Retailers can do everything in their power to provide excellent service and top-quality goods to consumers, but as these items move further and further away from them on their journey to the customer, they must hand over control to carriers, and last-mile delivery presents a lot of opportunities for things to go wrong. Customers expect … Read moreShipment Visibility Key Part of Retail Customer Experience Equation
Food safety is a top concern for those in the food industry, with recalls causing serious harm to a brand’s reputation and endangering the health of customers. While many food companies are able to look “one-back” at their suppliers, the problem often come from suppliers to those suppliers or a point even further back in … Read moreWhat is Preventing Whole Chain Traceability in the Food Industry?
Meeting the challenges posed by the pressure to supply products across multiple channels on time requires sound inventory management processes. Here is a look at some tips for optimizing your inventory management. Consider a New Floor Plan Many warehouse managers initially balk at the prospect of restructuring their floor plan. After all, this can be … Read moreTips for Warehouse Inventory Management
Carriers like FedEx and UPS plan all year for the holiday season, when their daily shipment volumes can often double. However, despite the best-laid plans, these big names are struggling to keep up with shipping volumes this year. Demand this year has reached record levels, and carriers have had to make some adjustments to try … Read moreNation’s Top Carriers Scrambling to Accommodate Record Holiday Delivery Demands