The next peak is already planned to perfection and Black Friday and Christmas are almost upon us. Hear from Adrian Harris, Director of Multi-channel Logistics at Marks & Spencer, who explains when it comes to planning for peak, it’s a “full-year process”. In this issue, we focus on collaboration, Stephen Rinsler, CEO of ELUPEG – discusses the importance of companies treating their supply chain as a whole connected process. Read what to expect at the eDelivery Conference on 11th October, this one-day event focusing solely on the supply-chain, brings together various opportunities to learn, share, gain insight and discuss industry challenges with peers. (more…)
The shape of retail is changing, not just in moving individual parcels from warehouse to store but also in the utilisation of every cog in the machine of logistics and operations. In this issue, we catch up with Paul Anastasiou, Senior Director, Asda who discusses the toyou pick up drop service. With ‘Peak season’ approaching, we look at the implications ahead and what the industry can learn from 2015. Report on what’s now and next, looking at key supplier launches and retailer insights. (more…)
In this issue we investigate: Amazon: How the company is innovating with operations and logistics for sellers and customers. Parcel Deliveries break the 1 Billion barrier: Emma Herrod reports on the impact on retailers and carriers. The state of retail Top500 2016: The findings of the annual Top500 report and what it reveals (more…)
We start 2016 looking at the role operations, supply chain, warehouse and fulfilment play in closing the feedback loop with customers. From keeping up with demand, and increasing transparency throughout the supply chain, to tracking every ingredient in every product. Paul Miller, director of logistics at Shop Direct, tells us (more…)
Shoppers are increasingly happy to buy from companies outside of their own country while retailers eye up established and developing ecommerce markets around the world. This issue of eDelivery looks at the challenges this expansion brings to supply chain, warehousing, fulfilment, and returns. Andy Brown, Central Operations Director, Argos Stores (more…)
This issue of eDelivery Magazine – incorporating Fulfilment & eLogistics – looks at how retailers are increasing efficiencies in the supply chain and speed to customer while maintaining accuracy and profitability. Issues covered include: the strategic challenges and opportunities of RFID, warehouse automation and mechanisation, fulfilling the 2015 peak and (more…)
The launch issue of eDelivery Magazine, focusing upon the people, processes and technologies ‘behind the buy button’. Issue 1 focuses upon Omnichannel and how offering a seamless experience to customers wherever and whenever they engage with the company is no easy task.