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By Angela Myers, Market America | SHOP.COM
In the age of e-commerce, customers expect their products to be delivered quickly and with accuracy. Staying up to date on supply chain management technology can be the gap between fulfilling orders at an average rate and delivering orders at the quick pace your customers crave.
In the modern world of retail, organizations were struggling to finance quality loss prevention technologies, so we identified an opportunity to integrate media, data, and merchandizing into one technology. With this innovation we enabled companies to more easily invest in our solution because it covered needs in loss prevention and marketing departments at the same time.
Historically, retailers have turned to employees or contractors to handle delivery across the supply chain. But that trend may end or, at the very least, be subsidized with a new type of home delivery service: crowdsourced shipping.