Online/Direct-to-consumer as a channel will outpace traditional retail store purchases. The multi-channel shopper (ie. shops online and in stores) spends $49 more than shoppers who shop only in retail stores, according to the National Retail Federation’s 2017 Thanksgiving shopping survey
Uncertainty in the supply chain will spur investments in supply chain visibility and monitoring technologies. While supply chain visibility is among the Top 3 Priorities for supply chain professionals globally, only 6% can actually claim full visibility, according to a 2017 survey by GEODIS.
Struggling with transportation visibility? You’re not alone. Only 59% of shippers say they are satisfied with their 3PL’s IT capabilities yet acknowledge that visibility is a top tool 3PL’s need to be successful, according to a recent logistics study.