It’s safe to say that just about every logistics professional reading this Special Digital Issue is feeling the enormous pressure that e-commerce has introduced to their operations.
Indeed, this new, rather hasty world has introduced more risk, complexity and headaches than we’ve ever faced before.
Today, we’re all working to figure out how to manage omni-channel order fulfillment while establishing a more efficient distribution and transportation network strategy to accommodate smoother inbound flow as well as nextday or even same-day delivery windows.
To do this, retailers, distributors, suppliers and manufacturers now feel they have to innovate, adapt and evolve—or get knocked out of their respective market positions.
In an effort to push the culture of innovation forward, the editorial staff of Logistics Management has collected these seven features that are designed to help shippers get a better grasp of the e-commerce and omni-channel fulfillment realities and offer some practical solutions for how shippers can better manage logistics at the speed of now.