Package theft is impacting 18 percent of Americans and creating havoc for retailers, consumers, delivery companies, and police.
The study identified vulnerabilities across the supply chain and need for investment in flexibility, visibility, and automation to improve resilience.
During this global health crisis, cargo theft criminals see this as an opportunity to take advantage of the fact that securing cargo may not be a priority.
Over the past 5 years there has been a rise in cargo theft incidents reported during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. The pandemic creates new challenges.
COVID-19 has forced businesses around the world to adapt and in many cases to transform from their typical business model to now relying heavily...
Apparel brands and retailers must use the global coronavirus crisis to take stock of their existing business models and create more stable and sustainable...
Supplying open stores and gearing up for retail's reopening has brought logistical difficulties that require creative ideas to ensure safe, timely delivery.
Retail supply chain analysts may want to consider Twitter traffic by geography to be one more signal to improve their demand-based decisions when distributing goods from distribution centers to stores.
In addition to directing goods to store shelves, distribution centers are vital to those now relying on e-commerce or contact-less forms of shopping to receive the items they need.
In supply chain terms, Russia is considered an emerging market, which has grown very quickly in a short period of time. Because of this, little if any well-known retailers from the US or Europe have logistic operations in country. This forces most retailers to use a transportation broker that specializes in shipping throughout parts of the country.