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Podcast Episode 53: Top Strategies for Utilizing Big Data for the Transportation Industry

Posted by Kelly Freeman on Sep 6, 2017 9:38:13 AM

ICECORP is proud to share Episode 53 of the "2 Babes Talk Supply Chain" Podcast!

What is big data and how can we utilize it? That is a question that many of us have on our minds and is the main topic of this week's podcast. Big data can be implemented into ongoing operations to forecast trends and create strategies to make your business more efficient. In episode 53, the 2 Babes are joined by Vito Cerone, the Senior Director of Sales and Commercial Strategy at Air Canada Cargo. Vito shares how his company is utilizing big data and the current outlook of the transportation industry.

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Making Returns Happy: New Options Avoid the Landfill

Posted by ICECORP on Aug 24, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Did you know that between 10 and 15 percent of purchases made for the holidays will be returned? And for e-commerce that number is more like 30 percent. For comparison purposes, returns to bricks-and-mortar stores are less than 10 percent. [1]

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Podcast Episode 51: The Power of Scaling Up your Operations for Seasonal Spikes

Posted by Kelly Freeman on Aug 21, 2017 9:05:00 AM

ICECORP is excited to share Episode 51 of the "2 Babes Talk Supply Chain" Podcast!

If you're a seasonal business or have seasonal eCommerce services, episode 51 is for you! This episode is all about how growing companies in this sector need to ramp up their current operations in order to handle those dreaded seasonal spikes. Sharing this insight with the 2 Babes is Dallas Clarksean, who is COO of Fun.com which is an eCommerce company who is the largest online supplier of pure-play Halloween costumes. Due to its size and big online presence, they're continually analyzing their approach to seasonal spikes through predictive replenishment.

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5 Lessons your Ecommerce Business Can Learn from the Incredible, Unstoppable Titan called Amazon

Posted by Kelly Freeman on Aug 10, 2017 10:15:12 AM

You notice something hovering nearby, a shadow that starts getting bigger and bigger. You try to ignore it until the shadow completely takes up all sunlight and you have no choice but to turn around and face whatever it is. That’s how Amazon has felt like to most Ecommerce businesses in recent years. You’ve been able to ignore it for so long but now that it seems like more businesses are flocking to it, you have no choice but to question whether your business has what it takes to survive alongside such an Ecommerce giant, but hold up. Instead of being on the cusp of admitting defeat, there are a few things you can learn from Amazon that will actually help your business. Want to know how you can run with the big boys and stay in control of your business? Continue reading.

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7 Ways to Improve the Online Customer Experience for Ecommerce

Posted by Paul Condeco on Jun 28, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Ecommerce is booming. Consumers are increasingly more confident with making purchases online and many consumer surveys show that more and more shoppers are preferring to shop online instead of bricks and mortar retail. Sales for traditional retailers have remained flat or decreased while some industry surveys reports online sales growing 15 – 30%. The convenience of online shopping is very attractive but many e-tailers are still not maximizing their customer’s online shopping experience.

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