Inspire Customer Loyalty With Smart Shipping Strategies

Factors that previously gave businesses an edge, such as an impressive website and quality products, have now become minimum requirements. If you want to keep your customers coming back time and time again, a smart shipping strategy can make all the difference. UPS’s Pulse of the Online Shopper study found that 64 percent of orders … Read more

How Can Logistics Stay On Top Of The Ecommerce Boom?

As online purchases reach new heights, an ecommerce boom is well and truly underway. The U.S. Department of Commerce reports that online sales rose by an estimated 15.1 percent year-on-year between Q1 2015 and Q1 2016. Online sales totaled $86.3 billion, making up 11.1 percent of overall retail sales, which is a record-breaking ecommerce penetration … Read more

Making The Most Of Racking And Shelving Options

Many expenses go into calculating storage costs, from the big expense of holding inventory to fixed costs like utilities and rent. New premises often have startup costs, and there are also dynamic costs like stacker cranes, conveyors, and forklifts. A warehouse’s size has a strong influence on labor costs, which typically eat up a big … Read more

How Amazon is Transforming Supply Chain Management

What started out as an unassuming online bookstore has now become the undisputed leader in retail. Amazon is one of the biggest success stories of the modern retail era, and its supply chain management philosophy has been instrumental in making sure it brings products to millions of people around the world in record speeds at … Read more