Shipments in Limbo in the Midst of COVID-19

A recent article by SupplyChainBrain discussed the effects that COVID-19 is having on the global supply chain. As factories resume production in China, retailers are confronting the reality that their shipments may be ready to arrive, but they have nowhere…

Apr 14 2020 · 3 min read

Thought Leadership Thursday (#TLT): The Effect of External Events on Mobile Supply Chain

Whether a tariff, a health epidemic, or a new device launch—when a large or outside event occurs—there is often an impact on the mobile supply chain and a trickle-down effect for smaller wireless and prepaid retailers. In this edition of…

Mar 26 2020 · 5 min read

Linear No More: A Change in the Supply Chain

In the traditional linear structure of supply chain, products follow a simple path: from manufacturer, to consumer, to end of life. But as trends evolve, the current state of retail is changing that path. Purchases are morphing into subscriptions (think:…

Mar 19 2020 · 3 min read

The Case for a Chief Returns Officer

The retail industry is currently experiencing a 40% consumer returns rate when it comes to e-commerce. What’s more, new research shows that a staggering 89% of consumers report they have returned at least one online purchase within the past 3…

Aug 22 2019 · 3 min read

Meet B-Stock at SCOPE Supply Chain Summit

B-Stock is heading to the SCOPE supply chain conference in Las Vegas, August 18 through 20. SCOPE is the supply chain industry’s leading executive level conference that connects supply chain executives at Fortune 500 organizations with top solution providers to…

Aug 13 2019 · 1 min read

B-Stock Named a 2019 SDCE100 Award Recipient

B-Stock is pleased to announce we’ve been named a SDCE100 winner by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine for a fifth year running. The award recognizes 100 great supply chain projects between solution providers and their clients that have resulted…

Jul 03 2019 · 3 min read

2019 Update on Overstocked Home Furnishings

Quick Facts on Home Improvement Stores: Generated $188.0 billion in revenue in 2018 Annual growth rate averaging 1.9% for the five years to 2019 Growth of 0.9% projected for the next five years (data provided by IBISWorld) The Home Furnishings…

Jun 21 2019 · 3 min read

Meet B-Stock at SCi Week in Berlin

B-Stock’s European team is heading to Supply Chain Industry Week in Berlin May 20-22. SCi Week 2019 brings three key supply chain industries together under one roof: Retail + FMCG, Discrete Manufacturing, and Process Manufacturing to explore supply chain best…

May 16 2019 · 2 min read

Meet B-Stock at D3 – Retail Supply Chain Summit

B-Stock is heading to D3 – Retail Supply Chain Summit in New York City May 6 through 8 where the most influential leaders in retail will discuss how and why they are transforming their supply chains to meet customer demands,…

Apr 29 2019 · 2 min read

Meet B-Stock at American Supply Chain Summit

B-Stock is heading to the American Supply Chain Summit in Dallas April 25 through 26. The Supply Chain Summit serves as an annual platform to exchange ideas and collaborate on the impact of market dynamics and new technologies for current…

Apr 22 2019 · 1 min read