5 Hacks to Perfect Your Supply Chain Management


Stellar supply chain management will increase profits and help expand your business. Use these intuitive hacks to master your supply chain today. The post 5 Hacks to Perfect Your Supply Chain Management appeared first on ecomdash.

Services Gives Back at the Stuff-the-Truck School Supply Drive


Their annual Backpack Giveaway collects and distributes school supplies to local children affected by homelessness or poverty. School supplies typically average $100 per child.

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Creating An Early Warning System: 3 Areas To Monitor For eCommerce Success This Holiday


Monitor Supply. Should demand, supply and inventory issues go awry, it’s best to have a contingency plan in place. Profitero Demand Supply Conversion Holiday 2017 eCommerce

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5 Signs Your Company Needs An OMS


Supply Chain Visibility. One of the key requirements in omni-channel supply chains is having complete visibility of your supply chain at any point in time. Do you have to reinvent your allocation process as your supply chain becomes more complex?

How to choose the best shipping provider for your business


Supply chain management LogisticsThere are over 400 different couriers around the world; however, chances are you only know a handful of them. While major companies such as UPS, FedEx, and DHL are reputable express couriers, they may not always be the best fit for your business.

5 Best Practices for Dropshipping Craft Supplies


One of the most popular product niches in ecommerce is craft supplies. Capitalize on the growing market with these tips for dropshipping art and craft supplies. The post 5 Best Practices for Dropshipping Craft Supplies appeared first on ecomdash.

5 ways tech makes an impact on logistics and on-demand delivery


Supply chain management Customer Management LogisticsDemand for automation, personalized workflows and streamlining complicated operation processes have strongly contributed to a shift in how businesses have to operate today (causing the on-demand delivery sector to boom considerably) and creating a tight relationship between consumers and businesses.

Sustainability, transparency becoming top priority for retailers

Bamboo Rose

announced its departure from the Paris Climate Accord in June, retail and supply chain professionals across all industries spoke out against the withdrawal, arguing that sustainability should be – and will continue to remain – a top priority for organizations across the globe. Retail News climate change retail supply chain sustainability transparencyAfter the U.S.

Communication is key: How digital sourcing improves internal organization

Bamboo Rose

Digital Sourcing & Global Sourcing digital sourcing internal communication New Retail Economy product development retail supply chain

A learning curve: What the retail industry has taught me

Bamboo Rose

Back-end retail is outdated I always imagined the retail supply chain being modern and technologically advanced, but behind the slick […]. Retail News collaboration retail retail technology supply chainIt’s an exciting time to be in the retail industry.

What is supply chain management for wholesale?


Supply chain management involves controlling the upstream and downstream flow of materials and finances from sourcing to manufacturing and distributing, to retailing and finally into the hands of the end consumer. Efficient supply chain management also ensures that a company maintains a constant flow of fresh products at an optimal level that matches customer demand while keeping inventory levels at a minimum to minimize carrying costs.

New whitepaper: “What if” costing mitigates retail risk

Bamboo Rose

Digital Sourcing & Global Sourcing global supply chain retail technology risk mitigation what if costing whitepaperWe all know that the world can be unpredictable.

Survey shows that retailers want more effective sourcing

Bamboo Rose

Digital Sourcing & Global Sourcing Retail News digital sourcing PLM product lifecycle management retail supply chain supply chain surveyThe need to bring high quality products to market faster and more effectively is more pressing than ever before.

4 benefits of using Fulfillment by Amazon


Supply chain management Logistics IntegrationsAs the leading Inventory Management platform, TradeGecko is intimately aware that there are many challenges involved with growing and scaling a successful eCommerce business.

Procurement and supply chain jobs up 13% in the UK year on year

Retail Technology Review

The latest Robert Walters UK Jobs Index has revealed that procurement and supply chain vacancies have risen across the UK, with the number of jobs available in the third quarter of 2017 up 7% compared to the same time last year

Top retailers’ magic trick revealed: Digital technology

Bamboo Rose

For retailers that are behind the times when it comes to tech solutions, it might seem like nothing short of supply chain wizardry will relieve the pressures that old, tired tools put on sourcing. Retail News digital retail sourcing supply chainAs sci-fi writer Arthur C. Clarke once said, “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.”

How DJI created and took over the drone world


We explore how DJI achieved success through its tight supply chain management and extensive R&D. Business Growth Supply chain management Case studiesDà-Jiāng Innovations Science and Technology Co, best known as DJI, took the global drone landscape and airscape by storm in only a handful of years.

Amazon FBA - Will it work for my business?


Supply chain management AmazonIf you’re wondering whether Amazon FBA will work for your business and what are the best products to sell on Amazon FBA, you’re come to the right place. In this article, we highlight the key things to consider if you’re thinking of using Amazon FBA as a means of fulfilment, and tell you all you need to know about delivering different products using Amazon FBA.

Inventory Management eBook: Batch & Expiry


Regardless of whether you’re a brand owner, wholesaler, or distributor keeping track of your products across the supply chain is important, so you can trace all your products in the event of a recall. Supply chain management Inventory ManagementLearn how batch and expiry tracking can help you manage and keep track of product movements and help you grow your business in this FREE eBook.

Webinar: E-Commerce Fulfillment Guide


Join FedEx and ChannelAdvisor to hear about hot topics in fulfillment and supply chain. Industry Trends FedEx fulfillment Supply Chain webinarTuesday, July 11, 2017, at 1 p.m. EDT | 10 a.m.

