Logistics

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Thumbnail-Photo: How to manage parcel returns properly
30.11.2020   #logistics #delivery

How to manage parcel returns properly

Rules for a sustainable e-commerce

Sustainability, ethics and the ecological footprint – nothing that e-commerce can really score with. Especially shipping including returns urgently need more awareness, from customers as well as store operators.Micha Augstein, founder of ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Warehouse management: optimized, automated, product-oriented...
15.10.2020   #logistic systems #logistics

Warehouse management: optimized, automated, product-oriented

Tips on how to ensure warehouse optimization

Digitization, e-commerce, increasing customer demands, and expectations – factors that not only impact retailers but also affect the way warehouses are organized. In this interview, Johannes Tress, Co-Founder and Managing Director at everstox ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Contactless robotic grocery delivery service...
06.10.2020   #delivery #robotics

Contactless robotic grocery delivery service

Save Mart’s flagship store in partnership with Starship Technologies

Save Mart has announced the launch of an on-demand grocery delivery service to its guests at the flagship store in Modesto, California in partnership with robot delivery company Starship Technologies. Marking the one-year anniversary of its opening ...

Thumbnail-Photo: ALDI to trial click and collect
29.09.2020   #services #food retail

ALDI to trial click and collect

The supermarket is testing its first UK click-and-collect services

The supermarket is currently running a trial of the service for Aldi colleagues from a store in the Midlands and plans to extend that to customers in the coming weeks.During the current trial, Aldi colleagues can choose from a full range of grocery ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Stay on top of things with Axis
21.09.2020   #online trading #customer satisfaction

Stay on top of things with Axis

Process visualization of your deliveries

Especially in times of increased shipping volumes, returns are creating unexpected challenges for online retailers and fulfillment providers. Efficient commissioning and shipping processes are particularly important here. In the webinar by Axis ...

Thumbnail-Photo: How retail drone delivery may change logistics networks...
08.09.2020   #logistics #delivery

How retail drone delivery may change logistics networks

Chance for retailers: best-possible delivery-time guarantee zones

Researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas say drone technology has the potential to be a genuine game changer in the retail industry, with its promise to enable retailers to offer unheard-of delivery lead times and near-perfect delivery-time ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Last mile: What do you have to do?
14.08.2020   #supply chain management #logistics

Last mile: What do you have to do?

How to win the battle for customer experience excellence in both the first and last mile of delivery

As recent events have caused major supply chain disruption with many physical stores abandoned, e-commerce has never been more under the spotlight. The double-digit growth the industry has seen over the last few years looks set to continue, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Delivery services: consumer and climate benefits...
14.08.2020   #e-commerce #customer satisfaction

Delivery services: consumer and climate benefits

Sustainable logistics solutions for last mile delivery

Convenient, fast, and affordable. By now, "sustainable" has also been added to the list of what makes for the perfect online ordering process. That’s why retailers and delivery services must rethink their ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Spotlight on ... deliveries
14.08.2020  

Spotlight on ... deliveries

Learn more about the latest delivery trends in our focus topic

Im Versand wie im Verkauf - mit Verpackungen hat der Einzelhändler tagtäglich zu tun. Doch was macht eine gute Verpackung aus? Welche Vorschriften müssen Einzelhändler kennen? Und warum sollte eine Verpackung smart sein?Das und ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Getting a taste for grocery deliveries
14.08.2020   #e-commerce #customer satisfaction

Getting a taste for grocery deliveries

What are the best online grocery delivery options?

Bread, cucumbers, tomatoes, pasta, butter ... Brick-and-mortar stores are no longer the only place where consumers turn to for their groceries. The COVID-19 crisis has spurred a boom in food delivery services. So how do groceries end up in your ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Door-to-door delivery and returns service
13.08.2020   #online trading #fashion

Door-to-door delivery and returns service

Asda trials George parcel returns via home shopping deliveries

Starting last week, Asda has launched a two-store trial allowing customers to conveniently return George parcels at the same time as they receive their weekly shop.Customers in York and Milton Keynes can now return George online purchases for free ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Same-day delivery from 76 Costco warehouses across Canada...
03.08.2020   #food retail #delivery

Same-day delivery from 76 Costco warehouses across Canada

Partnership between Instacart and Costco

Instacart and Costco announced the companies have partnered to launch same-day delivery from 76 Costco warehouses across Canada. Following a successful two-month pilot in select Ontario warehouses, the nationwide collaboration brings Costco's ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Millennials averaged 50% more online deliveries than baby boomers …...
22.07.2020   #online trading #e-commerce

Millennials averaged 50% more online deliveries than baby boomers …

… even though millennials favor eco-friendly choices

Millennials have become online “super buyers” during the COVID-19 lockdown and are receiving an average of 50 per cent more deliveries every week than the over-55 “baby boomer” generation, a new survey of 2,000 consumers has ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Online retailers need to better inform customers about the status of...
21.07.2020   #online trading #e-commerce

Online retailers need to better inform customers about the status of their orders

