Talking Logistics interviews Chris Jones on the history of pool distribution, its evolution for specialty retailers as a store replenishment strategy, and why it is more relevant than ever to much of the retail market and in other distribution-oriented industries.
Richard Deslongchamps, President and CEO of RDI Logistics, describes his three-year relationship with Descartes and his expansion using Descartes’ route planning solution (Descartes Route Planner™ RV) for daily routing and GPS fleet tracking, adding visibility and efficiency to his business operations.
Joseph Mylie from rePLANET, the largest recycler in the state of California, describes the improvements his organization has seen since implementing Descartes Route Planner™ RS On-demand and Descartes Mobile™ to help manage their supply chain. rePLANET was looking for a robust routing solution to manage their large and complicated operation.
View a video that details how Descartes integrates with SAP GTS to help businesses such as McCormick & Company include denied, restricted and/or sanctioned party screening as a hallmark of its trade compliance program. Descartes MK DPS was the first provider to populate SAP GTS with global trade content.
Learn how SwervePoint, an expert in retail merchandising for Fortune 500 companies, has modernized its global ecommerce order fulfillment processes for enhanced customer service, reduced costs and greater operating efficiencies. Senior management at SwervePoint explain how Descartes OzLink™ for Acumatica is streamlining warehouse operations and automating shipping processes for over 50 business-to-business ecommerce fulfillment programs thanks to seamless integration with external ecommerce applications and with the Acumatica platform.
Tesco has let the store come to the people by creating virtual store. Customers use their smart phone to shop, place items in cart shop just like at the actual store and the items are delivered at home when you arrive there. No more shopping after work, but time to relax! Consumers can shop where ever they go, without even visiting the store. Even when using public transportation, waiting time becomes shopping time. The results speak for themselves: new number of registered members rose by 76% and online sales increased 130%, making Homeplus #1 in the online market.
Andrew Roszko, Senior Vice President of Sales with Descartes, discusses the three biggest trends transforming retail operations - big data, direct-to-store, and omni-channel. Even if you are not a retailer, check this out to understand more about data analytics, the impact of Amazon, and most important - how to get goods to people more quickly.
Jeff Schram, General Manager at UBCR - providing an industry solution to picking up empty beverage containers, explains his relationship with Descartes and describes his success using Descartes’ route planning, fleet management and mobile solutions.
Mike Lombardi, Lean Operations Manager with US LBM, discusses US LBM's quest to find an automated routing and scheduling solution that is able to accommodate a highly variable environment and that required great operational discipline and predictability. After completing all their research, they chose to go with Descartes Route Planner™ because of Descartes' willingness to work with them to ensure all their requirements were met.
Frank E. Miller, CCS, Director of Logistics with W.S. Badcock Corporation, explains how his organization has improved customer service, become more efficient, reduced equipment, and improved safety using Descartes Fleet Management solution.
Eric Cohen from WAXIE Sanitary Supply, America's Largest Family-owned Distributor of Sanitary Supplies & Equipment, discusses the simple transition and deployment of the Descartes Routing solution and the positive impact the technology had on their operations.