach to fulfillment feasible.Cliff Holste on the Supply Chain Digest site review ...
Created on 18 October 2016
20. Omnichannel Influences Transportation Function
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Transportation is one of the many supply chain functions that has been heavily influenced by the omnichannel customer. Visibility and data synchronization are two needs that ecommerce suppliers need to ...
Created on 11 October 2016