Multi-Channel Distribution

By MMH Staff · August 14, 2015
Company's fourth location intended to tap large technical labor pool.
By MMH Staff · April 14, 2015
PwC CEO survey finds only 19% of top retailers say they can fulfill omni-channel demand profitably.
By Josh Bond · January 1, 2015
As inventory visibility advances the art of omni-channel fulfillment, retail stores and distribution centers are driven to develop new skill sets
By Jeff Berman · September 30, 2014
The relationships between third-party logistics (3PL) service providers and shippers are seeing ongoing developments due in large part to the continuing emergence and sophistication of omni-channel retailing. That was one of the key findings of The 19th Annual Third-Party Logistics Study, which was released by consultancy Capgemini Group, Penn State University, and Korn/Ferry International, a global talent advisory firm.
By Josh Bond · September 1, 2014
As customer expectations parallel those in retail, industrial distributors are breaking out of traditional solutions to meet the e-commerce challenge.
By Josh Bond · June 20, 2014
Study uncovers facts supporting rule of thumb; it costs seven times more to land a customer than to retain one.
By MMH Staff · May 2, 2014
Buyers prefer online ordering, place high value on post-sales support.
By Josh Bond · April 1, 2014
Modern’s annual look into spending plans inside the four walls highlights growing interest in automation and software as workforce issues factor heavily into equipment investments.
By Sara Pearson Specter · March 19, 2014
The failure of retailers to meet e-commerce customer expectations during the 2013 holiday season has prompted many to reach out to enVista (Booth 4907) for supply chain consulting and IT services support, said Tim Talarico, senior director.
By Roberto Michel · March 19, 2014
The impact of omni-channel fulfillment and the power of analytics emerged as the most important trends in an industry survey released and highlighted at Wednesday’s keynote.
By Josh Bond · March 1, 2014
As Internet sales surge and customer expectations intensify, companies are working to create a web of inventory visibility, fulfillment speed and order accuracy.
By Jeff Berman · February 10, 2014
Consumer spending helps GDP post decent gains over the last two reported quarters.
By Josh Bond · January 30, 2014
Retailers expected to pursue real-time capabilities for customized, personalized and localized customer service.
By Josh Bond · January 29, 2014
Retailers expected to pursue real-time capabilities for customized, personalized and localized customer service.
By Bob Trebilcock · November 25, 2013
Our industry needs to listen carefully to our customers to stay ahead of the e-fulfillment game.

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