Retail

How Supply Chains Are Exceeding the E-Commerce Challenge

Automotive, Consumer Goods, Food & Beverage, Retail, Supply Chain, Technology
October 27, 2016

Exponential growth in online sales is forcing retailers and their suppliers to employ strategies that will eventually help them take full advantage of the trend. E-commerce has been the fastest growing trade sector and has outpaced every other tra...

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Delivering on the Customer Promise: Lessons from CSCMP 2016

Automotive, Dedicated Transportation, Retail, Supply Chain
October 4, 2016

Many of the top supply chain executives gathered in Orlando, Florida the last week of September for the annual Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals conference. Discussions focused on overcoming supply chain disruption, and how the logisti...

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6 Tips to Have Your Supply Chain Ready for the Holiday Rush

Cross Docking, Retail, Supply Chain
September 6, 2016

For retail supply chains, the holiday rush is on. With back-to-school behind them and Halloween already out the door, supply chain managers are focused on their biggest shopping day of the year – Black Friday. With customers coming from every chann...

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Putting Your Supply Chain in Reverse to Go Forward

Automotive, Network Design, Retail, Reverse Logistics, Supply Chain, Technology
August 18, 2016

Being smart about your supply chain means optimizing every link – from forward to reverse logistics. While most companies are actively working to optimize their forward supply chain, for too many, the returns management process remains a black hole...

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Top 5 Tips to Prepare Your Supply Chain for a Hurricane

Dedicated Transportation, Energy & Utilities, Fleet Management, Healthcare, Retail, Supply Chain
May 31, 2016

As the 2016 hurricane season begins, proper planning can ensure your supply chain isn’t disrupted if you’re in the path of a storm. Typically, when a hurricane watch or warning is issued, supply chains begin to move people, assets, and resources ...

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Tracking the Trends in the Retail Supply Chain

Retail, Supply Chain
May 18, 2016

Every day, retail supply chain managers are tasked with meeting the rising demands of their customers. Whether it’s speeding products to market to keep store shelves stocked with the hottest items, eliminating waste, or reducing risk; the end resul...

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Improving Supply Chain Visibility to Meet Consumer Demands

Healthcare, Retail, Supply Chain, Technology
March 8, 2016

As increased consumer demand and the fast paced environment of e-fulfillment drive supply chains, end-to-end visibility has never been more important. In a recent survey conducted by Peerless Media and sponsored by Ryder, more than 150 of the top ...

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The Cross-Docking Advantage for Supply Chains

Cross Docking, Retail, Supply Chain
February 16, 2016

The supply chain landscape continues to change as the pace to get products to consumers increases. Consumer demand has led to many changes in the supply chain as shippers are trying to get products to market faster. To keep pace, more shippers are tu...

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Heavy-Duty Springtime Rental Demand Looms For Light-Duty Vehicles

Consumer Goods, Rental, Retail
February 11, 2016

Want to see a real-world example of how heavy rental demand can affect a business? During the just-ended 2015 holidays, a curious string of news stories appeared from Florida to the Pacific Northwest. Turns out that people were calling local polic...

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How to turn your small business fleet into a money maker

Consumer Goods, Fleet Management, Retail
February 9, 2016

Profitable businesses tell strategies that deliver results To make money, your vehicles must be where you need them to be, when they need to be there – without exception. Anything else is a risk to business that most company owners feel they ca...

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