A new generation of robot helpers has boosted productivity in fulfillment operations as warehouses struggle with COVID19-era traffic surges and staffing shortages. With e-commerce acceptance growing, an anticipated second wave of COVID-19, and online orders surging, retailers, third-party logistics providers, and distributors of critical medical supplies are expanding their use of robots to optimize fulfilling orders and manage returns and replenishment as well.
In the fast-moving sportswear market, one must be nimble to stay ahead of the competition. The increasing popularity of online shopping, accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, has brought entirely new challenges to retailers such as athletic and casual wear seller Puma. And the company has recently done some fancy footwork to make sure it stays in an omnichannel marketplace, now and far into the future.
Bringg, a delivery and fulfillment orchestration platform provider, and SEKO Logistics are optimizing the delivery experience for today’s digital consumers by offering control and visibility of one of the few remaining offline touch points in a consumer’s purchasing process.
Inmar Intelligence, a data-driven technology-enabled services company specializing in processing retail and e-commerce returns, and Happy Returns, provider of end-to-end return solutions for retailers and their customers, recently announced an agreement where Inmar Intelligence will be a reseller of Happy Returns’ Returns Bar and Online Returns Exchange Services.
Yesterday’s luxuries are today’s necessities. With regards to retail, big box and food & grocery, trends that were anticipated to get picked up in the next 4-5 years have already become mainstream, putting immense pressure on the last mile delivery ecosystem.
Existing hub and spoke delivery models that lack digital capabilities will be soon pushed towards redundancy by evolving customer expectations and new delivery models like curbside pickups, contactless deliveries, Buy Online Pick-Up In-Store, same day delivery and more.
The question is how do brands make their last mile network resilient to changing market dynamics?
Our latest webinar “The Big Picture: What It Takes to Make Last-Mile Delivery Work” will help unearth little-known ways to deal with the last mile conundrum.
• How to take your fulfillment services 5-years ahead of its time
• Importance of orchestrating every little logistics touchpoint
• What it means to go beyond tracking and tracing
• Leveraging modern delivery models to create new revenue streams