‘Tis the season to be worried about retail logistics! This year, as many retailers prepare for their busiest weeks, uncertainty abounds. Consumer demands are shifting more rapidly than ever, e-commerce continues to disrupt brick-and-mortar retail in unexpected ways, new pressures are being put on fulfillment, and the trade war with China looms over every sales […]
The latest logistics challenge? Rising warehouse costs. You can thank the internet for the squeeze on warehouse real estate. Companies like Amazon have made next-day and same-day delivery a consumer expectation, and those capabilities require retailers to keep their stock as close as possible to the customer.