Alissa Carter

Put the LOVE into your supply chain

Written by Alissa Carter | February 13, 2020 | Supply Chain Event Readiness, Supply Chain Trends

Flowers and candy. Cards and conversation hearts. Valentine’s Day is here – one of the first widely celebrated holidays of the calendar year. This heart-racing day tests the limits of supply chains. From last-minute orders, to custom or perishable gifts, a breakdown in the order management and fulfillment lifecycle can mean the difference between customers more

NRF 2020 recap: key takeaways

Written by Alissa Carter | January 21, 2020 | Supply Chain Trends

NRF 2020, heralded as “Retail’s Big Show,” truly lived up to its name this year. The event gathered over 40,000 attendees in New York City last week to explore innovative ideas, current trends and the future of the retail industry. Continued transformation in the retail community hinges not only on the availability of cutting-edge technologies, more

How to be prepared ahead of peak events in 2020

Written by Alissa Carter | January 13, 2020 | Supply Chain Trends

The beginning of a new year traditionally signals a period of reflection. Businesses emerging from a busy holiday season certainly have a lot to think about as they review 2019 results. Now is the time to turn their attention to opportunities for supply chain growth in 2020. In 2019, participants in the IBM Sterling Holiday more

Fung Group CTO on the critical importance of making sure your supply chain can handle holiday season demands

Written by Alissa Carter | November 7, 2019 | B2B Integration, Supply Chain Event Readiness, Supply Chain Hero

This story is part of our #SupplyChainHero series. This holiday season, we’re shining a spotlight on the behind-the-scenes heroes who make event seasons possible for their companies year-round. November marks the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season in the United States, when savvy shoppers swarm stores and websites on and after Thanksgiving to nab more