PARCEL Magazine - During the holiday season, there is always a mad dash by retailers to have the best promotions to lure in customers. In more recent years, that opportunity has moved more and more towards e-commerce and away from the traditional brick and mortar stores. As a result, the pressure has been on large parcel carriers to not only...
Supply Chain Management Review - Transportation is transportation. Not much change there except for the talk about autonomous trucks, right? Well, not exactly. Especially if you’re taking a look at the NextGen evolution of transportation management systems (TMS). The software doesn’t manage the warehouse, pick orders or do tactical or strategic planning in the supply chain today.
Supply Chain World - Five years ago, choosing a best-of-breed warehouse management system (WMS) over an enterprise resource planning (ERP) WMS was commonplace for companies with multiple sales channels. As the functionality of ERP WMS systems continue to evolve, companies are considering ERP WMS systems.
PARCEL Magazine - It's easy to understand why parcel shippers might want to use a regional carrier; they usually offer flexible pickup windows, faster transit times, and lower transportation and accessorial cost. And while a regional carrier can absolutely provide these advantages, shippers need to consider the following items before they take business away from their national carrier.
DC Velocity - German software giant SAP SE today released the latest update to its customer relationship management (CRM) business suite—called C/4HANA—that it said will help users to serve and retain their customers by balancing the competing demands of product customization and data privacy.
PARCEL Magazine - Surveys show that market intelligence and benchmarking are the most valuable assets a shipper can have going into a transportation negotiation process. The information below will address how shippers can meet delivery expectations and requirements of customers, while receiving their fully discounted, carrier minimum package rate.
RETAIL DIVE - enVista, a leading global consulting and software solutions firm, announced today that it will deploy its unified commerce cloud platform solutions to optimize order orchestration and enable multi-enterprise inventory visibility for Walker Edison, a leading ready-to-assemble furniture product design, manufacturer and distributor focused on drop shipping via the largest online marketplaces and retail ecommerce...
SCDigest - Supervising on the Line has been revised and updated by leading supply chain expert and enVista CEO Jim Barnes. Through stories and real-life examples, the book offers timeless, common sense tips for managing employees in the DC.