Supply Chain Management Blog
Imagine your customer has been waiting for the delivery of a long-awaited product and it’s finally on their doorstep.
For children across the world, Santa Claus is a legendary figure who embodies the spirit of Christmas, goodwill, and of course, gift giving — and to companies, he represents that and much more.
On the eve of Apple’s most important iPhone launch in recent years, the iPhone’s supply chain shortages and delivery delays continue to make headlines.
In today’s increasingly digital world, even physical supply chain processes are being disrupted. Fulfillment, specifically, has become an area with increased responsibility in the digital age.
No matter what time of year it is, when you enter your local grocery, pharmacy or big box store they will be selling merchandise for the next big holiday or retail season.
It may be hard to believe, but the holidays are just around the corner. And for those of us in the supply chain industry that means just one thing: peak season.
While the wild west of retail has long been reformed, the result has been the creation of a laundry list of rules and regulations that manufacturers and distributors must abide by to avoid major fines.
Whether facing a major product launch or compiling standard monthly forecasts, the accuracy of demand forecasts is crucial.
Few can have missed the changes happening in the retail sector. Brick and mortar retail brands are reinventing themselves and their business models to survive in an e-enabled retail world. It should not be a surprise that as retailers innovate with new store concepts, footprint and promotional models, the supply chains that support them must be increasingly agile to meet the changing needs and formats of brick and mortar and e-commerce retailers.
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