Archive for drop shipping

Keys to a Successful Dropship Implementation

Editor’s Note: For additional insights and advice on this topic, watch the recent Talking Logistics episode featuring Chad Andrews discussing this topic with Adrian Gonzalez. Omni-channel retailers and manufacturers/distributors require agility to compete and thrive in an industry that is ever-changing due in large part to the Amazon Effect. Retailers are adapting their network for […]

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[Video] Keys to a Successful Drop Ship Implementation

Chad Andrews, Senior Solutions Architect at enVista, discusses the keys to a successful drop ship implementation. Podcast version (click to play):

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Top 10 Talking Logistics Videos and Posts in 2017

As 2017 comes to an end, a quick thank you to all of our readers, followers, and sponsors for another great year of learning and conversation on Talking Logistics. The numbers speak for themselves: 43 episodes produced in 2017, totaling more than 1,200 minutes of conversations with thought leaders and newsmakers in the supply chain […]

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Global Trade Networks Create a Single Version of the Truth for Retailers

Drop shipping is becoming more and more popular among retailers as the “Amazon effect” creates intense pressure from customers for quick delivery. Retailers are willing to take the risk associated with releasing the inventory management and fulfilment process so product moves faster. However, the process involves a lot of moving pieces within the supply chain […]

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Drop Shipping: A Perfect Fit for Supply Chain Operating Networks

As reported last month by Jennifer Smith in the Wall Street Journal, “A growing number of retailers are relying on suppliers to ship online orders directly to customers, a strategy they hope will help them compete with e-commerce rivals without spending more on inventory. The practice, known as drop shipping, lets retailers offer more products […]

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This Week in Logistics News (November 14-18, 2016)

Every leaf from every tree on my street somehow landed on my lawn overnight. With hours of raking ahead of me, let’s go straight to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Koch Agrees to Invest over $2 billion in Infor Infor Delivers Next Generation Cloud-based Supply Chain Planning Suite Amazon.com’s Marketplace Concept Spreads to […]

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