The clock is ticking

Warehouse capacity shortage. Labor constraints. Transportation costs. Parcel caps. Inflation. eCommerce delivery expectations. Peak challenges have never been higher. And time is running out to secure capacity.

8.3%

inflation rate, a 40-year high

The New York Times, 2022

3.3%

vacancy rate in Q1

Cushman Wakefield, 2022

172%

out of stock message increased last peak season

Adobe, 2021

111

day lead time for shipments to arrive in the U.S. from Asia. The pre-pandemic average was 46 days

Bloomberg, 2022

Peak Readiness Resources

Logistics Challenges Spur Innovation

Q4 2021 was unprecedented. Consumers shopped earlier to avoid stockouts, delivery expectations increased and e-commerce sales were 26% higher than originally projected, accounting for 20.9% of total sales. Given current market conditions, Q4 2022 may be as challenging as 2021, or worse. Learn how leading retailers solve those disruptions with a program-based, or a programmatic logistics, approach.

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Global Coffee Company Tackles Peak-Season with the Flexe Rapid Replenishment Program

Peak season stockouts means frustrated customers and lost sales. Learn how one of the world’s largest coffee retailers implemented the Flexe Rapid Replenishment Program to solve peak season challenges. In just two weeks, a Flexe warehouse provider started handling 5,000 retail distribution orders per day for one of the world’s largest coffee retailers.

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Large Home & Garden Retailer Avoids Stockouts Using Flexe Logistics Programs

National retailers cannot afford persistent stockouts during peak season. Learn how a large home and garden retailer thrived amidst disruption using the Flexe Rapid Replenishment Program.

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