IT & IS


4 Tips for Managing Your Ecommerce Orders for Multichannel Marketplaces

08

Jul 2020

4 Tips for Managing Your Ecommerce Orders for Multichannel Marketplaces

Editor’s Note: Today’s article is from Alexa Lemzy from TextMagic who gives us 4 helpful tips for managing your ecommerce orders for multichannel marketplaces. Online sales are an increasingly important part of any business, with the global online marketplace estimated to include 2.14 billion customers by 2021. For many organizations, taking advantage of this growing market means selling on a multichannel marketplace. Selling your product across multiple channels makes managing your ecommerce...

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Top 10 Last Mile Transparency Concerns Solved

01

Jul 2020

Top 10 Last Mile Transparency Concerns Solved

Gaining better last mile transparency is essential for shippers to succeed in the Post COVID-19 world. More transparency can help companies overcome shrinking profit margins by reducing waste and ensure positive customer experiences. As explained by Freight Waves, “Expectations have raised over the years, and the biggest bridge that has to be crossed now is the delivery experience – increasing the rate of on-time deliveries, clear visibility...

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Helping the Supply Chain Rebound from COVID-19 (In a study by the World Economic Forum, supply chain executives identify strategies and processes to adapt to the pandemic.)

26

May 2020

Helping the Supply Chain Rebound from COVID-19 (In a study by the World Economic Forum, supply chain executives identify strategies and processes to adapt to the pandemic.)

In the wake of COVID-19, how can companies increase the resilience in their supply systems? What are forever changes that companies need to adapt to, to ensure long-term success? The World Economic Forum, in collaboration with Kearney, asked  C-level executives from different industry sectors how they are responding to the  COVID-19 crisis. The result of those interviews is a white paper entitled “ How to rebound stronger...

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Contactless Delivery

19

May 2020

Contactless Delivery: Because Paperless Is No Longer Enough

Among other things, supply chain digital transformation is about eliminating waste from the value chain. This includes eliminating manual and paper-based business processes, which remains prevalent in many logistics and delivery operations. Processing paper documents is time consuming and labor intensive; it also contributes to the data quality problem that continues to plague many companies.  Exchanging paper documents is also becoming a problem in the battle against COVID-19. Here’s...

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7 Technologies Which Are Key To High-Performing Logistics

12

May 2020

7 Technologies Which Are Key To High-Performing Logistics

The logistics landscape is changing for the better, but it’s hard to keep up with the trends and embrace a whole range of advanced technologies. Logistics companies now need to be more flexible than ever because their clients demand flawless services and timely delivery. This is particularly important for decision-makers and SDC executives who have to bring data-driven decisions and create highly accurate long-term forecasts. Needless to say,...

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28

Apr 2020

What Supply Chain Data Should I Track in 2020?

Supply chain data management requires attention to detail and a mechanism in place that provides analytics, or insights, to gain actionable knowledge. Risk exists around data when it is incorrectly or inaccurately collected and shared. To ensure your organization applies data correctly and generates meaningful KPIs, supply chain leaders must know the challenges of data tracking, how it improves operational excellence, and the primary types of data to track...

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9 Ways the Internet Has Changed the Workplace (1/2)

10

Dec 2019

9 Ways the Internet Has Changed the Workplace (1/2)

The Internet and the Workplace in 2019 Before jumping into how the workplace has changed because of the internet, let’s take a look at the current state of the digital workplace: As you can see, the internet has the power to transform the workplace and this gives executives and other business leaders plenty of reasons to adopt more digital solutions in their business. However, it’s...

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MAKING YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN GREEN DOESN’T HAVE TO COST YOU GREEN

03

Sep 2019

MAKING YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN GREEN DOESN’T HAVE TO COST YOU GREEN

The transportation industry has a notoriously significant impact on the environment. Conventional vehicles and trucks release large quantities of greenhouse gas emissions, hydrocarbon and carbon monoxide, all of which are harmful to the environment and those inhabiting it. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, freight trucks contribute the second highest amount of pollutants into the atmosphere. Fortunately, there are changes that can be made throughout the supply chain...

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07

Aug 2019

Facts start with data – but where to find them?

In farm policy, numbers float the pre-reform debate as salmon floats upstream lakes in late autumn. What to make of these numbers though? Often, they are reproductions of old figures, sometimes taken out of context, and occasionally used to argue for the opposite causality than the one underlying them. Yet numbers are essential in understanding the big picture, interpreting the bigger trends and analysing the...

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23

Jul 2019

Robotic Warehouses: Why Are Companies Straggling Behind the Movement?

Robotic warehouses have great potential. Supply chain leaders across the globe scour the latest technologies and capabilities of robots. The reasoning is simple; robots offer a tireless army of workers without the hassle of managing human laborers. Unfortunately, significant obstacles to robotic warehouses still result in some companies eyeing the technology with suspicion, if not contempt. As explained by Steve Banker via Forbes, the most significant...

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