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enVista Recognized in The Forrester Wave™️: Order Management Systems, Q2 2021

By | on May 10, 2021 |   Retail Consulting

Forrester recognizes enVista “as a best fit for businesses seeking a specialty OMS vendor with versionless cloud infrastructure.” In the newest The Forrester Wave™ report for Order Management Systems,[...]

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Integration Platform as a Service (IPaaS) for Order Management Systems (OMS): What Is It and Why Should Omnichannel Retailers Care?

By | on May 4, 2021 |   Unified Commerce

With the advent of the mobile device and the ability to discover, research, buy and pay anywhere, the lines between physical commerce and digital commerce have become increasingly blurred. Today’s ret[...]

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Why So Many Omnichannel Retailers Struggle With Inventory

By | on Apr 28, 2021 |   Unified Commerce

This article by Jim Barnes, CEO of enVista, first appeared on Forbes.com. If we could characterize today's retail in one word, I believe it would be "unpredictable." Speed of customers, the business a[...]

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Re-Branding Standard Shipping as “Green Delivery”

By | on Apr 22, 2021 |   Transportation

Guest Post: Shane Parker, Account Analyst at enVista It is no secret the most significant trend in ecommerce of the last decade has been the speed of delivery expected by consumers, with a clear singl[...]

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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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