From a simplified consumer perspective, the idea of a retail contract seems quite simple. You find items on a shelf, rack, or online store, put them in your physical or digital shopping cart, and make a cash, debit, or credit card payment.
Refund and return policies vary by retailer, however, most transactions result in wins for both parties. If you are in a big-ticket retail segment like automotive or home furnishings, you undoubtedly work with a handful of sell-side agreements, and several ...
The last few years have increased pressure on grocers, supermarket chains, and convenience stores to improve customer experiences like never before. Despite supply chain bottlenecks and rising supermarket prices, more than a third of respondents to a recent survey said they are buying more groceries than before the pandemic.
More shopping doesn’t need to lead to longer lines. Many retailers have implemented self-checkout lines to help shoppers get their errands done more quickly. And for...
The global automotive industry is projected to grow to just under nine trillion U.S.
dollars by 2030. I wrote a whitepaper about how car dealers can succeed in the competitive ecommerce realm by following OSF Digital's best practices and engaging their experts.
What is data annotation?
Data annotation is the process of labeling data – text, 2D images, 3D renderings, audio, or video – so that machines can understand it.
Let’s say you are an AI programmer archivist for National Geographic, working with an extensive catalog of cat images. An AI algorithm will need training to help understand the difference between domestic cats, like calicos and tabbies, and wild cats like lions, tigers, and jaguars.
Strategic initiatives like fleet electrification are becoming key to corporate sustainability programs, which are critical to meeting the expectations of stakeholders, including employees, customers, investors, and regulators.
Fleet-centric businesses faced significant fuel price increases, interest rate hikes, and driver shortages in 2022. According to the American Truck Association, fleet managers also had to deal with delayed new vehicle deliveries and keep vehicles in active use longer. Organizations are responding to these challenges by investing in innovative fleet management and telematics platforms.
You don't have to be a big-time car enthusiast for your first vehicle to impact your life greatly. Think back to when you got your driver's license and own car. You felt on top of the world, especially when you were handed the keys for your first solo drive. This newfound freedom and independence is an exciting milestone in any young person's life – and usually lasts until that first car repair comes along.
Picture this: an emergency room bustling with activity, a hotel lobby filled with guests, a manufacturing plant humming with productivity, and a lively restaurant serving delicious meals—these industries never sleep, and neither does their workforce.
To keep the wheels turning and the lights on, organizations need smart strategies for effectively scheduling employees.
So, buckle up and get ready to uncover the secrets behind efficient and exciting 24/7 scheduling!
24 / 7 Scheduling Types
Businesses take many different approaches to expanding their businesses internationally:
Manufacturers and retailers may simply expand their distribution into new markets before "setting up shop" in a new region
Service providers (such as Software as a Service vendors) often establish business partner channels to extend their global reach for sales, implementation, and training
Many companies take a "beachhead" approach to expanding into different countries by hiring a country manager and/or ...
Successful fleet safety programs take a balanced approach to driver coaching, consisting of advice to discourage risky driving behaviors and rewards for defensive driving.
According to an Accenture report, nearly half of the women in technology roles in the United States drop out by the age of 35. The report goes on to say that in inclusive environments, women can thrive, and achieve key milestones like being promoted, advancing to management roles and remaining in tech throughout their careers.
Even in our increasingly digital world, there are some books you should own at least one physical copy of – your favorite novel, photo books of milestone life moments, and your car owner's manual.
The internet offers endless information and opinions about cars, trucks, and SUVs. Yet vehicle manuals don't run on batteries and don't need Wi-Fi or mobile network connectivity. As a result, they are a very trustworthy source of repair, maintenance, and other how-tos for day-to-day car use.