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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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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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