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Three lessons learned from Amazon Prime Day 2019

Another Prime Day has come and gone, and online shopping behemoth Amazon topped itself again: more than 175 million items made it through the digital checkout over the event’s 48 hours. It was the...

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The three A's of warehousing: Alignment

Company success is not just dependent on one part of the organization. Like most areas in life, success requires teamwork. Each business unit can learn valuable lessons from others to achieve...

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Warehouse 101: Using lessons learned from fulfillment across the organization

It’s no secret that the warehouse plays a critical role in driving a better customer experience. But because most of an enterprise’s employees will never step foot in its fulfillment center, it’s...

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All the news that's fit to pack: The top fulfillment stories of 2018

2018 has been a year of evolution for the supply chain. From new technology and processes to shifting consumer desires and expectations, the warehouse has faced its share of disruptions while...

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Warehouse management lessons from 2018 Black Friday and Cyber Monday

As the tidal wave of Thanksgiving shopping slowly rolls into the slightly calmer peak season rhythm, retailers can learn a great deal about warehouse management from 2018 Black Friday and Cyber...

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More warehouses, one solution: Three ways a WMS powers multi-site fulfillment

Demand for fulfillment space is high, as more companies fill their warehouses to the brim with SKUs. According to Logistics Management’s 2018 warehouse/distribution center survey, 75 percent of...

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Walking the tightrope: On-time delivery vs. shipping accuracy

According to a study conducted by Retail TouchPoints, 49 percent of warehouse managers see customer expectations around delivery times as their most significant last mile challenge. But the rise...

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Small is beautiful - tackling the challenge of fast fulfilment

I recently had an interesting conversation with a senior manager of a major high street retailer. We were discussing online order fulfilment and the frustration of trying to keep up with the...

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Never too early: Three metrics to track this peak season for next year's improvements

By now, your organization is likely deep into peak season planning – which means the time has come and gone to re-evaluate your fulfillment processes for this year’s rush. From here on, the focus...

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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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