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.
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.
Andre Pharand, global management consulting lead for postal and parcel industry with Accenture, reveals the findings of the firm’s new study on creating the sustainable last mile for e-commerce deliveries.
The latest supply-chain news, analysis, trends and tools for executives in the retail industry — which comprises companies that operate physical or internet stores with diversified product lines. Learn how pharmaceutical and biotech 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.
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