E-Commerce Shipping Study 2020 by parcelLab

parcelLab has analysed for the second time the shipping services of 100 of the largest German online shops (according to EHI). The results show that 1 in 4 retailers in Germany only send a single email to their customers after their checkout. This ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Spotlight on ... packing
20.07.2020  

Spotlight on ... packing

Find out everything about packaging in our current iXtenso spotlight

Thumbnail-Photo: Smart packaging: “Hi! I am your package“...
20.07.2020   #online trading #packaging

Smart packaging: “Hi! I am your package“

Interview with Alexander Cotte, Co-Founder and CEO of LivingPackets

The delivery service rings the doorbell but nobody is home. Recipients receive damaged products and cardboard boxes end up in the trash after just one use – these are just some e-commerce weak points and challenges that the German-French ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Recycling packaging materials for the sake of the environment...
20.07.2020   #sustainability #packaging

Recycling packaging materials for the sake of the environment

What the German Packaging Act (“Verpackungsgesetz") means for retailers and manufacturers

Images of plastic accumulation zones in the world's oceans, dying animals, ice melting at the poles and extreme drought – as climate change intensifies, so too does public discourse. Garbage and packaging waste are top issues and play ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Supply chain: Know what’s on your retail shelves...
15.07.2020   #brick and mortar retail #personnel management

Supply chain: Know what’s on your retail shelves

What should bricks-and-mortar retailers pay attention to in their supply chain management?

The Cha-Ching sound of the cash register rings up sales – that’s music to a retailer’s ears. Satisfied customers and happy employees are the key to increasing sales. What role does effective supply chain management play in this ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Spotlight on ... supply chain management
15.07.2020  

Spotlight on ... supply chain management

Employees, customers, stakeholders, technology – which factors are important for an optimized supply chain?

Thumbnail-Photo: Key elements of successful supply chain management...
15.07.2020   #personnel management #logistic systems

Key elements of successful supply chain management

5 tips to optimize your supply chain and mitigate risk

A chain consists of many small individual links and only works as a whole when these links connect effectively. After all, a chain is only as strong as its weakest link. The same principle applies to supply chains. What are the best practices for ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Uber & Cornershop: introducing grocery delivery...
14.07.2020   #delivery #online food retailing

Uber & Cornershop: introducing grocery delivery

New grocery delivery features planned for customers and merchants alike

In collaboration with our partner Cornershop, customers in select cities in Latin America and Canada can order groceries through both the Uber and Uber Eats apps. And starting later this month, grocery delivery will be available in Miami, FL and ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Outdated last-mile delivery technology
07.07.2020   #logistic solutions #mobile computing

Outdated last-mile delivery technology

Transportation and logistics companies losing customers

Transportation and logistics (T&L) companies are losing customers and missing opportunities to expand their business due to outdated last-mile delivery technology, according to a new global research report by SOTI, which looks at the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Electronic bill of lading solutions to enhance safety and efficiency...
02.07.2020   #coronavirus #supply chain management

Electronic bill of lading solutions to enhance safety and efficiency

Consumer Brands spearheads contactless delivery task force

The Consumer Brands Association announced that it has brought together 23 consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies and retailers to launch a new task force that will study the impact of a contactless pick-up and delivery protocol to create greater ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Could drones deliver packages more efficiently by hopping on the bus?...
29.06.2020   #logistics #delivery

Could drones deliver packages more efficiently by hopping on the bus?

Aerial transport could take load off city streets – provided drones a ride

One-click purchases and instant delivery have helped fuel the growth of e-commerce, but this convenience has come at the cost of increased traffic congestion, longer commute times, and strained urban communities. A 2018 report from Texas A&M ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Ecommerce searches on Google
29.05.2020   #online trading #e-commerce

Ecommerce searches on Google

Nearly 50 percent drive no clicks to the shops

Nearly half of all ecommerce-related searches on Google never result in consumers clicking through to a retail or other website according to a new study by Searchmetrics. The company says these findings tie-in with retailers who are not seeing the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: First-ever autonomous box truck fleet to move the middle mile...
11.05.2020   #logistics #delivery vehicles

First-ever autonomous box truck fleet to move the middle mile

Contactless solution for transporting multi-temperature goods from distribution centers to retail locations

Gatik, a Palo Alto-based startup deploying autonomous vehicles for business to business (B2B) short-haul logistics, announced a new platform to serve the supply chain’s middle mile: the autonomous box truck. Their self-driving fleet of ...

Thumbnail-Photo: COVID-19 initiates surge in late payments in the retail market...
27.04.2020   #brick and mortar retail #real estate

COVID-19 initiates surge in late payments in the retail market

New research by Trepp about the retail commercial real estate sector

Trepp, a provider of information, analytics, and technology to the structured finance, commercial real estate, and banking markets, has released a research report on the retail commercial real estate sector amidst the coronavirus pandemic. The ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Delivery drones instead of postal vans?
24.04.2020   #retail #logistics

Delivery drones instead of postal vans?

