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enterprise parcel management

In partnership with Pierbridge, whose Transtream technology powers the parcel solution within the Thomasholmes Rater TMS, we are pleased to announce the publication of a new white paper titled “The Guide to Proactive Inbound Outbound and Reverse Enterprise Parcel Management.

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supply chain and ecommerce

The management lies in the hands of e-commerce and omnichannel sales strategies. Customer service is more important than ever, and customers expect purchases to arrive at record speeds with free or low-cost shipping, says GlobeCon Freight Systems. As a result, e-commerce will have wide-ranging impacts on supply chain management.

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Omnichannel Return Strategy

Amazon has reigned supreme in e-commerce for years, but Walmart is well on its way to making the e-commerce giant a little nervous. Amazon acquired Whole Foods and dropped the price of Prime Pantry through Prime Perks. Amazon began looking into brick-and-mortar storefronts, hoping to capture a new slice of the omnichannel pie.

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Implementing Omnichannel

Omnichannel has been a buzzword in supply-chain circles for several years, but retailers that have invested in implementing omnichannel strategies have shown less than superior results, says Steve Dennis via Forbes. Some retailers invested in online sales and in turn, neglected their storefronts.

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Trends in American manufacturing

Revolution is prevalent across the manufacturing lines. Manufacturers are looking for ways to explore new technologies, reinvent manufacturing strategy, enhance troubleshooting, bringing manufacturing closer to consumer and levy the power of intelligent tools to streamline operations and cut costs.

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Mobile Cart Technology

Logistics and warehousing companies are facing unprecedented business challenges in 2018. E-commerce and globalization are increasing the level of competition for distribution centers every day. Elevated shipping costs at major carriers like FedEx and USPS are squeezing margins thinner than ever before, and product diversification demands from the consumer have never been greater.

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logistics E-Commerce

With the increase in the popularity of e-shops and delivery companies, the logistics e-commerce business keeps growing. It faces more and more challenges, as the customers need companies to be quick and increase their logistics performance more than ever before.

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Last Mile eCommerce

While automation is poised to revolutionize eCommerce Logistics and last mile delivery, last mile eCommerce will benefit from increased use of white glove logistics services. As explained by Andrea Obston of Parcel Industry, last mile delivery must be free, fast and all-inclusive.

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Last Mile Logistics

Last mile logistics is among the most misunderstood parts of transportation networks. On the surface, last mile may not seem very important, but it can make up 28 percent of a shipments total cost. In addition, growth in e-commerce is radicalizing how shippers view last mile logistics.