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The trade title for professionals in logistics, supply chain and operations
The trade title for professionals in logistics, supply chain and operations

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year! From the ED Team 🎁
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A year in eDelivery: reflections on 2015 - It’s been the case in my weekly columns that I try to look at a topical issue from a different perspective; to look at the bigger picture, as it were. But I thought I’d break with that tradition this week. This year has been eDelivery’s first full calendar year in operation – we launched just in time for peak 2014 – and I think it’s fair to say that for all of us who work on the title, it’s been a great year. We ran our first ever event, eDelivery ...

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Time is ticking for 3PL collaboration - Maarten Baltussen, JDA Software Maarten Baltussen, VP EMEA at JDA Software investigates whether 3PLs could be the solution to Operations Directors’ omnichannel woes internationally? In order to meet the demands of today’s omnichannel environment, retail operations directors are racing to transform their businesses’ agility. Closer collaboration with the third-party logistics sector (3PLs) does not immediately come to mind as a solution to help overcom...

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Oracle Retail: how to manage festive product demand - Dusan Rnic, VP UK, Oracle Retail at Oracle, writes for eDelivery on the importance of demand management and supply chain efficiency for keeping the promise to the customer. Dusan Rnic, Oracle This year’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales of around £3.3bn in the UK mark just the beginning of the holiday shopping season as shoppers flood the high street and online in search of the perfect gifts. For retailers, it is absolutely critical t...

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News round-up: switch from online to in-store, and more… - Panic Monday sees shoppers hit the high street Today, 21 December, is predicted to mark the switch from online to in-store shopping, according to retail intelligence specialist, FootFall, which says in-store traffic is set to rise 2.5% year-on-year. The busiest in-store shopping day will be 22 December, with footfall up 54% on the daily average. Unlike last year, which saw stores inundated with last minute shoppers on the Saturday b...

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Royal Mail buys NetDespatch - Royal Mail has announced that it has acquired NetDespatch, the parcel data and labelling platform for postal and parcel carriers. NetDespatch was founded by CEO Becky Clark in 1999. It works with a wide list of ecommerce partners, including ChannelAdvisor, eSellerpro, Magento, OrderWise and StoreFeeder. Its list of carrier partners includes APC, Coliposte, Jersey Post, UK Mail and Yodel, as well as Royal Mail, of course. In a statement issued earlier today, Roy...

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Avoiding cross-border shipping mistakes: guest comment - Cross-border ecommerce is growing, with consumers increasingly happy to buy from retailers abroad (around 61% in the UK). Selling internationally doesn’t make the fulfilment of operations any easier though, especially as consumers demand the same choice and convenience that domestic companies can provide. Large numbers of consumers are also saying they would choose one retailer over another offering the same item because of a positive...

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Hobbs tries Doddle collections and returns on for size - Women’s fashion retailer, Hobbs, is offering free next-day delivery to Doddle stores as one of its newest shipping options, until 23 December. The promotion follows the retailer partnering with Doddle, which will offer next-day services for £3.95 (free for purchases over £150) and free returns. Hobbs, which is in the Top 100 of InternetRetailing’s IRUK Top500 report, already offers click-and-collect to 54 of its 100+ stores across the...

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Flexible delivery is the way to a Millennial’s heart but not to their wallet

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Amazon’s logistics ambition, Millennials’ delivery demands and an Irish perspective
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