Visit the Groenewout Inspiration Session on Logistics & E-commerce

What are the trends and developments in Logistics & E-commerce? That will be the main focus of the inspiration session that Dutch consulting firm Groenewout is holding on March 13 in Den Hout in the Netherlands. Groenewout offers professional consulting services related to supply chain management, logistics, construction management, project management and engineering… Right around the world, companies of all […]

LogisticsMatter is going to LogiCon. And you?

For the third year in a row we are Media Partner for the European LogiCon conference February 11th-13th in the Grand Krasnapolsky Hotel in Amsterdam. Retail, CPG companies and solution providers come together to discuss the current and future state of supply chains.  The conference starts with a drill down day on Forecasting and Demand Planning. The theme of the […]

Same-Day? Right on Time Delivery!

Since the end of 2012 Same-Day Delivery is a returning topic on Logistics, Supply Chain and e-Commerce news sites and blogs. It all started about a year ago when large online and offline retailers launched Same-Day Delivery services. These retail / e-tail giants used the traditional model when it comes to getting the goods to their end customer, at least […]

CSCMP to Host Workshop Featuring World-Renowned Creator of Store-Level Distribution Resource Planning

Lombard, Illinois USA (February 13, 2013)–The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) will host an educational workshop on store-level distribution resource planning (DRP), March 25-26, 2013, at the organization’s headquarters in Lombard, Illinois. The two-day event will be conducted by André Martin, co-founder of collaborative flowcasting and chief executive officer of RedPrairie Flowcasting Group, LLC, and Mike Doherty, co-author […]

Gartner Says Half of New Retail Customer Identities Will Be Based on Social Network Identities by 2015

Analysts to Explore Tomorrow’s Identity and Access Management Demands at Gartner Identity & Access Management Summit 2013, March 11-12, in London, U.K. By the end of 2015, 50 percent of new retail customer identities will be based on social network identities, up from less than 5 percent today, according to Gartner, Inc. Along with federation technologies and mobile computing, social […]

Online entrepreneurs often misjudge time and loyalty webshops

PostNL requirements survey: 5 out of 10 entrepreneurs faced with setbacks 23 January 2013 at 17:00 CET – The Hague – Half of the online entrepreneurs underestimate the amount of time that must be spent on setting up and maintaining a web shop, according to the PostNL E-Commerce requirements survey 2013, conducted by Intomart GfK. Also 50% of web shop […]

Retailers Cite Consistent All-Channel Customer Experience as Top Priority this Holiday Season

RedPrairie survey finds all-channel customer service is focal point for retailers and their seasonal employees ATLANTA – New survey results released today by RedPrairie Corporation found that nearly 60 percent of retailers say delivering a consistent customer experience across all touch points is their number one priority this holiday season. And to help them meet this goal, 29 percent of […]

comScore Reports $41.9 Billion in Q3 2012 U.S. Retail E-Commerce Spending, Up 15 Percent vs. Year Ago

comScore Chairman Gian Fulgoni to Present Overview of Q3 2012 E-Commerce Trends in Upcoming Webinar RESTON, VA, November 7, 2012 – comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released its Q3 2012 U.S. retail e-commerce sales estimates, showing that online retail spending reached $41.9 billion for the quarter, up 15 percent versus year ago. This […]

Primark-DHL logistics center begins operations

40,000 sq m for fashion logistics 150 jobs created for the region, with more to come Third Primark-DHL logistics center in Europe Mönchengladbach, 11/07/2012, 03:00 PM CET – Leading contract logistics specialist DHL Supply Chain has officially opened its logistics center in Mönchengladbach for its customer Primark. The facility launched operations with 150 employees. This number is expected to increase […]

Combining Bricks and Clicks: Dutch Retailer Premiers New Concept

Albert Heijn’s Online Customers can drop by a Pick Up Point to get their ordered groceries Albert Heijn, the largest grocery chain in the Netherlands, premiered a new service on November 1st: the Pick Up Point, where consumers pick up groceries ordered online at a scheduled time and pick up point. As the service is only available in a small […]