Many happy returns? Maybe, depending on your operation’s strategy.
When it comes to e-commerce, what ships out often comes back—as much as 70% of the time, depending on the merchandise category. That means retailers must cope with a literal avalanche of returns. To find out how many of them have an effective, efficient reverse logistics strategy and what those best practices are, the Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC), the Reverse Logistics Association (RLA) and Supply Chain Management Review (SCMR) surveyed nearly 300 practitioners.
Blockchain, Cross-Border eCommerce explored in New Report
With blockchain, cross-border eCommerce and automation hitting supply chain headlines lately, eft surveyed senior executives on how these innovations and others will impact the industry moving forward.
Have you met Brandon Jeffries, he uses WERC to learn more about career opportunities in the industry
At just 22, two-year WERC member Brandon Jeffries is actively preparing himself for a supply chain career. Currently employed by a major international parcel carrier, Jeffries joined WERC because of its educational resources. “I found WERC on the Internet when researching the logistics and supply chain management field,” he recalls. “Since joining, I’ve taken WERC courses online and attended Atlanta WERCouncil’s facility tour events.”
Pushing Even Farther Beyond the Status Quo
Strategic planning is important, but only if your organization gets around to strategic DOING! This session covers the nuts and bolts of a strategic plan, strategic doing / organizational buy-in and building accountability systems into the organization. The program will deal with the issues in a no-nonsense, ready-to-implement manner that stays away from theory and focuses on practicality.