“The pandemic was a stress test that uncovered many weaknesses and faults in retailers’ operations,” according to Orlee Tal, CEO of Stor.ai, “We are seeing a growing number of retailers reassessing their current systems and working to deploy the next generation of e-commerce capabilities that blend the digital and physical shopping experiences. It’s now about customer-first commerce.”
As the vaccine is distributed to more and more of the population, will we see a shift back to in person shopping, or will we continue to see a rise in online shopping? With the convenience of online shopping and consumers having access to so many different products at the click of a button, will they want to return to stores? Here is part 2 of the series.
Maximize CPG Efficiency and Accuracy to all Channels
The Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) market is competitive, vast and diverse. CPG product distribution spans the broad market of direct-to-consumer fulfillment and through dynamic retail channels. Consumer markets are at the leading edge of multichannel logistics and include virtually every vertical product category sold.
The logistics industry is continually evolving to keep up with the latest technology and trends. This infographic will highlight a few of the trends that we are seeing.
Taking a look back...Cadre offers a comprehensive review of how the holidays affect 3PL logistics, warehouses and supply chain solutions. Check out some of our past holiday content below. From prepping for the rush, to tips and easy ways you can succeed (and increase your bottom line!), Cadre’s got you covered.
Even though we are in the midst of spring, both retail and warehouse operators are starting to look toward the end of the year when the busy holiday season heats up and orders starts flying through the door.
Selling online successfully means partnering with a third-party logistics provider (3PL) that can accommodate you no matter your shipping volume or capacity. The holiday season can present unique challenges for any growing ecommerce business, such as fulfilling peak volume ordering, so you want a 3PL that is flexible and can help you scale your operation up or down depending on the time of year.
Online retailers are in the season of preparing for the shopping frenzy that takes place between Thanksgiving and Christmas Day, which means establishing a plan along the supply chain that is designed to meet increased demand. After all, their reputation is at stake. There could be nothing worse for reputation management than assuring on-time delivery that doesn’t arrive on the designated date. The holiday seasons revolves around the calendar, so retailers who make mistakes during these two months are at risk of tarnishing their reputation for the rest of the year.