Order Fulfillment

How Retailers Are Improving Fulfillment and Delivery for Long-Term Agility
April 15, 2021 at 6:58 pm

In this episode of Retail Right Now, Total Retail's Joe Keenan and Kristina Stidham discuss an article recently published on Total Retail titled, “Retail Delivery and Fulfillment: Pain Points and Opportunities Ahead,” authored by Guy Bloch, CEO of Bringg. This article looks at pandemic-led surges in demand for at-home delivery, and why it signals a…

The New Fulfillment Journey: How Retailers Can Adapt to Changing Demands
April 13, 2021 at 4:50 pm

2020 accelerated the state of commerce by a decade, permanently altering how consumers choose to shop. U.S. shoppers spent an estimated $201.32 billion online during the 2020 holiday season, an enormous increase of 45.2 percent from $138.65 billion in 2019. This rapid growth may be most noticeable in the business pages, but where it’s felt…

Retail Delivery and Fulfillment: Pain Points and Opportunities Ahead
April 8, 2021 at 5:16 pm

The retail world was rocked this past year with pandemic-led surges in demand for e-commerce and at-home delivery. While many retailers were successful in making the pivot or ramping up their delivery cycles to meet capacity, it certainly didn't come without its challenges. The interesting aspect to the surge in e-commerce we experienced this past…

Retail Redefined: How the Pandemic Shifted the Consumer Experience, Part 1
April 7, 2021 at 2:38 pm

Local retailers serve a critical role in our lives, as places that feed and nurture us, supply our basic needs, and contribute to the local and national economy. I’m excited to kick off the first of a three-part interview series with my friend and mentor Jocelyn Mangan, CEO and founder of Him For Her, a…

Walmart Drops $35 Minimum Order on its Express Delivery Service
March 1, 2021 at 6:51 pm

Walmart is lifting the $35 minimum order required to use its Express Delivery service, which brings items to customers in less than two hours. Express Delivery allows customers to order items from Walmart’s food, consumables and general merchandise assortment such as produce, pantry staples, everyday essentials, toys and electronics, and is currently offered in 3,000 Walmart stores. Express orders are…

How to Adapt to Amazon’s Latest Push for 1-Day Delivery, Part 3
February 24, 2021 at 4:31 pm

Recent changes to Amazon.com's Seller Fulfilled Prime (SFP) program has sent sellers and the entire e-commerce industry scrambling. Merchants must quickly adapt to the new norm of nationwide one-day delivery or risk losing sales on Amazon. Offers from third-party sellers which include free Prime shipping can no longer be offered just regionally; they must now…