How do you respond to the challenges of the Omnichannel?
With 41% of consumers using two or more channels during purchase process, achieving flawless fulfillment has become more of a challenge than ever.
Businesses are trying to embrace increasing volume, rising velocity and variation coming from the different channels and optimize order delivery to customers.
That always-connected, tech-savvy shopper expects a seamless, faster purchasing journey, whether she’s buying online and picking up in store or wants her merchandise delivered in two hours to her door.
E-commerce is driving transformational change end to end in the supply chain: manufacturers, wholesalers and retails are increasingly collaborating out of necessity to meet the demands. To the manufacturer it is an opportunity for true innovation – now they can introduce new channel.
How can retailers effectively compete and be more efficient in terms of shifting inventory?
How can manufacturers be more efficient in leveraging their own brand as well as continue their partnership with the brick and mortar retailers?
How can they thrive in a market that has essentially been disrupted at it’s core?
With e-commerce currently accounting for 15-20% globally (or 30-40% in the developed markets), complete digital transformation of the supply chain that addresses key pain points is imminent.
Companies are turning to digital technology and analytics to bring automation, merchandise visibility and business intelligence to the supply chain to compete in the on-demand consumer economy.
Real time location solutions, tracking location of people, materials, assets will be critical technologies to help companies operate more effectively in this new environment.
Access a study made by our partner Zebra Technologies on Reinventing the Supply Chain to find out how manufacturers, retailers and logistic companies are preparing to meet new on-demand fulfillment expectations and what the future holds for omnichannel fulfillment.
Download an insightful and comprehensive report on REINVENTING THE SUPPLY CHAIN: THE FUTURE OF FULFILLMENT VISION STUDY from our partner Zebra Technologies