For Retailers, There’s Never Been A More Critical Time To Efficiently Manage Peak

By Chris Widjaja | November 6, 2017

As retailers prepare for the 2017 holiday season, recent surveys suggest it could be a strong one from a revenue standpoint. In an October survey, The National Retail Federation (NRF) announced findings that the average retail consumer is projected to spend $967.13 this year, a 3.4% jump from the $935.58 that was spent in 2016. This…

2017: A Transformational, or Transitional Year For Supply Chain?

By Chris Widjaja | December 28, 2017

By any measurement, 2017 was a significant year for supply chain executives involved in both manufacturing and retail. Major U.S. retailers closed over 5,000 brick and mortar stores, Amazon announced…


Is Retail Really Dying, Or Just Transforming?

By Chris Widjaja | December 4, 2017

It’s hard to read anything about today’s retail environment without feeling a sense of doom — malls closing, brick and mortar chains like Hhgregg and The Limited closing all of their physical…


With HQ2 Decision Still To Come, Amazon’s New Atlanta Command Center Solidifies The Region’s Transportation and Logistics Prowess

By Chris Widjaja | September 25, 2017

E-commerce pioneer joins existing industry leaders, startups already located in the largest Southeast metropolis. The recent announcement by Amazon that the e-commerce behemoth is building a new logistics hub in…


Matching Amazon’s Two-Day Shipping Window Starts With Supply Chain

By Chris Widjaja | August 22, 2017

Optimizing your pick and pack process can increase productivity by 40% Amazon changed the rules of the game for everyone. With the launch of Amazon Prime in 2005, so began…


Solving The $260B Returns Problem In Today’s Fast-Paced Omnichannel Climate

By Chris Widjaja | July 19, 2017

According to figures provided by the National Retail Federation (NRF), approximately 8–10% of all merchandise sales are returned to retailers in the U.S., a number that can swell to over…


Solving Distribution Challenges With Cloud-Enabled Innovation And Technology

By Chris Widjaja | April 27, 2017

Since VCO Systems was founded in 2013, our focus has been on providing end-to-end supply chain solutions for our clients, working collaboratively with industry leaders in manufacturing, retail, and related verticals to streamline efficiency.…