eCommerce Supply Chain Tag

In the world of eCommerce, that showroom has been replaced by the website. Now the website must draw in customers, enhance the brand and boost sales, and highlight products in a way that creates desire – and urgency – to purchase. ...

The phenomenal growth of eCommerce is the easiest change in the retail environment to measure, but another crucial, but more qualitative, change is the evolution of a new form of customer journey parallel to that of the traditional, brick and mortar retail experience....

Last week about 1,000 retail and e-tail professionals descended on Boston for the 2017 eTail East Conference. During the show there were lots of great sessions that discussed various topics including the rapidly changing eTail market landscape, the impact of millennial buyers & Amazon.com, eCommerce site and customer experience optimization, and the fulfillment of products/goods to the customer. If you weren’t able to make it to the show this year, here are 3 of my major takeaways to give you...

GrandCanals Releases Fulfillment Intelligence Cloud v3.5 and Significant Enhancements to TurboRFP Enhanced Solution Allows Companies to Take Control of Carrier Negotiations and Achieve Cost Savings of 20% or More in Weeks Instead of Months Los Gatos, Calif., August 23, 2017 — GrandCanals, the leader in analytics-driven fulfillment, today announced the general availability of the Fulfillment Intelligence Cloud version 3.5.  This latest, updated version includes several significant enhancements to TurboRFP which will simplify the creation of RFPs, comparing results, and managing the RFP...

Most eCommerce retailers are well into their holiday peak planning. After all, securing product, developing and scheduling promotions and updating websites require well-orchestrated, advance efforts.  And with UPS’s June announcement regarding “surge pricing”, no doubt concerns have arisen around shipping cost as well as carriers’ capability to handle daily shipment volume that will exceed an estimated 60% of average. Carriers such as UPS and FedEx plan for the peak holiday shipping season all year and with the experience of a number...