What is on the Horizon for Micro Fulfillment Centers?

Posted: 10/15/2021 - 09:00
What is on the Horizon for Micro Fulfillment Centers?

As we are hopefully moving beyond the pandemic, one positive trend that began during the height of 2020 supply chain upheavals was the emergence of the Micro Fulfillment Center (MFC). Supply chains made swift seismic shifts to accommodate new business models during pandemic and have gained a new attitude toward flexibility and fixing what remains broken. Technology exists to accomplish additional changes that will help manufacturers, brands, retailers, and supply chains meet a new and uncertain future.

The Top 3 ERP Transformations that Support Buyers

Posted: 07/19/2021 - 00:00
The Top 3 ERP Transformations that Support Buyers

B2B companies are currently up to their necks in “digital transformation.” They're moving at a rapid clip to enhance the customer experience through technologies that automate processes while focusing on marketing, sales, and e-commerce. While this was percolating before COVID-19, it’s now all-encompassing and tied into the overall business strategies. On the back end, ERP providers and their VARs are scrambling to keep up. Maybe, just maybe, it’s time to take a step back and look at this through a different lens.  

Data is Key to Latin American E-Commerce Logistics

Posted: 07/08/2021 - 09:00
Data is Key to Latin American E-Commerce Logistics

As has happened everywhere in the world, shopping and buying habits in Latin America have been profoundly affected by the still ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Once a laggard in e-commerce, it is now the fastest-growing regional e-commerce market in the world; last year, total retail e-commerce sales in Latin America grew 36.7%, to $84.95 billion.

Autonomous Last-Mile Delivery in E-commerce

Posted: 05/15/2020 - 01:24
Autonomous Last-Mile Delivery

It must be an amazing feeling to get your online order delivered the next day or on the very same day itself. You would not only feel special but would also develop trust and reliability for the respective company. Nevertheless, the scenario used to be quite different. But, in the last few years, high-end innovation in technology has boosted the logistics industry in more than one way, while driving the e-commerce industry with the same spur.

6 Best Practices for Successful Last Mile Delivery

Posted: 06/28/2019 - 06:07
The continued growth of e-commerce is fueling the parcel delivery market. Millions of parcels are delivered daily in the U.S. alone. E-commerce and delivery companies have optimized most of the supply chain to deal with the higher workload. For example, businesses have started to process orders in minutes instead of hours. However, many companies fail to optimize their last mile deliveries, which can result in unnecessary expenditure.   
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