eCommerce Shift Requires New Look at Network Strategy

Rapid acceleration of eCommerce growth requires review of the network strategy for opportunities to alleviate capacity constraints that impede business continuity or continued growth.

Is Micro-fulfillment Right for Your Company

To ensure a micro-fulfillment strategy is profitable, companies must work through all the effects it may have on their business—from real estate investments to storefront utilization.

Micro-fulfillment: Increasing Responsive Fulfillment

Customer expectations for convenience and speed require companies to consider micro-fulfillment strategies that enable more responsive and profitable fulfillment of online orders.

Building Flexible Distribution Operations for an Uncertain Future

Fortna’s Diana Mueller sits down with Supply Chain Quarterly to discuss the importance of flexibility in supply chain operations.

Distribution at a Pivot Point: Building the Business Case for Automation

To achieve the fulfillment speed needed to compete with next-day shipping promises, companies must look to automation, which can help improve service capability and drive competitive advantage.

Distribution at a Pivot Point: Addressing the Labor Problem

The labor availability and absenteeism issues that topped supply chain leaders’ list of concerns pre-COVID have become one of labor risk mitigation.

Key Trends that Will Change Your Distribution Strategy

Several key trends are driving changes in distribution strategy. Geopolitical/ economic uncertainty, customer expectations, disruption and volatility all threaten to derail the best plans.

How e-Commerce & New Technologies Have Transformed DCs

Chris Slover talks with SupplyChainBrain about how technologies and warehouse execution software have transformed distribution center design.

When Hospitals Become Distributors

A growing number of health care systems are moving to self-distribution for consumables. In this SupplyChainBrain article learn what makes self-distribution of pharmaceuticals challenging.

Warehouse Software Will Drive the Next Big Breakthrough in Distribution

A new class of warehouse software is driving unprecedented levels of optimization, enabling flexibility, extending the life of existing assets, and providing a platform for piloting new technologies.