E-commerce

By Jeff Berman · November 19, 2018
The intersection of e-commerce activity and last-mile logistics with growing consumer expectations for same-day delivery has led to increased need for e-commerce distribution operations located closer to consumers in populous urban areas.
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By Ryder · November 16, 2018
Managing order fulfillment operations in the age of e-commerce means coping with all aspects of “more” for the customer.
By MMH Staff · November 15, 2018
Deal will expand omni-channel distribution capabilities for e-commerce companies.
By Bob Trebilcock · November 12, 2018
Gap Inc.’s Gallatin facility was designed to rapidly fill e-commerce orders while minimizing handling.
By MMH Staff · November 6, 2018
Acquisition includes deep experience and assets for faster, easier implementations of SAP Integrated Business Planning and SAP Ariba Supply Chain Collaboration.
By Roberto Michel · November 5, 2018
The combined forces of a strong economy, e-commerce growth and a tight labor market are making it more important for distribution center (DC) operations to find ways to make their existing infrastructure and people more productive. Software and automation continue to prove to be a vital part of the solution.
By MMH Staff · November 2, 2018
For second year, university takes top place in national competition and is recognized for innovative and sustainable packaging designs.
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By LM Staff · October 26, 2018
How confident are you that the shipping solution you have in place today will meet emerging delivery and customer service trends over the next five years? In this webinar transportation technology expert Ken Fleming, COO of Logistyx Technologies, discusses the key trends shaping supply chain delivery today and how they’re influencing shipping system requirements.
By Gary Forger, special projects editor for Supply Chain Management Review · October 18, 2018
When two days is too long, on-demand networks step in to deliver orders in hours or even minutes. This is hot enough that four-year old startups are having to share the space with the likes of Target, WalMart, Home Depot and even Amazon. Ultimately, delighting customers is driving it all.
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By MMH Staff · October 17, 2018
Warehouse and distribution center managers have never been under more pressure to transform their operations through the application of software, automation and new thinking aimed to streamline processes and keep pace with customer demands.
<p>As omni-channel retailers work to ensure the optimal customer experience in-store and online, the functionality of mobile computing<br />
devices has evolved.</p> By Sara Pearson Specter · October 9, 2018
To address e-commerce and omni-channel challenges, many retailers are turning to automation, software and mobile computing solutions to find balance in their distribution channels.
By Bridget McCrea · October 4, 2018
Carrying excess inventory comes at a high cost, but so too do stock-outs and lost customers. Here’s how inventory management software is helping shippers bridge the inventory gap and come out ahead.
By Jeff Berman · September 27, 2018
The report, entitled “Warehouse of the Future: 9 attributes that are redefining industrial properties today,” observes how as industrial vacancies continue to fall alongside rising operating costs and shrinking availabilities of prime land parcels
By Jeff Berman · September 24, 2018
An ongoing state of heightened demand for e-commerce distribution space continues to serve as a driver for several of the largest United States Industrial & Logistics (I&L) leases completed in the first half of 2018, according to research recently published by Los Angeles-based industrial real estate firm CBRE. The research, entitled “Dealmakers: Largest Warehouse Leases in H1 2018,” analyzed the 100 largest leases for the I&L space by square footage.
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By Packsize · September 13, 2018
Top-of-mind CPG concerns around e-commerce packaging are addressed, including package design, sustainability, specialized packaging equipment, and Amazon’s packaging requirements.

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