October 30, 2019

Analysis by Bain & Company recently highlighted that, when it comes to investment in new technology, Amazon will outspend its average retail competitor by a factor of ten over the next five years. At their current rate of investment, that equates to every one of its ten closest retail competitors allocating an estimated $100 billion less than Amazon for information technology by 2023.

Why does this matter? Isn’t Amazon simply spending far more because its core business is delivered online?

While underpinning its dominant eCommerce platforms is clearly a factor for Amazon, such reasoning overlooks some crucial aspects of the retail landscape that are helping Amazon become even more dominant. Continue reading Why Investment in Technology is Crucial to eCommerce Competition

October 18, 2017

By now, most of us have heard about Bitcoin, a digital currency that divides opinion in the finance sector. But while Bitcoin is alternately being hailed as the future or decried as a fraud, its underlying blockchain technology is the real treasure for other industries.

So what are the potential applications for blockchain in the supply chain environment?

That’s one of the questions we’ll explore in this article, as well as the potential restrictions and downsides of the technology.  Continue reading As Financiers Argue Over Bitcoin, Others See Potential for Blockchain in the Supply Chain

March 24, 2016

If you’re anyone other than Amazon, it might feel like you’re constantly behind the curve of advances in fulfillment technology. Whether it’s robots and drones or Big Data and cloud computing, the rapid evolution of supply chain tech makes it tough to keep up with your reading on the subject, let alone actually taking action that could benefit your business.

Thankfully, not every headline has to mean a new headache for your fulfillment team. Continue reading Fulfillment Technology: How Sophisticated Should Your Tech Get?

July 1, 2015

We recently held a webinar to explore the fundamental elements of order fulfillment. Capacity’s co-founder and CSO Thom Campbell identified five key areas to focus on if you truly want to develop a fulfillment process that keeps customers coming back to your business time and time again.

To follow up on that event we’re unpacking each of these elements in more detail. Today we look at the importance of using the most suitable order fulfillment technology to ensure that you can deliver on your fulfillment promises to customers. You can read the rest of the entries in this compelling series under the tag Fulfillment Fundamentals. Continue reading Fulfillment Fundamentals: Appropriate Technology

January 7, 2015

All this week we’ll be bringing you a selection of the vast (and we do mean V–A–S–T) array of electronics on display at CES 2015.

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Leaving winter behind in NYC

Capacity LLC’s Chief Strategy Office and co-founder Thom Campbell left the wintry weather on the East coast and successfully made his way to Las Vegas yesterday, ready to talk logistics tech with anyone facing supply chain challenges in the coming year.

We’ll be bringing you his best photo-journalism here, but for the deeper discussion around supply chain technology you’ll need to track down Thom at the event itself.

Email us at sales@capacityllc.com if you’d like to arrange a time and place!

And now, on with the show…


 

 

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A relatively short line for the monorail (en route to join the masses)

 

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The most efficient transportation around the exhibition hall?

 

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Home security and the cloud. Internet of Things will be big at CES 2015.

 

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Color Block brighten up our day.

 

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Indoor drones! Coming soon, to a warehouse near you?

These Under Armour Gear cases defied both gravity and anti-gravity…

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Back seat drivers?

 

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Of course we took a peek behind the scenes to look at the logistics of International CES.

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Elvis was bound to turn up sooner rather than later…

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So much to see it could drive you up the wall!

Again, if you’d like to get in touch with Thom this week at CES, contact our sales team on sales@capacityllc.com or fill in this quick contact form.