What Did Omni-Channel Retailers Learn From the Peak Holiday 2018 Season?

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. Read More

Top 5 Insights for Parcel Logistics in 2019

Parcel shipping continues to claim a larger share of the transportation market as manufacturers and retailers respond to consumer demands. Globally,… Read More

On-Demand Shipping is Disrupting the Retail Supply Chain

For consumers, the purchasing experience continues to merge the digital and physical, and retailers are adapting to keep up. Now, the supply chain… Read More

How Long is Your Last Mile?

No one ever said consumer behavior was logical. Research shows consumers want fast shipping, but they also want it for free or at minimal cost. That… Read More

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… Read More

Consumers, Cash and Carbon: A Challenging Balance

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

Working Capital: Is your logistics operation contributing or costing?

Logistics may not be the first business activity that comes to mind when calculating a company’s working capital position, but it should be near the… Read More

Why are so many retail stores closing their doors?

According to Retailwire, a retailing industry online discussion forum, many North American retail chains are either closing or plan to close hundreds… Read More

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