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1. eCommerce Risks
You may not see the terms 'risk management' and 'ecommerce' in the same sentence very often, but they indeed belong together. That's due to the growing presence of omnichannel consumers, their high expectations, ...
Created on 03 January 2017
2. Supply Chain Network Modeling to the Rescue
As omnichannel trends and accelerated fulfillment demands force supply chain planners to rethink things, network modeling has stepped to the forefront. It's a challenge to balance efficiencies with service, ...
Created on 12 August 2016
3. Why Speed is Important in Retail
Speed seems to be the name of the game in retail. Is there any data out there that tells us why this is the case?On the Chain Store Age site, Dan Berthiaume takes a spin through some survey results that ...
Created on 09 June 2016
4. Is Same-Day Delivery Sustainable?
Same-day delivery, on-demand delivery, whatever you want to call it, it's a challenge for every e-tailer. Although we know customers want it, can retailers do it profitably and will those folks buying th ...
Created on 02 June 2016
5. What's Amazon Up To?
... into the heart of booksellers everywhere. • On the fulfillment side, Amazon has pushed the envelope on same-day delivery and continues its experimentation with drone package delivery. • On the customer ...
Created on 17 February 2016
6. Pick Up the Pace
The ability to move quickly is almost always a positive trait. In the supply chain world, it's almost table stakes.Some areas of the supply chain, like logistics, have lagged, but speed has usually been ...
Created on 26 January 2016
7. Are You Missing Out on Same-Day Delivery?
Some companies seem to be racing full-steam ahead on same-day delivery. Others are hanging back. Are you losing out if it's not part of your offering?On the Econsultancy site, Jack Simpson goes throug ...
Created on 28 December 2015
8. Who'll Be the Same Day Delivery Champ?
As Amazon continues to push the envelope on same-day delivery, it's becoming obvious that one or more of the companies that it partners with will enjoy great success. The question is: who will it be? Uber ...
Created on 10 November 2015
9. 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
10. UberEverything for Same Day Delivery?
Same-day delivery continues to be a point of competitive emphasis for retailers. When you look at who may have the infrastructure already in place to take a big chunk of the instant delivery market, Uber ...
Created on 26 September 2015
11. Understanding Same Day Delivery Requirements
As more companies jump on the same-day delivery bandwagon, someone needs to ask a few fundamental questions. On the Multichannel Merchant site, John Haber does just that.His first point about knowing your ...
Created on 23 June 2015
12. Supply Chain Predictions for 2015
About this time last year, I predicted the hottest topics in the supply chain world for 2014 would be Big Data, robots, drones, same-day delivery, and M2M. Not bad, I’d say! Now, if I could only do as ...
Created on 29 December 2014
13. USPS and Same Day Delivery
Same-day delivery continues to heat up as a fulfillment strategy. The USPS is moving forward in its efforts to stay involved. Are you ready for your grocery delivery from the mail carrier? On the one hand, ...
Created on 16 October 2014
14. Same Day Delivery Research
Do your customers really need same-day delivery? Or is this just another passing fancy that'll go away if we ignore it. Well, there's been some research on the subject by BI Intelligence and, although ther ...
Created on 30 September 2014
15. Challenges for Same-Day Delivery
Same-day delivery continues to be a topic of much interest in the ecommerce and logistics worlds. Whoever cracks the code may end up as a big winner, but there's a lot to do before anyone's at that point. ...
Created on 03 August 2014
16. Google Bets on Same-Day Delivery
Is 'same day delivery' really a consumer need? Google seems to think so, though others aren't so sure. Google is definitely putting its money out there to back up its bet.On the PYMNTS site, Jeff Green ...
Created on 02 August 2014
17. Amazon's Same Day Delivery Moves
As the competition to crack the code on same-day delivery heats up, Amazon is trying some new things. Will it put them on top?Yossi Sheffi, on the Supply Chain @ MIT blog site, looks at Amazon's moves an ...
Created on 26 May 2014
18. Same Day Delivery Expectations
Whether you think customers need it or not, same-day delivery expectations are growing. It's not something that can be ignored.In a Supply and Demand Chain Executive article, Rob Howard gives us a few pointer ...
Created on 09 April 2014
19. WalMart Shifts to eCommerce
If you want to know where technology is headed in the world of business, it's always good to check in with the leaders. WalMart hasn't exactly been known for their ecommerce efforts, but that may be changing.In ...
Created on 02 April 2014
20. USPS Tests Same Day Delivery
The USPS is pulling out all the stops to remain viable. Same-day delivery holds a lot of promise for increasing business in a hot area of logistics.Although early tests haven't exactly produced great results ...
Created on 24 February 2014