Manhattan Associates Inc., a provider of supply chain and omnichannel commerce, recently introduced Manhattan Active Allocation, an first allocation solution specifically engineered for today’s omnichannel marketplace, with a new approach to managing short lifecycle inventory.
Challenge: An online boutique for monogrammed and personalized items needed to triple its workforce to meet peak-season demand. Management wrestled with maintaining perfect order accuracy and speedy fulfillment while scaling up labor.
Consumers who use Postmates' on-demand delivery service now have the opportunity to buy core products from American Apparel. The service takes advantage of the passive ultrahigh-frequency (UHF) RFID tags that American Apparel attaches to all of its merchandise, enabling Postmates to identify which items are available within an individual customer's geographic area.
Ninety-nine percent of consumers who take delivery of online orders in brick-and-mortar stores are pleased with the experience, according to a recent survey. Twenty-nine percent said the option is why they placed the order in the first place.
Brick-and-mortar shopping isn't dead, but it is certainly on the decline: just 57 percent of urban consumers said they preferred to make discretionary purchases in stores, while 39 percent claim their last such purchase was made online.
Today's consumer packaged goods companies are facing a winner-take-all world in which about half the sales growth - more in certain categories and markets - is coming from digital channels. Companies have to earn their online market positions with new approaches and skills tailored to digital sales, says a report released by The Boston Consulting Group and the Grocery Manufacturers Association.
Wednesday, February 24, 2021 12:00 to Tuesday, May 25, 2021 12:00
Sandow’s Material Bank, the world’s largest B2B material marketplace for architecture and design, offers designers the ability to sample hundreds of materials from all over the globe. Material Bank promises their high-profile clientele samples will be in in hand by 10:30 am the next day in one single box, at no additional cost.
To successfully deliver sample orders on-time, in-full, and at no charge to the customer, Material Bank pressed to continuously improving operational efficiency and order accuracy while driving down operating costs.
To meet these aggressive goals, Material Bank implemented Locus Robotics Multi-Bot Fulfillment Solution to increase operational flexibility and decrease employee walking time, enabling associates to pick a very diverse group of materials quickly and accurately.
Hear firsthand how Material Bank worked with Locus to implement its robotic fulfillment solution in their new 74,000 square foot warehouse and how the technology is being utilized to deliver the highest levels of efficiency and customer service.
Join Locus Robotics and SupplyChainBrain to learn:
• Best practices for evaluating and adopting co-bots into a greenfield environment
• How robots leverage your current workforce to get orders out the door 2x-3x faster with 100% accuracy
• How to efficiently scale to meet periods of high-demand and priority shipping deadlines without driving up costs or hiring temporary labor.
Karen Leavitt, CMO, Locus Robotics
Farshid Tafazzoli, Chief Business Officer, Material Bank