White Paper: Gep
Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) is not a new concept, but it has been growing in importance. The theory is that SRM helps enterprises drive value in both recessionary periods – like that of the last few years – by enabling cost reductions, and also in high growth phases by supporting increases in market share. The reality, however, is that very few organizations have seen demonstrable results from SRM
programs – very few of these initiatives are truly effective or sustainable, primarily due to poor strategy and execution.
Has the wholesale distribution segment of the supply chain become an unnecessary step in the sales process with the constant advances in marketing technology and the rapid growth of consumer self-service sales? Or has a new opportunity been created?Is the salesman dead or just evolving? Expanding to wholesale and retail distribution, makes it possible to verify the quality of products and processes and creating new operating methods, and simultaneously cut times to market and costs. Death of the Salesman:What does it cover? This whitepaper talks about the wholesale distribution system of the supply chain as a dispensable process or not. What's the cause of death for the B2B salesperson in the highly transactional world of wholesale and distribution? Are wholesalers/distributors doomed to be a thing of the past? Are wholesalers destined to be absorbed by their suppliers? How is it that the wholesale and retail distribution segment of the supply chain has become an antiquated business model in terms of client relationship management? How wholesale distributors can grow through a shift in their business models?
By: Ship Station
Shipping process has changed dramatically over the past few years and there are many reasons a customer may be ticked off. When you're first starting to build out your shipping process, it's easy to just do what gets the orders out the door and never re-visit how to make your processes more efficient. This whitepaper helps eCommerce companies become more efficient shippers. Key takeaways from this Guide on Efficient Shipping: Shipping software tips and Customer shipping pricing strategies How you set up your physical shipping space—your ShipStation. Breaking down how efficient your shipping processes are. Setting up your physical shipping space with the right tools to make your shipping process even more efficient Package Customization: Choosing the right box sizes for your products How to save money on postage and shipping and to ship internationally How to handle large increases in orders when your current shipping process may not be best suited to handle them
Personalisation is one of the hottest ‘buzzwords’ in the eCommerce and multichannel dictionary, argues that online retailers need to broaden their focus. Rather than solely providing a...