Retail / eCom

5 Ways Big Data Can Help Retail Supply Chains

27th Jun `13, 10:34 AM in Retail / eCom

Tracking delivery of shipped goods has improved over the years. Big data helps improve it even further by…

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Tracking delivery of shipped goods has improved over the years. Big data helps improve it even further by enabling real-time delivery management that analyzes weather, traffic, and truck location feeds to determine the exact time of delivery. Sensors can be used to track high-priced items in the shipment. Services from several logistics vendors, such as FedEx SenseAware, let you control your supply chain by providing real-time information on the shipment’s environmental conditions as it travels, its location, whether it has been opened or not, and more.

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