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[Infographic] A History of Logistics - http://bit.ly/2voUMl5

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Whether it’s a point of sale system, an e-Commerce enablement system or a parcel shipping solution, many retailers wonder whether they should choose a cloud-based or on-premise software solution.

The answer, briefly, is: It depends.

It depends on your business needs, IT sophistication, budget, margin sensitivity and numerous other factors.

In this post, we’ll discuss the pros and cons of these two different software business models and propose a strategy to help you make the right choice for your business - http://bit.ly/2uFRF9C

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If you’re a UK retailer or business that exports products within the Eurozone, you can ill afford to take a “wait and see” approach before addressing these changes. Finding yourself playing catch-up to your competitors could easily result in lost sales and/or market share. Instead, savvy companies are proactively treating Brexit as they would with other disruptions to their international supply-chain and have already begun taking necessary actions. These include reviewing both the capabilities of their existing trade compliance software, as well as their current logistics/distribution models.

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The BBC recently reported that in a survey conducted by the UK’s Savvy Marketing agency, 66% of those surveyed sent back a women’s apparel item purchased online within the last 6 months. The Financial Times recently cited other statistics indicating that while 25% of women’s apparel purchases were destined to be returned, that number paled in comparison to the return rate in Germany, where a whopping 70% of items ordered online were returned.

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Globalization is one of the biggest factors driving retail growth, but it’s also creating complexity for retailers who, in the past, mainly worked with domestic customers. And where there is complexity, there is also risk. Nowhere is this more true than when managing global trade.

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Three Ways Retailers Can Optimize Delivery with Multi-Carrier Shipping Software - http://bit.ly/2tCxqJd

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Three Ways Retailers Can Save Money With Desktop Shipping - Global desktop shipping costs amount to approximately EUR 70 billion or $73 billion USD.
Retail is all about margin, and that means cutting costs where it matters—those services that are not differentiators to the customer.

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Imagine for a moment, you’re a customer. You’ve chosen what you want to purchase and you’re all set to buy. You’ve entered your payment details and are presented with shipping dates and costs. What could possibly go wrong? Quite a bit, it seems. - http://bit.ly/2qnBF9a

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You may have heard that omni-channel is the wave of the future for retail. But what is omni-channel, and why is delivery optimization the key to implementing an omni-channel strategy? - http://bit.ly/2rcGJBb

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The transition to omni-channel—instead of the either/or choice between brick-and-mortar retail and e-commerce—creates a challenge for brick-and-mortar retailers who are late to the game of online retailing. How can they compete against e-tailers like Amazon and others who’ve mastered the intricacies of logistics involved in e-commerce? In particular, how can brick-and-mortar retailers making the shift to online cope with the challenges associated with delivering online orders? - http://bit.ly/2pgDKHT
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