Predictions 2018: Who Will Win And Who Will Lose Across The Media Landscape

Forrester eCommerce

Marketers questioned the quality of the supply chain. Media, so vital to the wellbeing of the economy, has endured a turbulent year. Agencies reorganized to reinforce their value proposition. Ad tech continued to consolidate. Publishers scrambled to make money and keep their two sets of customers – consumers and advertisers – happy. While that short […]. advertising agencies B2C marketing digital agencies media prediction

5 Supply chain challenges you need to get on top of


Once upon a time, supply chain management was easy. Today, businesses have to contend with global competition, product life cycle compression, and most importantly, rising customer power. Insights & Analysis

Ahlsell strengthens position within online sales

Retail Technology Review

Ahlsell Sverige AB has signed an agreement to acquire Proffsmagasinet AB (Proffsmagasinet), a leading Nordic e-commerce business within tools and supplies with annual sales of approximately 260 MSEK

B2B Ecommerce Site Design


Rain Harvesting Supplies. As told to BigCommerce by Paul Morgan, Rain Harvesting Supplies. Safety Supplies Canada. As told to BigCommerce by Megan Fleming, Safety Supplies Canada. Harbor City Supply. Window Cleaning Supply.

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How 5 Brands Grew Their Customer Lifetime Value 2X in Less Than 1 Year with Loyalty Programs


Now they are expanding beyond a 5,000 sq ft warehouse by breeding exotic animals, and offering supplies for every kind of pet. DBDPet realized, however, that it was difficult to explain where to buy supplies for the pets they sold.

Conversion 101: How to Create an SEM Legend Exercise

Bryan Eisenberg

The local market is tight, supply is low and demand is high. Don’s Contracting is in steady demand. Don will tell you he makes his living off of word of mouth. He doesn’t worry much about online experience.

Adapting B2B Integration To Support Distributed Commerce

Retail TouchPoints

Today’s distributed commerce environment — with its improved digital shopping technologies and widespread adoption of multiple commerce channels — demands greater supply chain agility to drop-ship merchandise when and where the customer wants it.

The State of Retail: It’s all about the community

Bamboo Rose

And as we heard at the Bamboo Rose STARS 2017 conference, retail communities create better products than siloed supply chains. The state of the retail industry is not as dire as sensational headlines make it seem.

Need Ecommerce Business Ideas? 27 Experts Give You Their Best Bet


I think there is HUGE opportunity in construction supply related ecommerce. In my opinion, the construction supply niche has big dollars, decent margins, and very few sophisticated players. Planner supplies.

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Talking the talk: How digital sourcing helps organizations communicate

Bamboo Rose

The digital approach is beginning to take a strong hold in the supply chain as it provides greater innovation and communicative collaboration between organizations and their suppliers. Retailers: Are you using the digital tools that are sparking a sourcing revolution?

How to optimize your business for high demand products


In this article, we take a closer look at products that are currently in high demand right now, as well as explore how you can optimize your supply chain and operations to maximize profits from these high demand products. Many wholesalers will agree that timing is critical in their line of work – if you’re able to ride on the wave of certain high demand products and capitalize on the trendiness or virality of these items, you’ll be laughing your way to the bank.

Three simple ways B2B companies can grow sales


Professionals expect to be supplied with exhaustive detail about the products they assess and to have every question answered in satisfying, accurate fashion. Targeting businesses as customers means courting and catering to informed, discerning buyers who have a lot riding on every purchasing decision. Fortunately, becoming ready to live up to such demands is simpler than you might think.

Expert Q&A: Work with Amazon, or Against Amazon?


On the supply-chain-side, there’s also a lot of challenges. How do you both work with and compete with Amazon? It’s not an easy task.

2017’s Top Sales & Marketing Superstars – and Their Secret to Success

Forrester eCommerce

” Thank you @DiscoverOrg for supplying me with correct budget, trigger, and contact information! More pipeline, bigger deals, massive wins … DiscoverOrg customers are total superstars! Our mission is simple: to accelerate the pipeline and revenue growth of sales and marketing teams every day they come to work. Nothing makes us more proud than to put the spotlight on successful rockstars that are crushing it because of hard work, great skills, and awesome data.

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17 B2B Ecommerce Companies Taking Advantage of a $6.7 Trillion Opportunity (+ How Your Brand Can, Too)


Likely, if you are a B2B organization, you supply products that are consumable or will need to be continually maintained and replaced. Here is a good homepage example from Telephone Man Telecom Supply. Editor's Note.

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Thin & Duplicate Content: eCommerce SEO

Inflow Insights

When eCommerce websites copy product descriptions, supplied by the product manufacturer, and place them on their own product pages, they are put at an immediate disadvantage. Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in November of 2013.

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An Interview with Peter Zaballos, Senior VP and CMO at SPS Commerce


Zaballos: EDI and other technology that enables a more agile supply chain will continue to grow as the retail supply chain is very complicated with new delivery methods such as drop ship and Buy Online Pick Up in Store (BOPIS) and the need to engage customers across channels.

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Top 7 Takeaways from eTail East 2017


In order to scale fashion online, you need an infinite supply of inventory. eTail East 2017 was a huge success. The conference brought together an audience of retailers large and small, alongside expert speakers who shared a number of cutting-edge ecommerce and omnichannel strategies.

Winter is coming: Start making your list now

Bamboo Rose

Retail News PDM retail sourcing supply chainIt’s more than halfway to December and Halloween decorations are already out on shelves and your most prepared customers will have all of their holiday shopping done before you can get your best offers out.

Springboard Retail Case Study:  Porter's

Springboard Retail

Customers shop everything from home décor to baking goods to art supplies and framing. In the years since they first opened their doors in 1915, Porter’s Craft and Frame , a family-owned retailer in Southeast Idaho, evolved from a small bookshop into a multi-store, retail enterprise processing over 200K transactions a year. What enables the store’s continuing success?

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