Until we can reduce the cost of transportation, the brick and mortar store fronts will maintain their value as a next day deliver mandate that business psychologist and those in logistics have created.
For project managers at all levels of the service cycle, this is a gold mine of an opportunity to identify processes and systems that will realize optimization and efficiencies.
What on earth am I taking about? Did you know that the next day delivery you enjoy is costing Amazon millions of dollars to sustain. Soon or later the piper has to be paid. Investors will not continue to support such loses. In steps Targets and Walmart’s with their national footprint and ability to deliver next day by utilizing local brick and mortar stores.
Economics of scale always prevails even if you can cook the books for a while.Watch out CONSUMER, your in for a rude awakening or is that reckoning!?
Read on: https://www.ibtimes.com/can-amazon-compete-walmart-targets-same-day-store-pickup-2830207
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