Today we speak to an industry veteran with close to two decades of raw delivery management experience. Liam O’Sullivan has earned matchless following and adulation in his career. He is the Director of Operations at International Post Corporation (IPC), Brussels, Belgium.
The World Bank has said logistical costs swallow up around a quarter of Indonesia’s gross domestic product, citing bottlenecks in supply chains, long dwelling times in ports and lengthy trade clearances. Indonesia’s e-commerce sales are set to rise from 3 percent of retail activity now to 19 percent by 2027, Morgan Stanley estimates.
We have seen the Walmart acquiring Jet, Bonobos, Modcloth, and Shoebuy while planning to set up around 1000 pickup locations for online grocery shoppers. Racing Walmart to the front is Amazon with its grand acquisition of Wholefoods to enable faster deliveries with multiple pickup options.
Optimization is doing more with less while sustaining (or bettering) the efficiency of operations. With multiple orders and shipments constantly moving with an excess of customer requests and demand, fulfilling on-time deliveries consistently not only saves costs but also increases the overall brand value for the company.
Enterprise mobility solutions are unlocking a new phase of benefits with respect to resource movement efficiency. With multiple industries and markets getting more and more focused on consumerism while finding new and better ways to satisfying the increasing global retail and e-commerce demand.
We recently integrated with Alexa, Google Assistant, Cortana, and Siri. Now, the manager can simply relax and instruct their personal assistant to fetch the information for them. Almost anyone can use the personal assistant without any hassle. It doesn’t matter if they are tech-savvy.
Brands ranging from Amazon, Walmart, Alibaba, Target, Uber, Tesla, and many more are diving hard into the zone of location intelligence. The biggest gainers for the same here are the Retail and FMCG trendsetters. Location Intelligence, the primal necessity of the new age, has the retail and FMCG world caught in a tight race to the finish.
Cue in the Justice League (2017). Even though Batman vs Superman left our mouths wide open; sometimes in awe and sometimes in surprise/confusion. Justice League promises to be bigger and better, as it now has ‘The Flash’. LogiNext has enhanced and boosted many such leagues in integrated ERPs around the world.
A logistics management software works toward ensuring greater control for the managers over daily ‘logistics solutions’ scenarios. There is still some way to go to achieve total visibility. Here are some product wishes that all Chief Supply Chain Officers would factor in their resolutions.
This is how Myntra used LogiNext’s cloud-based last mile delivery optimization solutions to make their e-commerce deliveries simpler, faster, and more accurate. Now Myntra can plan, allocate, direct, and track all their deliveries simply using LogiNext Mile. This is how Myntra, one of the top e-commerce companies in India, manages its logistics.