Can products be on their way to you even before you think of ordering them? Can a company accurately anticipate your order and ship before you even place it? Amazon and other online retailers are investing in machine learning to more accurately forecast consumer demand and reduce fulfillment and shipping costs
Through neural networks Cornershop has improved the accuracy of the estimations of delivery time of products.
UPS invested in last mile drone delivery and innovative partnerships in Rwanda and Tanzania, but is that enough to leapfrog Amazon and Google? Or will they remain a fast follower?
How a luxury department store is integrating ride hailing technology into its supply chain
While much has been made about Amazon’s Prime Air drone delivery program, the world’s largest parcel delivery company is not sitting by idly. A UPS initiative is outfitting its iconic brown trucks with drone systems but technological and regulatory hurdles loom on the horizon.
“You can't ride along with your shipment, so let us do the work for you” . Speed and reliability have been at the core of FedEx customer promise since its inception. However, both standards for speed and reliability are constantly increasing, challenging the shipping industry and keeping technological innovation as a top priority.
Have your favorite food delivered in 30 minutes! Foodora matches hungry customers and popular restaurants, by taking care of the delivery process and providing full transparency along the supply chain
FedEx is one of only three enterprises that together deliver 95 percent of all e-commerce orders in the United States. Having as a center of their proposition facilitate the connection of people regardless of their location, their business model has been transformed during the years to enlarge the portfolio of transportation services to include e-commerce and e-business solutions as well.
In the UK, an online dedicated grocery store founded in 2005, disrupted an industry generating £179B annually . The Institute of Grocery Distribution estimates that by 2019 sales from convenience stores, discounters and the internet will overtake superstores and hypermarkets for the first time . How is this happening?
Walmart has lagged e-commerce competitors such as Amazon. With the acquisition of Jet.com, Walmart hopes to leverage Jet.com's e-commerce and digital expertise to remain competitive.