ARTICLES BY MATT PILLAR
Identifying New DC Operations
Omni-channel consumer demand has pushed the connection between shoppers and goods deeper into the supply chain, creating fundamental shifts in DC operations.
Mobile 2014: Best Bets And Epic Fails In Retail Mobility
Mobile POS races to the bottom, customer service apps reign supreme, and BYOD begins to make perfect sense.
How BI Improves Omni-Channel Supply Chain Efficiency
Business intelligence tools help omni-channel retailers mitigate costs on both ends of the supply chain.
Stein Mart Masters Returns Management
After a major returns fraud bout with an ORC ring, Stein Mart put data and analytics behind its returns policies and reduced its shrink rate to less than one percent of sales.
Consumer Expectations vs. Retail Reality
Progressive retailers like Amazon have made commerce readily available to consumers—all the time and everywhere—setting the tone for the customer expectation of fast, accurate fulfillment. What will it take for the industry to keep pace?
Resale Retail: Printing In The Self-Contained Supply Chain
At hip resale retailer Kid to Kid, the POS workstation serves receiving, tagging, labeling, and transaction duties, requiring a unique printing environment.
Omni-Channel Fulfillment Enables Rapid Growth
A fast-growing health supplement manufacturer meets distribution demand with omni-channel order management and fulfillment tools.
Securing The App-Congested Network
As retail networks strain under the weight of application proliferation, network security and uptime once again take center stage.
Data Sharing Mitigates Cargo Risk
When LP/security, supply chain, and law enforcement stakeholders collaborate over good data, cargo theft is thwarted.