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12.07.2021   #customer satisfaction #supply chain management

How can automation bolster margins?

Counteracting growing margin pressures on retailers with technology

Competitive and price pressures are steadily increasing. Technologies that automate processes can help companies remain profitable. Here are a few examples.Retailers are facing unprecedented margin pressures in the current times. Increased raw ...

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21.06.2021   #retail #logistic solutions

Development of Hainan global smart supply chain pilot zone

Cainiao will be supporting Hainan’s logistics infrastructure development to attract over 1,000 duty-free merchants to the island

Cainiao Smart Logistics Network (“Cainiao”), the logistics arm of Alibaba Group Holding Limited, announced at its annual Global Smart Logistics Summit 2021 that it has entered a strategic partnership with the Hainan government to support ...

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24.03.2021   #logistic solutions #supply chain management

Innovation Hub to test in-store and warehouse logistics

Micro-fulfillment as big challenge for retail industry

AutoStore unveils its Innovation Hub, a pioneering new center located in Karmøy, Norway dedicated to testing and replicating diverse in-store and warehouse environments.As the suppliers of robotic storage and fulfilment technology for many ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Ahold Delhaize USA companies expand micro-fulfillment capabilities...
25.02.2021   #e-commerce #supply chain management

Ahold Delhaize USA companies expand micro-fulfillment capabilities

Readying an omnichannel supply chain

Peapod Digital Labs, Ahold Delhaize USA’s digital, e-commerce and commercial engine, announced a new micro-fulfillment technology pilot with The GIANT Company in the Philadelphia market.Part of an e-commerce fulfillment center (EFC), the pilot ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Real-time transparency for supply chains thanks to big data...
01.02.2021   #supply chain management #logistics

Real-time transparency for supply chains thanks to big data

More efficiency and lower costs for retailers thanks to precise ETAs

More than ever before, retailers have to be ahead of their competition when it comes to filling orders and responding to customer requirements. The global hunger for consumption reached a new high in 2019, with retail sales of USD 25 trillion. And ...

Thumbnail-Photo: 5 reasons outsourcing logistics is the way to go...
11.01.2021   #e-commerce #customer satisfaction

5 reasons outsourcing logistics is the way to go

Meeting customer expectations in the age of ecommerce

The rise of e-commerce is a pervasive force that ripples through every part of the global supply chain, calling for faster and more efficient shipping. As a result, there has been a significant increase in the adoption of logistics service ...

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06.01.2021   #online trading #e-commerce

UK retailers still need to prepare for Brexit

Distribution, inventory, and customer satisfaction are main concerns

A new survey of UK online and omnichannel retailers conducted by PFS, the operations business unit of PFSweb, Inc., reveals that the majority of retailers are yet to adequately prepare themselves for the end of the Brexit transition period. ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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15.07.2020   #brick and mortar retail #digitization

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 ...

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06.07.2020   #e-commerce #retail

Retail & Brand Experience World Congress 2020

A unique edition for an unusual context

Since the global pandemic is still impacting our daily lives, the Retail&Brand team and Fira de Barcelona are finding a new way to reconnect all the industry actors and rebuild ecosystems to accelerate recovery. This year we are transforming ...

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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: In-store farming: growing parsley inside the supermarket...
26.06.2020   #sustainability #supply chain management

In-store farming: growing parsley inside the supermarket

Purchasing locally grown products

One aspect of globalization means that it’s possible for consumers to buy products from anywhere on Earth. That’s also why a head of lettuce may have traveled more miles from the place it was grown to the supermarket than some salad ...

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: 10th anniversary of India Warehousing Show
13.03.2020   #logistic systems #logistic solutions

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: Local food: consumers demand it, grocers need it...
27.02.2020   #supply chain management #food retail

Local food: consumers demand it, grocers need it

Forager and ReposiTrak partner to solve it

As shown in a recent survey from Forager, local food is key to grocers' success – and a weak point for many, with 73 percent of respondents either "somewhat" or "not" satisfied with the quality and availability of local ...

