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Why Order Lifecycle Management Matters For Effective Business Operations

In short, efficient order lifecycle management leads to a better customer experience and a better customer experience leads to profitability. Whether you’re running a mid-market business or a Fortune 500 company, both should be the…

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Practical Applications of Order Management Systems for Distributors

The ever-evolving competitive business landscape has brought in its unique challenges and opportunities for distributors, who are in a relentless pursuit of making their operations fast and efficient. Effective management of orders is a prerequisite…

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Understanding the Operational Side of Flexible Fulfillment 

Today’s customer requires greater agility than ever before — they want faster, cheaper, and more accurate delivery options. Expectations for delivery times continue to shrink. According to McKinsey & Co., 90% of consumers view 2-3…

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Inventory Segmentation: Benefits, Strategies, and Best Practices

Most company leaders would agree that managing inventory over the last few years hasn’t been easy. They faced inventory shortages during 2020 and 2021, followed by peak inventory levels in 2022 once the supply chain…

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Order Management System: Build, Buy, or Both? 

Order management systems have undergone a transformation, evolving from mere back-office operational tools into pivotal components that significantly enhance the overall customer experience. It’s the engine that processes customer orders, manages inventory, and ensures timely…

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The Role of an Order Management System in the Customer Journey

If you operate an eCommerce storefront, it should come as no surprise that the online competition is fierce. New alternatives to your products could appear online instantly. It becomes imperative to your success that you…

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The Secret to Saving the Sale? Product Substitution

No retailer wants to email a customer saying their order has been canceled or delayed due to lack of inventory. It not only results in a dissatisfied customer, but it also could lead to a…

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Kibo’s latest product updates help protect order revenue and reduce cancellations and returns

It’s not uncommon for shoppers to encounter dilemmas after placing an order, whether it’s realizing a crucial item was forgotten just moments after checkout or finding lost items right after reordering them. The ensuing order…

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Your Omnichannel Strategy is Only as Good as Your Inventory Visibility 

Inventory visibility is pivotal to a successful omnichannel strategy. By gaining real-time insight into inventory levels across all stores, distribution centers, warehouses, and supplier networks, retailers and manufacturers can promise accurate delivery times, avoid stockouts,…

How to Effectively Manage Split Shipments

How to Effectively Manage Split Shipments

In today’s fast-paced and interconnected world, the efficient movement of goods is crucial for businesses looking to thrive in the competitive marketplace. One strategy that has gained significant traction in recent years is the use…

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What is Order Orchestration?

When it comes to establishing this unification of online and offline channels, there are many questions to address around the issue of order orchestration logic. How do I synchronize my online listings with offline inventory?…

OMS vs. ERP: How a Distributed OMS Can Boost Your ERP System

OMS vs. ERP: How a Distributed OMS Can Boost Your ERP System

The clash between traditional enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems and the dynamic demands of online business has become increasingly apparent. While ERPs have long served as the backbone of large-scale operations, their limitations in handling…

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Looking For a New Order Management System?

In partnership with Wipro, we recently launched our OMS Buyer’s Guide: How to Choose the Right Order Management System. In today’s fast-paced and highly competitive business landscape, having an efficient order management system is crucial…

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4 Use Cases of Extensible Order Routing in Retail

In a world where consumers desire immediate gratification, delivering seamless and efficient customer experiences is critical to any company’s success. Many workflows and processes drive those experiences, with order routing playing a crucial role. Order…

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Kibo Named as a Strong Performer in The Forrester Wave™: Order Management Systems, Q2 2023

While order management is traditionally seen as an operational system, it has a major impact on the customer experience. Today’s consumers demand transparent experiences, which require real-time data like accurate delivery dates and product availability.…

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Why You Need Distributed Order Management in a Customer-Centric Retail World

Distributed Order Management (DOM) software can help solve many of the challenges that retailers face in this new omnichannel world. Unlike traditional order management systems, which lack the flexibility to support multiple channels, a DOM…

Why Future Available to Promise is the Answer to Meet Customer Demand

Why Future Available to Promise is the Answer to Meet Customer Demand

With omnichannel shopping becoming the norm across B2B and B2C sectors, it’s become increasingly important to have seamless operations across channels. One of the critical components of a successful omnichannel experience is the ability to…

How To Effectively Use Omnichannel Order Management

How To Effectively Use Omnichannel Order Management

Omnichannel shopping isn’t just a passing trend. It represents the new normal in how B2B and B2C consumers research, purchase, and acquire products. A recent survey of 1200 US consumers found that the majority of…

NRF Retail’s Big Show: Day 3 Recap

NRF Retail’s Big Show: Day 3 Recap

Day 3 marks the end of another NRF Retail Big Show, but we walk away armed with insights, data, and ideas that will help Kibo and our clients thrive in 2023 and beyond. On the…

NRF Retail’s Big Show: Day 2 Recap

NRF Retail’s Big Show: Day 2 Recap

Day 2 of NRF brought inspiring stories, unique insights, and tactic strategies from leading retailers and retail experts. From Simone Biles and Petco’s CEO Ron Coughlin to Kibo’s own Head of Partnerships & Alliances, Ava…

Kibo Recognized in 2022 Gartner® Market Guide for Retail Distributed Order Management Systems

Kibo Recognized in 2022 Gartner® Market Guide for Retail Distributed Order Management Systems

We’re excited to announce that Kibo was recognized in the 2022 Gartner Market Guide for Retail Distributed Order Management Systems. Gartner recommends that you use this guide to “identify vendors with which to discuss your…

Kibo Listed as a Notable Vendor in the Forrester Order Management System Landscape, Q4 2022 

Kibo Listed as a Notable Vendor in the Forrester Order Management System Landscape, Q4 2022 

As more consumers and B2B buyers favor omnichannel journeys to complete their purchases, it’s more critical than ever for businesses to have an order management system that can support and enhance those experiences. To help…

How to Present Accurate Inventory on the Storefront 

How to Present Accurate Inventory on the Storefront 

Imagine you’re shopping online for a dress for a wedding you’re attending this weekend. Because it’s last minute, you need to find something that you can pick up the same day. You find the perfect…

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How Real-Time Inventory Visibility Helps Retailers Improve the Customer Experience

During the recent pandemic, the retail landscape has witnessed a significant paradigm shift in consumer behavior like decreased foot traffic in stores, increased eCommerce purchases, etc. This prompted many retailers to utilize the inventory available…

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