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In a feature story on ecommerce operations and fulfilment, MultiChannel Merchant takes a closer look at how shipping technology is helping retailers, such as appliance parts supplier McCombs Supply, to drive ecommerce growth, and overcome the escalating costs and poor delivery execution associated with manual shipping. For McCombs Supply, shipping smarter—for instance, from 150 packages a day to 150 packages an hour—in the face of swelling ecommerce demand has been critical to the company’s ongoing success. 
With the holidays upon us, ecommerce and home delivery are top of mind for the logistics and transportation industry. In the Supply Chain Dive article The Secret of Top Performers: Transportation Management is a Competitive Weapon, Descartes’ Chris Jones looks at how top performers are using transportation management systems to fuel growth and performance with strategies that help optimize shipments, increase visibility across the supply chain, and improve customer service.
In this feature article for PM Network, Jeffrey Berichon, SVP, Product Strategy at Descartes, discusses the importance of collaboration with customers to drive R&D efforts, citing the company’s ongoing work with its specialty retailer Steering Committee to define and meet their transportation and logistics needs.
In an interview with Supply Chain Management Review Brendan McCahill, Senior V.P. of Trade Data Content at Descartes, discusses how Neopanamax ships are pushing ports to reconfigure their supply chains and invest in infrastructure that maximizes the use of their available space to keep goods flowing.