Order Management Systems

5 Modern Advancements Revolutionizing Third-Party Logistics
September 20, 2022 at 10:33 am

Supply chains and logistics have seen seismic shifts forward in recent years. In 2020 alone, companies fast-tracked the digital transformation of their internal operations — and their customer and supply chain interactions — by three years to four years. The digitization of third-party logistics (3PL) providers began in the mid-90s, but the pandemic fueled progress…

Last-Mile Strategies That Make Amazon Prime Day a Success
August 24, 2022 at 3:53 pm

Amazon Prime Day is globally recognized as one of if not the most successful e-commerce events in the world. This year’s Prime Day was Amazon.com's most successful event to date, with Prime members in more than 20 countries purchasing upwards of 300 million products in the mere span of 48 hours. With same- and next-day…

The Secret to Supply Chain Success? Headless Order Management
June 28, 2022 at 3:37 pm

As a retailer you could argue that success is ultimately defined by your ability to get desired goods into your customers’ hands in a timely fashion. But how can you satisfy your customers in the face of supply chain disruption? How can you ensure that you're managing your inventory efficiently and cost effectively? According to…

How Drop-Shipping Can Optimize Your Online Store and Business Process
May 17, 2022 at 11:53 am

Side hustles and e-commerce have sparked a surge in drop-shipping. One report even predicts the market size value to grow to $476.1 billion by 2026. However, while drop-shipping continues to make its way into the mainstream, most people still have no idea what it is or how to get started. So, What is Drop-Shipping? In…

How Radial's Connected OMS and Payment Solution Solves Omnichannel Pain Points
September 29, 2021 at 8:41 pm

In this episode of Total Retail Tech Insights, Editor-in-Chief Joe Keenan interviews Radial's Vice President of Omnichannel Solutions Vikas Aron, and Director of Payment Operations Dave Roessler. Radial is the leader in omnichannel commerce technologies and operations. Aron and Roessler discuss the technology provider's various products and services, and what makes Radial's order management system (OMS) and…

6 Keys to Building a Great BOPIS Program
April 28, 2021 at 3:11 pm

Buy online, pick up in-store (BOPIS) might just be the best long-term strategy for brick-and-mortar retailers. Allowing customers to purchase items online and pick them up curbside or in-store accommodates prevailing consumer demands: safety, efficiency, and convenience. BOPIS will soon be a standard feature of most, if not all, brick-and-mortar operations. Virtually every major retailer…

The Future of Retail After COVID-19
July 29, 2020 at 4:24 pm

It was a ticking time bomb: in a pre-COVID, increasingly omnichannel-driven world, many areas of North America and Europe were already oversaturated with physical retail. And now that the COVID-19 pandemic has either forced or prompted consumers to shop differently — often online for the first time — the shift to e-commerce has dramatically accelerated. Without…

3 Tips for Order Management in an Evolving Retail Landscape
June 25, 2020 at 7:27 pm

As states around the U.S. cautiously begin to reopen, the reawakening of the brick-and-mortar retail industry will be a phased approach. But even when all restrictions are lifted, consumers may not be ready to dive right back into their old shopping habits. At-home delivery and curbside pickup will likely remain popular among customers who feel…

Don’t Close That Store! Why Bricks Matter Just as Much as Clicks for Retailers
June 5, 2020 at 4:02 pm

With malls closing at record rates and other retailers shuttering their stores reaching the thousands, there’s been a lot of talk about a retail apocalypse. However, if you dig a little deeper you’ll see that the future of retail isn’t so grim. Consumers still value the experience of shopping in physical stores. Even pure-play digital…