Accelerated omnichannel adoption and the expectation of free next-day delivery will force all retailers, virtual and physical, to reduce supply-chain costs, while creating new competitive options for brick-and-mortar retail.
Regardless of where your organization is on the e-commerce maturity curve, in response to the rapid growth of online retail sparked by COVID-19, it’s a good time to reflect on whether you have the right capabilities on your team.
Despite creating algorithms to anticipate shoppers’ needs and opening all those warehouses, Amazon can’t meet its one- and two-day shipping pledge to customers without an ever-expanding fleet of pricey jets.
The latest supply-chain news, analysis, trends and tools for executives in the e-commerce/omnichannel industry — which consists of companies engaged in internet retailing, including those with auxiliary brick-and-mortar stores. Learn how e-commerce/omnichannel companies and their suppliers around the world are managing the flow of products across all channels of the enterprise. Experts sound off on forecasting and demand planning, supply-chain visibility, logistics outsourcing, inventory optimization, transportation management, warehouse management, supply-chain security, corporate social responsibility and more.
Wake up to Coronavirus Updates and the latest Supply Chain News!
Subscribe to our Daily Newsletter
Timely, incisive articles delivered directly to your inbox.