The Bullwhip effect

The bullwhip effect describes coordination and communication problems in…


Point of sale / stationary trade - definition

Point of sale / stationary trade - a definition: The point of sale (PoS) is the…


Production, dispatch and intralogistics: the rush order

A rush order is an order - in production, shipping or in intralogistics - which…


Advantages and disadvantages: centralized and decentralized warehouse

In distribution logistics, the determination of warehouse locations represents…


Out-of-Stock - the gap in the shelf

Out-of-stock typically refers to a shelf space in the stationary retail trade…


Point of sale systems, warehouse management and branch logistics

A cash register system, also known as a POS system, is software that documents…


Nowadays, enterprise resource planning systems must not only function within the company; the connection with the POS must also be effective across the company.

At a glance: the enterprise resource planning system

An enterprise resource planning system is a software that ensures a smooth flow…


Effects of shipping options on loyalty to the online store

Buying on the Internet offers almost endless possibilities and shipping…


The (hanging) bag sorter

The Pouch sorter / Bag sorter belongs to the category of logistic sorting and…


Last-mile logistics in e-commerce - challenges and solutions

Online commerce has shown considerable growth in the past decades. The B2C…


Vertical integration in the retail sector

Vertical integration stands for retail companies that exert influence over…


No-Line Commerce

No-line commerce represents the highest level of development in e-commerce at…


Definition - Omni-Channel

Omni-Channel focuses on the further development of multi and cross-channel…


Definition - Cross-Channel

Cross-Channel enables a cross-distribution channel purchasing process in which…


Definition - Multi-Channel

Multi-Channel describes the possibility to offer commerce (B2B and B2C) on…


Reverse logistics

While logistics represents the production route to the customer, reverse…


E-Commerce: the online marketplace

E-commerce, or electronic commerce, is the term for electronic commerce on the…


Cut-off time in intralogistics

In intralogistics, the cut-off time describes the time at which an order must…


Returns processing

Returns handling describes several processes in the return of goodsordered -…


Distance selling contract

A distance contract is a contract concluded between an entrepreneur and a…


Definition of Same Day Delivery

Same Day Delivery means that inventory is delivered on the same day it was…


Definition - Webshop

A web store (also online store, e-shop) can be described as a sales and…


Integration of stationary trade into the value chain of e-commerce

In recent years, the integration of stationary trade into the value chain of…