Monthly Archives: February 2018

The Automated Local Fulfillment Imperative

Numerous times recently I’ve found myself saying (and tweeting) that… ‘Going forward Fulfillment automation is no longer just an option.’ Having been a contributor to many SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities & Threats) analyses for e-commerce service providers, retailers and even … Continue reading

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When it Comes to ‘Logistics & Sourcing’ at RILA Supply Chain the World is Your Oyster!

One of the things I most look forward to when attending the RILA Supply Chain conference is all of the great retail global logistics & supply chain professionals and information to be found assembled all in one place. In less … Continue reading

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Fast is expensive but cheap is slow, until now

Whether it is a Ferrari vs. a Fiat or a Jet Engine vs. a Propeller, generally speaking, to move something quickly has a higher cost than to move it slowly. The ability to move fast at a lower cost is … Continue reading

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