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Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, Suppliers

Amazon Prime Members Can Now Pick a Weekly Delivery Day

March 1, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Amazon has launched Amazon Day for all Prime members in the U.S. This new delivery innovation enables Prime members to choose a day of the week to be their delivery day, which makes it easier to get purchases grouped and […]


Retail Trends, Suppliers

U.S. Retailers Get Some Good News on Easing China Trade Tensions

February 26, 2019

Via: SCMR Editorial

As the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) convenes this week for its annual Retail Supply Chain Conference, shippers expressed relief that President Trump has called for a delay for increasing tariffs on Chinese Goods. Had the President made good on […]


Suppliers

Accenture Weighs in on E-Commerce Supply Chain Challenges

February 21, 2019

Via: SCMR Editorial

The rapid growth of e-commerce is driving deep changes in our industry, from tightening up trucking capacity to elevating the importance of final-mile delivery processes. To respond, supply chain managers now need to leverage diverse systems, thereby making processes more […]


Suppliers

Walmart stands up container fleet, uses drivers for drayage

February 20, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Braunbach emphasized Walmart is far from causing a significant change in its freight needs, but has been pleasantly surprised by the extra efficiency gained by taking more control of intermodal loads. “Everything is going, frankly, better than planned,” said Braunbach. […]


Suppliers

How to find the right suppliers for your eCom store

February 13, 2019

Via: Lightspeed POS

So you’ve written your business plan, you know which products you would like to sell and also to who your target market is. Now comes putting your plan to action and finding those reliable suppliers for your products. Only once […]


Suppliers

U.S. Retailers Bracing for BREXIT

February 12, 2019

Via: SCMR Editorial

As the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) prepares for its annual Retail Supply Chain Conference later this month much talk is expected to be generated by global trade tensions and profound shifts in cross border dynamics. Top of mind for […]


Suppliers

What Amazon’s last-mile delivery ambitions mean for carriers

January 30, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Last-mile delivery has created a slew of issues that couriers and logistics companies have been working at for a long time. Recently, retailers have taken the issue into their own hands in attempts to ease that headache themselves. Target acquired […]


Suppliers

Amazon to cut fees to compete with UPS, FedEx

January 24, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Amazon Shipping is not the first player to enter the my-fees-are-lower-than-yours fight. Last year, FedEx decided not to charge any residential surcharge for the holiday season, while UPS charged a $0.28 peak fee — a one-cent increase over 2017’s holiday […]


FMCG products, Retail Types, Suppliers

Stop & Shop to Bring Driverless Grocery Store Vehicles to Boston

January 21, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Stop & Shop will launch driverless grocery vehicles in the Greater Boston area beginning in Spring 2019. As part of an engagement with San Francisco-based startup Robomart, the vehicles will bring a selection of Stop & Shop produce, as well […]


FMCG products, Retail Types, Suppliers

Walmart ramps up grocery delivery with 4 new service providers

January 18, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

In a rush to keep up with Amazon and the booming business of e-commerce, Walmart has turned to an assortment of last-mile providers to cover various regions of the country. These companies handle the most expensive piece of e-commerce fulfillment […]