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Point of Sale: Bye-bye, just-in-time?

Grace Sharkey Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Hello, retail supply chain nerds. Happy Tuesday! Just wanted to remind everyone that we will not have a new episode of Point of Sale this week. INSTEAD, we have a […]

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What external freight makes sense for Amazon’s network?

FreightWaves Staff Friday, September 10, 2021

It will take assassins accuracy, but Amazon has all the data to make aiming an afterthought.

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Nike deserves a curtain call and it’s just getting started

FreightWaves Staff Friday, July 9, 2021

The financial and strategic benefits of shifting toward more direct-to-consumer sales is becoming apparent at Nike.

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Fulfill as fast as accurately possible

FreightWaves Staff Saturday, June 12, 2021

Offering speed enables retailers to build scale and density, but only if expectations are appropriately set and delivered on as promised.

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Oakland container ships

Ongoing port congestion may create opportunistic ‘inventory bubbles’ for off-price retail

FreightWaves Staff Thursday, June 10, 2021

Trips that once took three to four weeks are often taking three to four months, and shipments will undoubtedly miss their season for some retailers.

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Can Petco’s stores save it from Chewy and Amazon?

FreightWaves Staff Monday, June 7, 2021

Petco leverages its stores to fulfill 83% of online sales. That’s much higher than Target’s %, which has the best omnichannel operation in retail.

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