Borderless e-Commerce Supply Chain
Global Organizations must offer Servicing Specialized Products for Local Customers
To trade and ship around the world, global organizations must contend with local legislative restrictions and tariffs, servicing specialized products for native customers and work with locally-based trading partners.
Global organizations need to accept a new model to survive: one where there are essentially no limits to the products they offer, and few limits on where they can send items. Learning how to expand your product line intelligently boosts competition and business. Amazon, for example, has been aggressively pursuing vendors from India to its warehouses to serve bargain-hunters in North America.
Supply chain dashboards can help businesses identify suppliers who can’t meet guidelines and fulfillment thresholds and provide insights into which products are in demand, in many cases by country or location, as well as view merchandise flow.
To enable global management of logistics and warehousing, electronic information must be shared securely with carriers, customs officials and freight companies including the capabilities to track items in warehouses, located in foreign sovereignties, and determine when supplies are low or overstocked.
A compliance management system anticipates shipping problems using preemptive alerts when incomplete activities approach a violation threshold. These notifications help retailers keep customers happy by removing service-level issues before they become customer service complaints.
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