Due to U.S. near-shoring and increasing competition with China for trade supremacy, Mexican logistics is at a crossroads: making the fast changes needed to ride the COVID-19 wave, or fully embracing an elusive culture of innovation and digitalization for long-term success.
Skyrocketing last-mile delivery volumes, rising costs, and the drive to return to the service levels consumers expect are forcing North American carriers and retailers alike to assess how technology can make last-mile operations more agile and effective.
Organizations across sectors are embracing artificial intelligence in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, with a focus on building greater resilience, adaptability and efficiency in their supply chains.
Inmar, an industry-leading provider of technology-driven reverse logistics and supply chain solutions, recently developed a customized SaaS solution for a top-10 national big-box retailer. The results were reduced costs of monthly store labor and transportation, consolidated vendor returns, and improved shipping, inventory, and data visibility.
No one saw e-commerce at this scale coming this quickly. Now that orders will originate in smaller sizes for many more customers, how can third and fourth-party logistics providers guarantee time-definite delivery?
The latest news, analysis and trends regarding technology solutions and their impact on supply chain management. New technologies in forecasting and demand planning, supply chain visibility, big data analytics, the internet of things (IoT), cloud and software as a service (SaaS), enterprise resource planning (ERP) and transportation management systems (TMS) and WMS are transforming the way companies do business - and allowing them to stay ahead of the competition in their industries. As these solutions continue to evolve, businesses are discovering new ways to increase efficiency and cut costs. Learn how companies around the world are improving operations through their strategic use of supply chain technology solutions.
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