order fulfillment

5 Things your Competitors can Teach you About Omni-channel Retail

5 Things your Competitors can Teach you About Omni-channel Retail

The best supply chains in retail enable the quick transfer of goods. They are also transparent, versatile, stable and diversified.

There are three main components to achieving each of these attributes:

  • People
  • Processes
  • Technology

People means having the right individuals performing the tasks that best suit both the individual’s skill-set as well as the needs of the company. Processes means having the best systems in place in order to maximise your supply chains’ efficiency and sustainability.

3 Challenges of In-store Fulfillment (and how to workaround it)

3 Challenges of In-store Fulfillment (and how to workaround it)

In-store order fulfillment presents a great opportunity for retailers. Implemented successfully, in-store fulfillment enables retailers to decrease shipping costs, boost gross margins, increase supply chain efficiencies and more.

However, retailers are not optimised for ‘warehouse-like’ efficiency. They are designed to provide an excellent customer experience for walk-in shoppers.

This in-turn; presents challenges for retailers looking to implement order fulfillment within store.