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GrandCanals has introduced the Fulfillment Intelligence Cloud for 3PLs, a purpose-built analytics platform that helps third-party logistics providers manage and optimize their fulfillment and shipping across all modes, including small-parcel, less-than-truckload (LTL), truckload, air freight, and ocean. Fulfillment Intelligence Cloud for 3PLs is a SaaS application that enables analytics-driven fulfillment. The solution was purposely built to improve direct-to-customer fulfillment. Read more on...

Logistics technology provider GrandCanals has launched an analytics platform tailored for the needs of third-party logistics providers (3PLs) struggling to adapt to e-commerce demands, the company said today. Known as the Fulfillment Intelligence Cloud for 3PLs, the analytics application could help 3PLs manage and optimize their fulfillment and shipping across all modes, including small-parcel, less-than-truckload (LTL), truckload, airfreight, and ocean, GrandCanals...

GrandCanals Introduces Fulfillment Intelligence Cloud for 3PLs First Purpose-Built Analytics Platform That Helps 3PLs and their Customers Optimize their Shipping and Fulfillment on Display at 3PL & Supply Chain Summit Los Gatos, Calif., June 14, 2017 — GrandCanals, the market leader in analytics-driven fulfillment, today announced the immediate availability of the Fulfillment Intelligence Cloud for 3PLs. The solution is the first purpose-built...

Los Gatos, Calif., June 1, 2017 — GrandCanals, the market leader in analytics-driven fulfillment, will be participating at the Internet Retailer Conference and Exhibition (IRCE) 2017, which will be held June 6-9, 2017, in Chicago, Illinois. GrandCanals will be hosting a booth (#1977) where the company will be showcasing their industry-leading fulfillment analytics capabilities that help retailers and e-tailers fulfill...

With Amazon.com Inc. working to make free same-day delivery a standard part of online shopping, smaller retailers are finding it increasingly difficult to meet consumer expectations. GrandCanals Inc. wants to help. The three-year-old startup, which secured $4.8 million in funding today, sells a service designed to help e-commerce companies find ways to streamline their shipping operations. Dubbed Fulfillment Cloud, the platform...

GrandCanals Launches Fulfillment Intelligence Cloud 3.0 and Closes $4.8M in Series A Funding to Fuel Corporate Growth Fulfillment Intelligence Cloud 3.0 Enables Retailers and Ecommerce Companies to Fulfill and Delight their Customers Like Amazon.com Los Gatos, Calif., May 16, 2017 — GrandCanals, the market leader in analytics-driven fulfillment, has closed a $4.8 million Series A financing round led by Cloud Apps...

Millennials, the first digital native generation, now outpace baby-boomers in combined buying power for the first time in history and it is anticipated that 70% of worldwide spending will be done by millennials by 2020. What does this mean? This means that millennials, and their desire for choice and convenience, will drive requirements and customer expectations on fulfillment for retailers...

In the progressively competitive e-commerce world, retailers endlessly hunt for new ways to grow sales and lessen costs to profitably compete. Cultivating the customer experience is of the utmost importance in generating and retaining e-commerce shoppers. Clearly, a well-oiled, global supply chain plays a significant role in guaranteeing fulfillment success. Read more from our own Mike Comstock here: Internet Retailer....

Today's supply chains are so complex and change so rapidly that optimization efforts often are overtaken by events, says Mike Comstock of Grand Canal Solutions. Planning needs to become much more dynamic, with analytics adapted to make optimization a continuous process, he says. The complexity of today's logistics is overwhelming many companies, says Comstock, senior vice president for customer success at...

There has been a pretty constant ecommerce drumbeat in the business-to-consumer (B2C) arena over the last few years. Brick and mortar stalwarts with their roots in the 19th century are facing declining sales--sometimes even outright extinction--while ecommerce sites like Amazon.com grow by leads and bound every year. Read the story on Manufacturing Tech Insights....