Drones are going to become an option for certain selected final mile deliveries in the future. Will drones become the next best option for final delivery and meeting customer expectations? We believe there is still a lot to be understood about the rules, regulations, and costs of using drones for final mile delivery.
Part I discussed the demand side of inventory planning. Part II addresses the vendor/supply side of this computation. Your end exemplifies your strategy, the products that will position your business, and the customers that are important. It is the tactical representation of your strategy.
Part I will discuss the demand side of inventory planning. This will help you understand the processes to define what you need to predict and the factors you will need to consider. Part II will address the vendor/supply side of this computation.
By Scott Moon Principal, Tompkins International In Part I of this series we discussed the culture, values, and expectations from best in class planning. We concluded that planning encompasses all of the best thinking at the time the plan is created to develop a roadmap for organizational alignment. When planning is at its best, the…
Planning is often a misused term to describe the internal discussion that should be had to align the vision for a long term focus.
The “singles day global shopping festival” breaks sales records and lays the foundation for “new global retail” model.
Although the ocean shipping industry is in a dire situation, it will not stay this way for long as carriers adjust to mitigate excess capacity.
Why brands and retailers should act now on Chinese Cross Border Commerce
By Tim O’Connor Wholesale & Distribution International With 57 stores – and two more due before the end of the year – Z Gallerie still has a lot of potential for growth, especially in the Northeast. With this expansion, Z Gallerie is investing in new technologies to improve its supply chain and is exploring…
James A. Tompkins, Ph.D.
CEO, Tompkins International