In the aftermath of the 2018 holiday shopping season, it is clear that the move toward omni-channel experiences is fueling change in the supply chain.
Omni-channel shopping most immediately can disrupt retailers, but consumers’ changing service demands also have a … Read more
Shipping and logistics management have long been segregated into disparate categories, creating an illusion that these areas of operation are highly divided in nature. In practice, shipping and logistics processes are heavily dependent on one another, and digitization is making … Read more
Last Sunday, I pulled into my neighborhood behind a U.S. Postal Service (USPS) delivery truck. It stopped at one of eight houses on my short street to deliver one package that the resident had likely ordered from Amazon. This event … Read more
TechTarget says the foundation of the digital supply chain “is built on Web-enabled capabilities,” as opposed to the industry’s more-common model that functions with a mix of paper-based and IT-enabled tools and processes. In “The Essential Guide to Supply Chain … Read more
For retail shippers, there was a time when “meeting customer expectations” meant supplying the right quantities of product to the right location on the agreed-upon shipment schedule. Transportation modes, load sizes and distances traveled were known and consistent. Product deliveries … Read more