Study reveals drones still consume too much energy

When delivering parcels, drones often have a poorer energy balance than traditional delivery vans, as shown by a new study conducted at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg. In densely populated areas, drones consume comparatively high ...

Thumbnail-Photo: COVID-19: Freight activity falls after historic rise with disruption...
22.04.2020   #retail #coronavirus

COVID-19: Freight activity falls after historic rise with disruption ahead

Double digit impact expected in Q2

It is no surprise that the COVID-19 outbreak has led to panic buying of items such as toilet paper and sanitizing supplies. However, this buying behavior has led to a massive need for trucks to help restock stores, shrinking the capacity available ...

Thumbnail-Photo: March retail sales plummet during coronavirus pandemic...
21.04.2020   #online trading #brick and mortar retail

March retail sales plummet during coronavirus pandemic

New data by the National Grocers Association

Retail sales saw their biggest monthly drop on record during March as the coronavirus pandemic forced restaurants, bars and many stores to temporarily close across the nation and stay-at-home orders also impacted gasoline sales, the National Retail ...

Thumbnail-Photo: NGA and the United Fresh Produce Association...
17.04.2020   #brick and mortar retail #logistic solutions

NGA and the United Fresh Produce Association

Partner on produce procurement efforts

The National Grocers Association (NGA), the trade association representing the independent supermarket and the United Fresh Produce Association have partnered to connect produce distributors to retailers.“The entire food industry has come ...

Thumbnail-Photo: National supply chain threatened by lack of new truck drivers...
08.04.2020   #personnel management #coronavirus

National supply chain threatened by lack of new truck drivers

State Driver Licensing Agencies closed because of Corona

In response to COVID-19, at least 27 states have closed their State Driver Licensing Agencies (SDLAs – e.g. DMVs), while the remaining 23 states operate on a limited basis. With the trucking industry accountable for moving 71 percent of all ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Food waste in the supply chain: what to do?
02.04.2020   #logistic solutions #supply chain management

Food waste in the supply chain: what to do?

How can real-time visibility in the supply chain contribute to less food waste?

In today’s market, consumer demands have not only driven supply chain efficiencies for greater speed and convenience but are increasingly now forcing retailers to address expectations of improved sustainability. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Impact of the Coronavirus on imports
25.03.2020   #retail #coronavirus

Impact of the Coronavirus on imports

Larger and longer than previously expected

The coronavirus outbreak is expected to have a longer and larger impact on imports at major U.S. retail container ports than previously believed as factory shutdowns and travel restrictions in China continue to affect production, according to the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: 10th anniversary of India Warehousing Show
13.03.2020   #logistic systems #logistics (software)

10th anniversary of India Warehousing Show

Exhibition at new location with modern halls

Over the years, India Warehousing Show has been the focal point of industry leaders, key experts, live-demonstration, product launches from all facets of logistics, warehouse infrastructure, material handling, storage, automation and supply chain. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: LogiMAT 2020 cancelled
06.03.2020   #digitization #logistic systems

LogiMAT 2020 cancelled

The 18th International Trade Show for Intralogistics Solutions & Process Management canceled

Despite the problems associated with the coronavirus, LogiMAT event organizer EUROEXPO Messe- und Kongress-GmbH in Munich, together with the Messe Stuttgart convention center and the relevant local authorities, had up to now considered it feasible ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Building trust in blockchain technology
05.03.2020   #logistic solutions #logistics

Building trust in blockchain technology

Consumers expect increased transparency from the food industry

Where do products come from? When was the food harvested and packed and what is its shelf life?Consumers have a right to this information and it should be made available in a compact and easy-to-access format. Since 2020, IBM and Carrefour have ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Latest developments in robotics and AGVs
25.02.2020   #digitization #logistic systems

Latest developments in robotics and AGVs

LogiMAT 2020 in Stuttgart

The ongoing wave of automation and technical innovations is leading to greater demand in the intralogistics industry for automated guided vehicles (AGVs), collaborative robots (“cobots”), and picking robots. LogiMAT 2020 is offering ...

Thumbnail-Photo: LogiMAT 2020 in Stuttgart
21.02.2020   #digitization #logistic systems

LogiMAT 2020 in Stuttgart

Forks in the road to the future: Cutting-edge forklift truck technology

International forklift truck manufacturers are reinforcing the continued success of their equipment by introducing a wide variety of new products, innovations, and solutions at LogiMAT—the 18th International Trade Show for Intralogistics ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Take the shortcut
07.02.2020   #logistic systems #logistic solutions

Take the shortcut

Logistics optimisation through the use of multi-order picking

To maintain competitive advantage, logistics service providers and retailers have embraced automated order picking in their warehouses by implementing pick-to-cart, pick-to-light, voice picking and other technologies. However, despite the success of ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Demand for drone delivery in e-retail is high...
06.02.2020   #logistics #delivery

Demand for drone delivery in e-retail is high

Ability to meet that demand is low

Consumers want what they want, and they want it now. Drone delivery has long been talked about as an option to satisfy consumer delivery demands, but how realistic is it? New research in the INFORMS journal Transportation Science looks at how ...

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