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31.01.2020   #sustainability #supply chain management

Smart and sustainable solutions in the supply chain

Unilever and JD Logistics have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to drive sustainable business initiatives

Building on our existing strategic relationship with JD.com, one of China’s largest retailers, Unilever will work more closely with JD Logistics – an independent business group under JD.com that provides smart, digital supply chain and ...

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04.12.2019   #supply chain management #RFID (radio frequency identification)

Adoption of RFID tags in the coming years

Boosted by pressing focus on efficient supply chain management

According to a recent study, there is a growing adoption of RFID tags in the aerospace sector and other vertical industries. The integration of sensor and cloud based abilities in RFID tags is expected to present further lucrative growth ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Human rights in the food supply chains
18.10.2019   #personnel management #sustainability

Human rights in the food supply chains

Oxfam’s "Behind the Barcodes" campaign examine the policies and practices that affect workers and farmers

Food workers on farms and plantations that supply tea, fruit and vegetables to supermarkets continue to face human rights abuses, says Oxfam.The latest research from Oxfam’s Behind the Barcodes Campaign shows how top supermarkets’ ...

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16.09.2019   #customer satisfaction #retail

Consumers expect easier returns

Demand for flexibility, transparency, convenience and speed

Frictionless returns are not yet a reality for today's consumers, according to a new report published by Narvar, an intelligent customer engagement platform. The report, "The State of Online Returns in 2019: A Global Study," analyzes ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Companies are missing growth opportunities in the supply chain...
26.07.2019   #customer satisfaction #supply chain management

Companies are missing growth opportunities in the supply chain

Smart investments and customer focus

In today’s era of ever-growing focus on the customer, only a small number of forward-thinking companies are realizing the unique opportunity their supply chains offer to better meet customer needs, fuel competitiveness and uncover growth, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Today’s supply chain threats: tariffs, terrorists and tsunamis...
16.07.2019   #security #supply chain management

Today’s supply chain threats: tariffs, terrorists and tsunamis

Agile strategies required to combat potential supply chain disruptions

The recent increases – and threat of increases – in tariffs are causing disruptions to today’s retail supply chains. According to a new report from BRP: ‘Tariffs, Terrorists & Tsunamis: Minimize the Impact of Supply Chain ...

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03.07.2019   #supply chain management #food delivery service

Blockchain traceability in olive oil supply chain

Blocksyte and Caroli share results of monitoring application

Blocksyte, a SaaS-based blockchain supply chain application company focused on the food industry supply chain, and Caroli, producer of extra virgin olive oil, announced the successful introduction of end-to-end blockchain traceability into the olive ...

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07.05.2019   #supply chain management #artificial intelligence

Top 8 supply chain technology trends in 2019

Technologies that supply chain leaders simply cannot ignore

Gartner, Inc. has identified the top 8 supply chain technology trends in 2019.Gartner’s top strategic supply chain technology trends have broad industry impact, but have not yet been widely adopted. They might be experiencing significant ...

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04.02.2019   #supply chain management #logistics

Revolutionizing the global supply chain

IoT technology will provide opportunities for improved efficiency and transparency in the supply chain

The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the world around us in several different ways. Beyond influencing things like on-demand app development, it’s poised to make our lives significantly easier. We now have a vast array of physical objects ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Retailers moved from AI hype to reality in 2018...
03.01.2019   #customer satisfaction #supply chain management

Retailers moved from AI hype to reality in 2018

Significant opportunities for value chain efficiency

A new study from the Capgemini Research Institute has dispelled some of the mystique around AI’s value to retail businesses and revealed a path to tangible growth opportunities. Capgemini calculates a 300 billion+ dollar opportunity for those ...

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10.08.2018   #retail #supply chain management

Collaboration opportunities between retailers and suppliers

Retail Collaboration Survey results 2018 by Trace One

Trace One, the world’s largest collaborative retail business network for private label, released the results of its 2018 Retail Collaboration Survey. Surveying 385 grocery retailers and consumer goods suppliers across North America and Europe, ...

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26.07.2018   #supply chain management #blockchain

Retail market's use of blockchain technology

Data projects is primed for huge growth

According to a new report published by MarketsandMarkets, the application of blockchain in retail markets is expected to grow from USD 80 Million in 2018 to USD 2,339.5 Million by 2023, and at a compound annual growth rate of ...

