Delivery Logistics Industry
Thought and Leadership


[Chain Store Age Webinar] 7 Steps to Building State-of-the-art Retail Delivery Operations

The webinar will present the best practices retailers need to follow in order to successfully build state-of-the-art delivery operations

Are Retailers Turning a Blind Eye to the Importance of Free Shipping?

Free shipping is an essential hook for online shoppers, yet surprisingly many retailers aren’t acknowledging the weight that this carries as part of their overall value proposition.

3 Ways To Build Loyalty Through Your Supply Chain

According to research done at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, up to 15% of a business’s most loyal customers account for 55-70% of its total sales. Loyalty is a feeling that comes from experiencing brand love in different ways, from special in-store experiences to discounts or vouchers.

Upcoming Webinar: Retail Trends in the Age of Digitalization

Like many sectors, the retail landscape has been drastically transformed, changing the rules of engagement, creating new battlegrounds, and compelling retailers to respond with speed and pervasiveness to ensure that they will stay relevant for the long term.

Amazon-Whole Foods Deal: the Biggest Wake-Up Call in Retail History

Amazon accounts for 43% of US online retail sales. The one sector of the retail market Amazon didn’t have a significant toe-hold in was the gigantic $800 billion a year grocery market. That is until now.

TPP, Retail and Shipping… and What it Means for You

With the rollercoaster of the US elections now coming to a close, it seems that the once lauded Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal is "Dead on Arrival." With that change of circumstance comes some unknowns for retailers, shippers, and consumers as well.

[INFOGRAPHIC] 20 Preparations for the Holiday Shopping Rush

This holiday shopping season, like years past, retailers, shippers, and consumers are all preparing and for a huge influx. Each player in this holiday shopping game - retailers, shippers, and consumers - has their part to play and their preparations to make.

Supply Chain as a Retail Channel

One of the things in the world of supply chain management right now is the concept of the supply chain as a retail channel. As you know the newest buzzword in retail is Omnichannel, but that misses the mark, because you've got a connection with the supply chain across between consumers and retailers that are bringing more players into this retail industry.

Instant Gratification and Supply Chains

Change - it's the one thing we can always count on (besides paying taxes). And the change in the way consumers research and purchase products has changed expectations of how they will receive those products.

REPORT: Walmart to Invest $1 Billion in Flipkart

Well, it seems the turf war over online retail and distribution in India is reaching a boiling point.

Demand Driven Supply Chains and the Pressures They Create

It's interesting, this idea that the consumer has begun to dictate how supply chains should work - a far cry from the days of Henry Ford and his famous quote "You can get a Ford car in any color, as long as it’s black." What we're seeing now is demand driven supply chains.

Competition for Online Sales and Best Buy’s Earnings Report

It seems like all guns are fixed on Amazon. From Walmart to Target and now Best Buy, the "traditional" brick and mortar retailers are trying to make up ground they lost to the online retail powerhouse Amazon.