Pawan Kumar Gupta

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Why Omnichannel Delivery is Here for the Long Run

Omnichannel fulfillment methods such as curbside, buy-online, pick-up in-store (BOPIS), and ship-from-store have become extremely familiar to retailers, especially due to the climate of the COVID-19 pandemic. These methods are very resourceful and beneficial when utilized correctly and tailored specifically to each business. Understanding the technology systems the enable these fulfillment methods are important for […]

How Processing Returns is Rapidly Evolving

Much has changed in the world of commerce this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and retailers have had to adapt quickly to circumstances and shift their business models to thrive, especially with their return processes. Customers can’t shop as they normally would, causing complications for customers who aren’t digitally-savvy with online tools, such as […]

What We Learned From Cyber Week 2020

Over this past year, we have seen a great amount of customer influence introduced and reinforced with our online commerce experiences. Digitalization of online shopping experiences is at the greatest it has ever been, especially the emphasis on creating a safe and exceptional space for customers to shop. I recently participated in IBM’s live webinar […]

Good Customer Service, Does it Create Good Customer Experiences?

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses have had to transform how they interact and assist their consumers completely. Many retail or consumer goods businesses have had to switch from traditional, in-person shopping experiences to digital buying. This transition is never the easiest for either party, but businesses must adapt and step up their game when accommodating […]

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Creating a Seamless B2B Commerce Experience With CPQ, CRM, & ERP

In our recent blog, Strengthen Your B2B Commerce Experience with CPQ & PIM, we learned how integrating a product information management (PIM) system with a configure price quote (CPQ) system can build efficiency and accuracy throughout the B2B buying process. Next, we’ll explore the benefits and delineation of responsibility between a customer relationship management (CRM) […]

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Building Better B2B Commerce Experiences with CPQ

What is CPQ? In the B2B industry, complicated products and a large catalog can make providing a quote a lengthy process, often generating inaccurate product configurations and quotes. The same order may vary in price depending on factors like your relationship with the client, the promotions you’re offering, product bundles, accounts with recurring orders, and […]

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3 Ways Retailers Can Remain Agile During Supply Chain Disruption

In the midst of COVID-19, we as individuals are faced with personal challenges, including keeping ourselves and our families safe. For businesses, and especially retailers, the challenges continue as you look to support the struggling economy and maintain sales while in-store traffic is significantly reduced. To remain agile during this time – and during any […]

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3 Reasons Why You Need an Order Management System

Personalized order orchestration services have organizations re-examining the fulfillment cycle, and it’s imperative to be agile in supporting both B2C and B2B customers and their expectations. An order management (OM) solution can help you deliver that exceptional experience, improve internal performance, and streamline processes to be more efficient. Streamlined for Synergy The OM system is […]

Perficient’s Secret Sauce: Solving Customers’ Problems

Our Perficient colleagues share how they live and breathe our core values. Here, Pawan Gupta, Principal and Managing Director, Commerce, writes about reaching across all Perficient teams to ensure high-quality deliverables to clients. If I look at my colleagues and all of the people working for our Commerce practice, the thing that differentiates us and […]

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A Proper OMS: The Key to Successful Selling on Marketplaces

A lot of companies, whether they’re a B2B a B2C seller, have the inclination to sell their products on digital marketplaces such as Amazon, Overstock, and eBay. By selling their products on these platforms, organizations are able to grow their revenue outside of traditional selling channels. This is especially beneficial for companies with very niche […]

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Combine Strengths to Meet Customer Needs: ERP & OM Integration

When managing business processes, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software is second to none. Suppliers and manufacturers can continuously update financial resources across business units while managing data efficiently. However, most companies don’t realize that when it comes to order fulfillment, ERPs fall flat. They fail to maintain inventory visibility internally, and lack the capability to provide […]