How Brick and Mortar Retailers Can Stay Competitive Against Online E-tailers

Any brick and mortar retailer knows that the current retail business is in a state of flux. The former status quo of enormous malls and expansive department stores seems more and more like a remnant of the past, especially with the recent bankruptcy filing of onetime industry king Sears. The short explanation is that the internet has shifted everything online, but that’s not the end of this tale. The truth is that the future of retail is still wide open to businesses that are willing to innovate and redefine themselves. Continue reading

5 Ways Outsourcing Logistics Can Help Businesses

No matter what size your business is, dealing with logistics on top of all your other departments can be a daunting task. Still, many companies try to do everything themselves, thinking they can save money and retain control of every facet of their operations while also expanding their business. This often proves to be overwhelming to a company, leading to reduced performance across the board. Continue reading

Arming Your Supply Chain For Holiday Success

As any retail business owner or logistics manager knows, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are monstrous days for product sales in the United States. The ease of ordering products online has caused businesses to have to prepare for an onslaught of orders. In 2017, 174 million Americans shopped in brick-and-mortar stores and ecommerce websites from Black Friday to Cyber Monday, which topped initial estimates by 6%. Continue reading