How Retailers Are Handling Increased Digital Sales

Retailers are experiencing a spike in digital sales as the COVID-19 pandemic accelerates consumer trends. The below article focuses on how Target is responding to this spike. Here is a quick overview: Target is utilizing 1,900 stores as fulfillment centers to accommodate the increased demand. These stores fulfilled nearly 80% of first quarter digital sales…
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PROJECT: Optimizing Operations through Process Simulation and Lean Techniques

THE COMPANY: A global company in the bedding and accessories business. THE PROBLEM: The popularity of their products have created explosive demand and the company needed to know the absolute maximum capacity of their current manufacturing and assembly operations.  They need to know how much space they should allocate for manufacturing, assembly, WIP, and finished…
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Women’s Wear Daily – Claris OnTask Platform Plans Labor to Balance Customer Traffic and eCommerce Fulfillment from Store

#5. Claris, OnTask Platform: This platform serves as a workforce optimization tool. As physical store locations become extensions of distribution centers, store associate’s time has become increasingly divided between omnichannel order fulfillment and in-store customer engagement. Claris’ platform analyzes labor cost of associates participating in non-selling responsibilities and suggests staffing needs to improve revenue and…
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Claris Solutions at the NRF Big Show in Booth 4525

We hope you’ll join us at this year’s National Retail Federation Big Show on Sunday, January 15, Monday, January 16 and Tuesday, January 17, 2017; we’ll be in Booth #4525 on the Main Exhibit Floor. This year, in addition to our Core Competencies, we are excited to present our OnTask Workforce Optimization Software which includes:…
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Modern Material Handling – Top Supply Chain Software

SAP, Oracle, JDA, and Manhattan.  These are the giants in the supply chain business.  But what is the best fit for your company?  Check out this link to look at the data from Gartner.

The New Age of Minimum Wage

The minimum wage is going up. The future survival of many retailers and logistics operations will depend on adapting to the new wage landscape.