Bob Ferrari, noted supply chain thought leader and Executive Editor of Supply Chain Matters continues with a current series of guest postings on the Chainalytics blog.  The latest guest posting, The Implications of Omnichannel Commerce Have Become Profound, cites recent business media and executive viewpoints that now conclude that there has been a permanent shift in consumer buying habits with profound implications.

The important takeaway for retail, CPG and other consumer-facing industry supply chain leaders is to internalize the reality that permanent changes in shopping behavior are underway and to proactively educate the rest of the business to the supply chain strategy and potential re-alignment implications.