Logistics And Supply Chain
The section deals with the complex operational mechanism of Logistics & Supply Chain. The articles talk about the latest trends, the pain points, effective management, etc.
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In India, the e-commerce sector has seen an unprecedented growth in the recent past. This growth was driven by rapid technology adoption led by the increased use of devices such as smartphones and tablets, and access to the internet through broadband, 4G etc, which led to an increased online consumer base. The impact of this growth
Retailers have been struggling to predict and analyse shopper behaviour forever. No amount of data is enough. Data is the heartbeat of any retailer. Retailers are bombarded with data from digital channels, offline channels, social media and more. There is always the conundrum where there is enough data about what to do with it and how
A new report by the Capgemini Research Institute today reveals that blockchain could become ubiquitous by 2025, entering mainstream business and underpinning supplychains worldwide. Through investment and partnerships, the distributed ledger technology will dominate manufacturing as well asconsumer products and retailindustries,
The so-called “retail apocalypse” is completely overblown, but it does indicate that the retail industry is undergoing a transformation, driven by changes in the way consumers shop across all touchpoints. While it's true that e-commerce has certain advantages over traditional brick-and-mortar, physical stores have their
Modern retail today is a global marketplace which streamlines transactions between manufacturers, producers (farmers), creators (Designers etc.), shopping platforms and consumers. An efficient logistics and supply chain is the key link connecting these stakeholders, facilitating the exponential boom in retail sector. In India, the
While Blockchain is mostly associated with its debut role in the creation of crypto currency, the technology is a major disruptor, impacting several industries. With wide spread applications in sectors involving agreements/contracts, tracking, and payment, the logistics industry has begun exploring Blockchain technology to access its
Moving past tier I cities, the future of retail sector is said to be shining bright in the corners of tier II and tier III cities. In an interesting revelation, last year (between 2006 and 2017) these smaller cities received a whopping $6,192 million in investments, while the bigger tier I cities received as less as $1,295 million.
When Domino’s Pizza first introduced the promised ’30 minutes or free’ guarantee policy, it saw a rapid rise in its market share among the U.S. pizza buying public. Ultimately, customers won: they received hot, freshly-baked pizzas quickly, or they received pizzas that might not be as hot or fresh, but without charge.
By: Ishan Gupta, MD India - Udacity Rising smartphone and high-speed internet penetration have indelibly changed the way Indians transact. With more and more individuals coming online from tier II and III cities boosting India’s e-commerce market to grow at a 30% CAGR and hit a gross merchandising value of USD 200 billion by
By-Sathish Kannan- Executive Vice President Operations in WINIT Large organizations look at the Human Resource Department (HR) to partner business. Partnering business is incomplete unless one has the right tools to drive the larger business objectives for the organization. One of the key tasks for HR business partners is career
The e-commerce sector has grown significantly since its initial days and still continues to carry momentum. The global retail e-commerce sales is supposed to reach $4.5 trillion by 2021. Gone are the days when a select few from tier 1 cities will order online and then wait for weeks for their orders to arrive. Presently, the e-commerce
Digitization is a term quite frequented in the present innovation-driven era, as we all know that a maximum number of businesses have been embracing technology in multiple different ways and have been moving the digital way so as to enhance their business efficiency, control costs and generate greater revenues. Buying and selling of
Logistics and warehousing plays an indispensable role in the transportation of goods across the country. A warehouse is a fundamental part of business infrastructure and is one of the key enablers in the global supply chain. It is the fulcrum for procurement, manufacturing and distribution services which collectively build robust
Over the years, many predictions have surfaced about the transformative effect new technologies would have on supply chain. So far, many have failed to materialize, and we are still stranded on the foothills of this endeavor. Every logistics company likes to reflect on the promised land of a highly connected and efficient logistics
The Indian e-commerce sector is growing exponentially being driven by a young demographic profile armed with smart phones and a country-wide internet penetration. According to a joint ASSOCHAM-Forrester study paper, India's E-Commerce revenue is expected to increase from USD 30 billion in 2016 to USD 120 billion in 2020, growing at