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Keeping up with the big boys: How an effective WMS can deliver Amazon style fulfilment

Money makes the world go around, or so the song goes. And while for many, cash will always be king, it is being quickly usurped in the world of ecommerce by a new pretender to the throne –...

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Three reasons a warehouse management system is crucial for mastering multichannel fulfillment

Consumers continue to demand more of their shopping experiences – more options, more products, more instantaneous gratification. And as shopper habits evolve, so do warehouses. 

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Managing the three phases of peak season

According to the National Retail Federation, holiday retail sales increased 5.5 percent in 2017 – the highest sales gain since the Great Recession. With consumer confidence nearing an 18-year high...

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Keeping up with Amazon: How to master Seller Fulfilled Prime

As faster, cheaper shipping continues to feed higher customer expectations, retailers are more pressured than ever to offer seamless, almost instant product delivery. 

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By the numbers: Lessons learned from Amazon Prime Day 2018

Amazon’s annual Prime Day has transformed into something of a global holiday, as shoppers clamor for deep discounts on best-selling items and free two-day shipping. This year’s event was no...

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Three strategies for managing fulfilment spikes (without breaking the bank)

In today’s ever-evolving supply chain, anticipating demand spikes can seem like shooting fish in a barrel. According to a Barclays study, 67 percent of UK warehouse managers find coping with peak...

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Snapfulfil talks warehouse wearables in DC Velocity

Earlier this year, Amazon introduced its next innovation aimed at streamlining the supply chain: warehouse wearables, designed to track employee movements as they pick and pack. Some heralded it...

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Snapfulfil/SUBTA survey reveals subscription commerce strategies, challenges

With the growth of personalization in retail, it’s no surprise that subscription commerce is growing exponentially. There’s a monthly subscription box for almost any interest, from books to wine...

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Your warehouse, their rules: Succeeding in the world of retailer-owned marketplaces

As traditional big-box stores look to e-commerce for their next act, they’re increasingly open to the idea of allowing smaller brands to sell through their online marketplaces. Third-party...

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The next generation: Four tips for managing millennials in the warehouse

It’s official: Millennials are now the largest generation in the U.S. workforce. A recent Pew Research Center study found that, as of 2017, 56 million millennials are either employed or seeking...

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