Holidays

Retailers Rely on Supply Chains to Deliver Positive Customer Experience this Easter

Supply chains and third party logistics (3PLs) must offer optimized solutions to meet consumer demand throughout the Easter holiday. In 2018, Easter was celebrated by¬†84% of Americans. This fun and festive April holiday, is a time for children, family and friends, to enjoy traditional gatherings and exciting Easter egg hunts. This holiday is also a …

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5 Tips for Supply Chain Professionals to Survive, and Succeed, The Holiday Season Logistics Peak

November is almost at an end. As December nears, the holiday peak looms for many distribution centers. The season will be the busiest for us in logistics and transportation thanks to Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Christmas Eve, and Boxing Day. Customers will be expecting to receive their purchases and gifts with little hassle. This means …

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As e-Commerce Expands, Delivery Time Slows Down for the Holidays

Kurt Salmon, a global management consulting firm, recently put out a study of online orders from 62 different retailers. The study analyzed online orders that were shipped to consumers, as well as those picked up in-store to measure shipping speed, accuracy and cost. The most interesting find in the study, is that on average, order-to-delivery …

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