Jeffrey Berichon, Senior Vice President of product management at Descartes, describes how, for retailers, the benefits of modern pool distribution extend beyond faster and lower-cost store replenishment in this guest post for Supply & Demand Chain
New eManifest rules went into effect November 7th for freight forwarders shipping into Canada. Freight forwarders managing inbound shipments must now submit electronic house bills of lading prior to arrival so the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA)
Pool’s benefits extend beyond faster and lower-cost store replenishment; it’s now a unique model where retailers share a common distribution network of logistics services providers that use common technology to manage the flow of goods from DCs or
Caleres Inc., the global footwear company whose brands include such major names as Famous Footwear, Naturalizer, Dr. Scholl’s and Sam Edelman, has replaced their private fleet with pool distribution for store fulfillment, using Descartes’ BearWare
“Descartes Perform for Food has enabled us to better manage our resources and, most importantly, our people’s time,” said Federico Masias, director of supply chain systems at US Foods. “Efficiency and accuracy are two of the qualities our customers
Pool distribution has been around for 30 years or so but has not been high on most logistics priority lists. Time to take another look?
For specialty retailers like Famous Footwear, pool distribution enables more parcel-like control of freight shipped in LTL volumes where individual cartons go from the truck directly onto the sales floor rather than a storage area, allowing for very
Descartes' Ken Wood: Effective logistics management is crucial to coordinate the complex process that is a construction project. In response to rapidly evolving logistics demands, contractors and suppliers are turning to mobile technology to increase
Descartes' Jeffrey Berichon describes pool distribution as specialty retail's "secret weapon" leveraging numerous retailers and pool operators to substantially lower distribution costs and increase delivery frequency.
Descartes CEO Ed Ryan is interviewed on BNN's The Close about its recent acquisitions and the possible affect of a Trump presidency on global logistics.