Magazine Articles

  1. 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.

  2. Can You Meet Consumer Expectations At Any Cost?

    There’s no prescriptive approach to establishing true, seamless, anychannel retail commerce, but experts agree on four imperatives to the equation.


  3. Cloud-Based Hub Simplifies Fulfillment Process For Goedeker’s

    Increased online sales volume pushed a Midwestern appliance retailer to find a way to connect its e-commerce platform to ERP software, streamlining the ordering process and decreasing shipping times.

  4. 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.

  5. Fulfillment/Order Management Solutions

    Take a look at some of the leading companies helping retailers with fulfillment and order management in today’s rapidly changing retail environment.

  6. Partner Integration And Proactive Visibility Critical To Endless Aisle Advantage

    Endless aisle success is less about achieving assortment parity across channels and more about providing reliable, flexible fulfillment that meets each customer’s needs.

  7. Supply Chain Execution 2014: Making Any-Channel Retail Fulfillment Profitable

    Omni-channel is evolving and maturing. Retailers are turning from envisioning the future of digitalenabled shopping toward making that vision a reality. However, for all the work that has been done, one particular function of the retail business has been held apart: the supply chain.

  8. Sweating Shrink? Consider Paying Closer Attention To Your Returns

    Holiday returns fraud data from the National Retail Federation gives us 3.4 billion reasons why we should pay more attention to the returns counter in the battle against shrink.

  9. How BI Improves Omni-Channel Supply Chain Efficiency

    Business intelligence tools help omni-channel retailers mitigate costs on both ends of the supply chain.

  10. 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.