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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 […]


Suppliers

Amazon vs. Walmart: Who Will Control the Future of Shipping?

August 28, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Retailers are sparing no expense in the race toward faster shipping. Amazon has invested more than $800 million in one-day delivery for Prime members. Meanwhile, Walmart is following suit with free, one-day shipping that could be available to three-fourths of […]


Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, Suppliers

Target’s Same-Day Services Drive Remarkable Growth As Shoppers Rush to Adopt Them

August 23, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Target is beginning to see the impact of its same-day digital fulfillment services. The retailer’s same-day services consist of in-store pickup; drive-up, now at more than 1,550 stores; and same-day delivery through Shipt. The three combined accounted for more than […]