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E-Commerce Insights for Today and Tomorrow - The Beat Goes On Benge

E-Commerce Insights for Today and Tomorrow: The Beat Goes On

Shoppers increasingly want their orders delivered promptly to their homes, but many don’t want to pay for shipping, and an increasing number are seeking similar treatment on product returns. Retailers, wanting to meet customer expectations, dip into bottom-line profits to … Read more

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Food for Thought – Smarter Logistics Strategies to Keep the Shelves Stocked

The grocery industry shares a long history with the logistics and distribution industry – and for good reason. Keeping stores properly stocked with fresh food, packaged products and household goods – many of which travel long distances and are subject … Read more

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Direct-to-Consumer Parcel Delivery Shifts Into High Gear

Where did all these parcel delivery vehicles come from? From UPS and FedEx trucks to specialty vans, from UberRUSH to USPS Sunday delivery, in cars or on scooters or bikes, all kinds of packages and parcels are being delivered to … Read more

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Retail Store Closings Beg the Question: Is Your Supply Chain Built to Last?

According to a recent projection released by brokerage firm Credit Suisse, more than 8,600 brick-and-mortar stores are going to close in 2017. “A quarter into 2017,” the report states, “year-to-date retail store closings have already surpassed those of 2008 [the … Read more

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Ship-from-store. Using your brick-and-mortar stores as fulfillment centers

With a growing number of consumers expecting convenience and same-day deliveries when making online purchases, more omni-channel retailers are choosing to fulfill orders straight from their brick-and-mortar stores. Setting up retail locations to serve simultaneously as distribution centers requires … Read more