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Why Package Management Needs To Evolve

Amazon is delivering well over 4 billion parcels annually, and 39 million people are calling apartments home in the United States. Ned Hill, CEO of Position Imaging, points out the challenges this massive volume of packages brings to couriers and concierges at...

How AI and Computer Vision Shape Our World – Opinion

Seemingly overnight, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has touched almost every part of our lives. However, for those working with AI for decades, its penetration has been gradual. Now, another technology called computer vision, a cousin to AI, is quickly taking a similar...

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,...

Contactless Retail; Safety Sells | Our Thoughts.

As the economy continues to accelerate, retail is making a comeback.  However, the shopping experience of the post-pandemic era has been forever altered in favor of safety and speed.  Today, consumers are gravitating towards retailers who offer...

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...