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You Can’t Spell Aidful Without “AI.”

From Amazon to Hollywood, Artificial Intelligence (AI) gets all the attention. The attention is because its ability to help make more informed decisions is truly changing many industries and our personal lives. However, just like other technologies, AI has a family,...

PUDO – The Future of Last-Mile Delivery Efficiency

The e-commerce market is approaching $1 trillion! For retailers, this is excellent news, and for consumers, it’s a beautiful enhancement to their lifestyles. However, if you are a courier, it means a lot of additional packages to be delivered. Attempting to deliver...

Residential Contactless Preferences Extend To Package Deliveries

An understated promise of technology is to enhance our safety as we go about daily activities. Ring doorbells, auto-braking cars, and even virus protection software on our mobile devices. People have come to expect this level of protection and those who dwell in...

Transforming Supply Chain With Smarter Logistics

Those responsible for supply chains, secure package management, and contactless package management, are pressured to deliver an ever-increasing volume of eCommerce shipments. But they do have an ally in the form of AI and computer vision to improve efficiency and...

10 things retailers should consider in choosing a BOPIS approach

Ned Hill, founder and CEO of Position Imaging, explains how an effective BOPIS fulfillment solution can improve store experiences with safe, secure, and fast merchandise retrieval. But BOPIS systems are not all alike and he offers up tips for retailers in making the...

Contactless Goes Far Beyond Payments: It’s For Everything

Originally Posted at Ecommerce Times By Mo Cheema Feb 23, 2021 Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, contactless payments stood as one of the most noticeable changes in the retail industry. According to a Forbes Technology Council post, the global contactless payments...

Retailers Need to Rethink Their Reverse Logistics Strategy

By Mo Cheema When the pandemic related lockdowns shut down retail locations, it impacted the in-store purchases and the in-store returns. Consumers’ pre-purchased items could no longer be returned in stores. This consequence created pent-up demand and frustrated...

How the Multi-Channel Shopper is Changing the BOPIS Game

Online shopping is not going away anytime soon. The multi-channel shopper has pushed retailers to essentially, adapt or die. The need for a buy online and pickup in store (BOPIS) system has grown increasingly more important. Opting for BOPIS helps shoppers save on...

Why a Smart Package Room is Better than a Pickup Locker

The rise of eCommerce and same-day delivery have pushed the need for a convenient and secure option when it comes to package management. What happens when large residential buildings or apartment complexes face the onslaught of package delivery?  A quick option is to...

Why Having a Basic Package Room is No Longer Enough

For residents at apartment complexes, having a secure option for getting packages delivered is essential. Especially if you’re living in a big city, don’t own a car, or don’t live near a large shopping mall. How do you get items delivered quickly? By ordering online....

BOPIS Efficiency with Automated Package Solutions

More stores are offering buy online pickup in store (BOPIS) options now that eCommerce is such an integral part of the retail experience. Many shoppers enjoy the ability to have overnight delivery (raise your hand if you’re an Amazon Prime member!), but there are...