6 Roadblocks with Warehouse Productivity
Dec17

6 Roadblocks with Warehouse Productivity

Guest Author: David Madden, Founder and President of Container Exchanger   Productivity in the warehousing and storage industry dropped by 7.6 percent in 2018. In today’s warehousing industry, workers often need to deliver packages right to the consumer’s front door, which has increased the amount of labor per order. With more consumers ordering goods and products online, the warehousing industry is working around the clock to keep up...

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Customers V/S Products: Which Needs More Focus In The Retail Business?
Dec11

Customers V/S Products: Which Needs More Focus In The Retail Business?

Guest Author: Enalito   “It takes months to find a customer and only seconds to lose one” Customers – a crucial business element are hailed as the true kings of the business since 20% of the customers are known to drive 80% of the business. Without customers, retailers can lose or win in the market by how well they wow their customers. Such notions of customer acquisition and retention have driven the retailer’s efforts to drive...

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We Don’t Need No Stinking Mouse
Dec05

We Don’t Need No Stinking Mouse

Written By ShipWorks Tech Writer: Dan Coleman   SCAN > BEEP > the order is loaded. SCAN > BEEP > items are picked and verified. SCAN > BEEP > the label is printed. Scan-to-Ship is a huge time saver.  Just scan a barcode to perform one or more actions, like searching for an order, or weighing a package, or processing a shipment.  In combination with scan-based quality control it also cuts down on picking errors which we all know can...

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Returns in Retail E-Commerce
Dec03

Returns in Retail E-Commerce

The holiday season often means big sales for retailers of e-commerce stores. But it can expect massive returns. E-commerce owners and managers face several challenges when it comes to online returns from increased operational costs to supply chain complexity. The new consumer mentality helps exacerbate these challenges.  Today’s consumers are ordering multiple sizes and colors of products knowing that they will only keep a few or just...

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Top 6 E-commerce Podcasts
Nov21

Top 6 E-commerce Podcasts

Podcasts are one of the top growing forms of digital media. Whether looking for something entertaining, motivating, inspirational or educational, podcasts can offer a variety of media for all to enjoy.  There are various e-commerce based podcasts out there. Whether listening as an interested consumer or business owner, e-commerce podcasts can offer valuable knowledge to help navigate the ever-evolving e-commerce industry. Here is a...

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Save Those Searches for Easy Recall
Nov14

Save Those Searches for Easy Recall

Written By ShipWorks Tech Writer: Dan Coleman   Albert Einstein defines insanity as doing the same thing over-and-over again and expecting ShipWorks to magically begin to do it for you… or something like that. If you’re like me, you use the Advanced Search function to locate groups of orders pretty often.  It’s a great way to pull up a group of orders based on certain criteria when you want to run reports or maybe batch process...

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