This conference will provide a breadth and depth to our analysis by covering enterprise critical strategies around supply chain and technology infrastructure, store design and service, and CRM and loyalty systems.
“Home delivery routes of e-commerce shipments typically consist of 50 to 150 stops per day, depending on the type of vehicle. By comparison, beverage distributors to commercial clients have routes of 10 to 15 deliveries. The process of looking for parking spaces — and the practice of double parking when none can be found — are the key drivers of inefficiency and congestion.”
Matthias Winkenbach. Research Scientist, MIT’s Center for Transportation & Logistics
“With the growth of e-commerce and next-day delivery options offered by more retailers, consumers demand that products land on their doorsteps at lightning speed. This, in turn, makes it difficult for traditional retailers with antiquated order fulfillment processes to keep up with those that have the technology and capabilities in place to compete against giants like Amazon.”