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04.07.2018   #supply chain management #artificial intelligence

AI and ML capabilities accelerate digital transformations

JDA software to acquire Blue Yonder

JDA Software Inc., the leading provider of end-to-end supply chain and retail solutions, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Blue Yonder, the market leader in AI solutions for retail. This acquisition reflects ...

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05.06.2018   #data analysis #supply chain management

Business Intelligence: The single source of truth

How retailer use data analytics and BI to optimize the value chain

Hardly any business process is managed without the help of IT. That’s why the main task for retailers is not to gather data about business processes but to make the most of this data instead. Business Intelligence (BI) is the “secret ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Carrefour signs the 2018 French Business Climate Pledge...
15.12.2017   #sustainability #climate systems

Carrefour signs the 2018 French Business Climate Pledge

Investing in low CO2-emitting technologies and reducing energy consumption

Carrefour’s commitments: Reduce the CO2 emissions generated by its stores throughout the world by 40 percent between now and 2025 (compared with 2010 levels), and by -70 percebt by 2050. It is taking action at two levels: the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Walmart: new service On Time and In Full
26.10.2017   #logistic systems #software applications

Walmart: new service On Time and In Full

Walmart instituted a new On Time and In Full (OTIF) metric to measure vendors' supply chain performance

RSi (Retail Solutions, Inc.) have developed a new standalone "OTIF Visibility" service product to accommodate customers' needs and support other CPG companies at Walmart with On Time and In Full (OTIF). By providing accurate ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Blockchain has great potential for global retail...
23.10.2017   #data management #supply chain management

Blockchain has great potential for global retail

Transparency and security are the crucial advantages of blockchain technology

Blockchain technology has been around for eight years. What’s new is that more and more industry sectors discover the advantages of this technology, as is now the case with food retailing. It is designed to optimize economic processes and ...

Thumbnail-Photo: From transport to information carrier: intelligent packaging in retail...
03.07.2017   #digitization #supply chain management

From transport to information carrier: intelligent packaging in retail logistics

“The biggest challenge in packaging is its integration into the supply chain”

Conventional packaging meets many demands – intelligent packaging can do even more. It is proactive and provides information about the condition, time and location of the transported goods. This is made possible by sensors applied on or inside ...

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11.05.2017   #supply chain management #logistics

Supermarket home delivery efficiency increased by 10 per cent

Retail customers readily taking advantage of the option to have their everyday grocery needs delivered to their home within a defined time slot.

For the chain stores, online retail activities involve a vast effort in terms of logistics, with much to lose, but also much to gain.  A team of mathematicians at the Alpen-Adria-Universität, assembled by optimisation expert Philipp ...

Thumbnail-Photo: The supply chain of the future: “Think globally, network regionally,...
01.02.2017   #supply chain management #trend research

The supply chain of the future: “Think globally, network regionally, act locally“

What effects does eCommerce have on the supply chains of brick-and-mortar stores? Professor Jörg Becker of ERCIS in Münster has an answer to this question

“Ebay marks the end of traditional retail“ – that was the title of a manager magazine cover in 2012. It is certainly true that the increasing digitization and technologization in all business practices and various areas also ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Ocado evaluated robotic picking and packing of shopping orders...
31.01.2017   #supply chain management #packaging technology

Ocado evaluated robotic picking and packing of shopping orders

World’s largest online-only grocery retailer working with prestigious universities in Europe to develop innovative robotic solutions

Ocado Technology announced a major development in the pursuit of creating robotic grocery picking solutions for Ocado's highly-automated warehouses. The Ocado Technology robotics team has created a robotic arm capable of safely grasping a wide ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Customer satisfaction is more important than ever during the festive...
06.12.2016   #customer satisfaction #supply chain management

Customer satisfaction is more important than ever during the festive season

Retailers need to ensure their supply chain is agile enough to handle the volume spike

The end of year festive season is almost upon us and for many businesses, especially those in the retail sector, this means the start of the peak activity period. In order to realize revenue targets, as well as offer a shopping experience that ...

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