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Dark Stores: The Key to Online Grocery Efficiency And Profitability

By | on Apr 20, 2021 |   Supply Chain

This article by Jim Barnes, CEO of enVista, first appeared on Forbes.com. Consumers have long detested spending precious time in the grocery store on a weekly, or even daily, basis. The desire for gre[...]

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Why Retailers Should Actively Nudge Consumers To Buy Online, Pick Up In Store (BOPIS)

By | on Apr 16, 2021 |   Unified Commerce

This article by Jim Barnes, CEO of enVista, first appeared on Forbes.com. Consumer expectations and the way we shop have continued to evolve rapidly in 2020, with U.S. ecommerce sales reportedly incre[...]

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Identifying Logistics Spend and Opportunities for Cost Savings: Strategies to Consider

By | on Apr 12, 2021 |   Supply Chain

In today’s complex retail environment, businesses are competing with ecommerce giants like Amazon to meet evolving customer expectations to receive items anywhere, anytime and as quickly and cost-effi[...]

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Key Considerations and Milestones to a Successful Dropship Program

By | on Apr 6, 2021 |   Unified Commerce

Omnichannel retailers require agility to compete and thrive in an industry that is ever-changing. As retailers continue to adapt their network for an omnichannel approach, they are looking for additio[...]

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Industry Insights: Cargo Vessel Blocks Suez Canal - Impact on Supply Chain

By | on Mar 26, 2021 |   Supply Chain

On Tuesday, March 23, 2021, a cargo ship became wedged in the Suez Canal near Suez, Egypt, halting marine traffic from one of the busiest waterways in the world. The 224,000-ton vessel measuring nearl[...]

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2021 Inventory Optimization Survey: Understanding the Need to Optimize Inventory Profitability and Agility

By | on Mar 25, 2021 |   Unified Commerce

Inventory presents a strategic opportunity for retailers to make business improvements that drive significant and far-reaching results across the organization. Since it ties up the largest amount of w[...]

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What Is Warehouse Automation? Here's Everything You Need to Know

By | on Mar 16, 2021 |   Supply Chain

In today’s highly automated environment, it is impossible to ignore the impact of technology on our daily lives and in the workplace across every industry. In the context of the disruption caused by t[...]

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Industry Insights: Minimum Wage Increases Among Major Retailers

By | on Mar 12, 2021 |   Supply Chain

News about minimum wage increases and pay issues made for prominent news during the month of February throughout the retail industry and beyond. Last week, the CEO of Costco announced increasing its h[...]

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 Upgrade: Beyond the Technology

By | on Mar 10, 2021 |   Microsoft

  Microsoft Dynamics 365 (Dynamics 365 or D365) unifies CRM and ERP capabilities into a single system that works across sales, customer service, field service, operations, financials, marketing, and p[...]

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Transportation Industry Outlook for 2021: What’s In-Store for Shippers

By | on Feb 24, 2021 |   Transportation

As we approach Q2 following one of the most historically dynamic years for transportation in history, shippers continue to face unprecedented challenges in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since Mar[...]

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How Omnichannel Retailers Can Leverage Stores for Fulfillment

By | on Feb 15, 2021 |   Unified Commerce

  Ship From Store Strategy Omnichannel order fulfillment and returns are about delivering a more convenient, consistent and seamless shopping experience for your customers. Today’s empowered shoppers [...]

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3 Steps to Implementing a Ship from Store Strategy

By | on Feb 11, 2021 |   Unified Commerce

As retailers continue to adopt new omnichannel strategies, with a large quantity of products sold online being shipped from stores, how can your company begin to navigate ship from store effectively? [...]

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