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UPS expects 26% jump in returns this peak season

November 5, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Last year, UPS projected returns would peak on Dec. 19. The pre-Christmas peak in 2018 raised eyebrows, Jim Brill, product marketing manager for the UPS Returns Portfolio, told sister publication Supply Chain Dive in January. He confirmed UPS’ prediction was […]


Suppliers

4 ways 5G is set to transform supply chains

October 23, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

As the 5G mobile broadband standard begins to roll out in cities across the world, supply chain and logistics managers who don’t have a strategy already may be behind the curve. Experts expect the impact of 5G to be felt […]


Suppliers

Supply Chain Trade Compliance Plays Key Role in Upcoming Maritime Conference

October 10, 2019

Via: SCMR Editorial

The 12th Annual Maritime Transportation Forwarding Logistics & Global Supply Chain Workshop will be staged by ABS Consulting in Miramar, Florida October 16 & 17. A major focus of the event will be trade compliance. In this exclusive interview, ABS […]


Suppliers

Direct-to-Consumer Can Be a Supply Chain Nightmare, But It Doesn’t Have to Be

October 2, 2019

Via: SCMR Editorial

Today’s shopping experience is unlike anything we’ve ever seen before. Long-gone are the days when consumers can only enter a storefront to buy desired items and supplier, retailer, and customer relationships have all transformed as a result. As the ecommerce […]


Suppliers

Macy’s Test Free Same-Day Shipping

September 23, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

In the face of fierce shipping competition this holiday season, Macy’s is testing fee same-day delivery with the help of the company’s existing partnership with delivery service Deliv. The department store is testing the service in 30 markets for orders […]


Suppliers

Nation’s Ports Thrive on e-Commerce Supply Chains

September 20, 2019

Via: SCMR Editorial

Despite taking a dip in activity from the tariffs on Chinese goods. U.S. ports continue to benefit from the expansion in ecommerce, observe industrial real estate experts. Furthermore, the 2020 outlook for U.S. industrial real estate remains positive, with low […]


Retail Types, Stores, Suppliers

Macy’s to make same-day delivery free in 30 markets, for a limited time

September 19, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Amazon’s move toward one-day delivery for Prime members may have spurred Macy’s to drop the $8 fee it usually charges for same-day delivery. Perhaps in a subtle dig at Amazon’s offer (which is available only to Prime customers who pay […]


Suppliers

Oracle Gets Supply Chains Talking with New Digital Assistants

September 17, 2019

Via: SCMR Editorial

To help organizations plan and execute more efficient and agile supply chain operations, Oracle has expanded Oracle Supply Chain Management (SCM) Cloud with new collaboration, integration, and digital assistant capabilities. The latest updates to Oracle SCM Cloud were announced today […]


E-commerce, Retail Types, Suppliers

Amazon’s inventory value up 25% as it begins next-day shipping

September 12, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Amazon has already seen some hiccups in its promise of next-day delivery. Many customers complained of later-than-expected shipping times during Prime Day this summer, an early test of the retailer’s delivery promises. But Amazon has learned a lot from Prime […]


Suppliers

Target to suppliers: Keep tariffs to yourself

September 5, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The U.S.-China trade war is starting to create a stark contrast between which suppliers and retailers have the power to shift the burden away from their own balance sheets and which do not. Target, which has an assortment dependent on […]