eCommerce has driven global parcel shipment volumes sky-high. Today’s consumers are comfortable buying from eCommerce vendors located overseas, boosting the number of packages being shipped cross-border. Simultaneously, retailers have adopted an omnichannel shipping strategy that has shifted inventory from centralized distribution centers to brick-and-mortar stores and even directly from manufacturers, regardless of their location.
This has resulted in an avalanche of inbound packages that has overwhelmed U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) resources, whose systems have historically been geared to processing larger containers. Add to that more retailers using an endless aisle to deliver goods from anywhere to anywhere in an attempt to capitalize on an omnichannel shipping strategy, and you have a lot of small packages traveling internationally.
With this growth in international shipping, there are plenty of challenges being faced by global shippers, including:
Border security compliance
Download this eBook today to learn how navigating customs both in your home country, as well as a growing number of others, can help your omnichannel strategy deliver efficiently from the endless aisle.
As unprecedented wildfires still threaten large parts of Australia, the nation’s agriculture industries are counting the cost of the blazes that have scorched pasture, destroyed livestock, and razed vineyards.
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.
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 12:00 to Tuesday, March 3, 2020 12:00
For Neiman Marcus, speed to market is a top priority. Supply chain agility is key to its competitive advantage and keeping pace with rapidly changing customer preferences. As part of a warehousing system modernization, Neiman Marcus transformed its ticketing process with a label management system—an initiative that ultimately led to faster delivery to stores and reduced labor and supply costs.
Label management software digitally transforms ticketing, enabling a more agile ticketing process that moves inventory faster and quickly processes returns while optimizing print performance.
Join this webinar to hear Robert Ball from Neiman Marcus describe how streamlined ticketing delivered significant process improvement and these benefits:
Accelerated ticketing that moved product through the distribution center three days faster, improving speed to market
Reduced labor costs related to time spent pairing tickets with shipments
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 12:00 to Wednesday, March 4, 2020 12:00
One of the key challenges facing organizations today is the shortage of candidates for supply chain and retail planning roles. Today, the ideal employee has both tactical/operational expertise and professional competencies such as leadership and analytical skills. Current statistics show there is currently one highly qualified supply chain candidate for every six job openings. The demand for talent with these highly sought after skills is high and growing fast.
Attend this webcast and gain insight from your peers on how to attract and keep supply chain talent, including:
Strategies to make your company more attractive to the best talent
How to approach the career expectations of Millennials and post-Millennials
The impact of digital transformation on supply chain career paths
Karen Smith, Vice President, Global Supply Chain Operations, Kontoor Brands Sean Willems, PhD, Haslam Chair in Supply Chain Analytics, University of Tennessee Scott W. Luton, Founder, CEO & Host of Supply Chain Now Radio
Karin Bursa, Executive Vice President, Logility Bob Bowman, Editor-in-Chief, SupplyChainBrain