Successful and Profitable Home Delivery

In this new world of Omni-channel—profitable and efficient anytime, anywhere fulfillment is the goal.

By · May 23, 2016

It seems everyone is getting into the home delivery game. Yet many of the biggest etailers and so-called disrupters in transportation are not showing a profit. In fact, for the shipper—retailer, wholesaler, or brand manufacturer—direct home delivery is eating away at the bottom line.

In this new world of Omni-channel—profitable and efficient anytime, anywhere fulfillment is the goal. Perfect fill rates, on time delivery, and excellence in home service are all part of the model. Meeting customer demands while maintaining profitable margins is not an easy task.

Chainlink Research’s newly released white paper, Optimizing the Customer Experience with Exceptional Home Delivery, discusses how market leaders meet today’s challenges. Download this white paper to learn about the methods and technology that progressive retailers use for success.

Download Now




Subscribe to Logistics Management Magazine!

Subscribe today. It's FREE!
Get timely insider information that you can use to better manage your entire logistics operation.
Start your FREE subscription today!

Article Topics

Descartes · LTL · omnichannel · All Topics
Latest Whitepaper
Making E-Commerce Logistics Work
Special Digital Issue: Eight feature stories that neatly encapsulate the new technology and processes that are revolutionizing logistics and supply chain operations.
Download Today!
From the February 2017 Issue
As the new administration sends waves of uncertainly through the global trade community, this could be the best time ever for shippers to build an investment case for GTM. Here are five trends you need to watch if you’re about to put these savvy systems to work
Carrier Consolidation Keeps Shippers Guessing
Getting Value from the Cloud
View More From this Issue
Subscribe to Our Email Newsletter
Sign up today to receive our FREE, weekly email newsletter!
Latest Webcast
Advance your career with the fastest growing logistics certification – APICS CLTD
During this webcast presenters will give an overview of APICS and the new Certified in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) designation. Learn how the CLTD program can help you stay on top of current trends and advance your career.
Register Today!
EDITORS' PICKS
ASEAN Logistics: Building Collectively
While most of the world withdraws inward, Southeast Asia is practicing effective cooperation between...
2017 Rate Outlook: Will the pieces fall into place?
Trade and transport analysts see a turnaround in last year’s negative market outlook, but as...

Logistics Management’s Top Logistics News Stories 2016
From mergers and acquisitions to regulation changes, Logistics Management has compiled the most...
Making the TMS Decision: Ariens Finds Just the Right Fit
The third time is the charm for this U.S. manufacturer on the hunt for a third-party logistics (3PL)...