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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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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[News] ShipWorks Enhances Its Industry Leading Best Rate Shopping Tool
Nov19

[News] ShipWorks Enhances Its Industry Leading Best Rate Shopping Tool

The following Press Release was issued today announcing major enhancements the ShipWorks Best Rate Tool. These improvements give users more control over what displays and allows for more options for rate shopping. We’re thrilled to release this update to our customers in time for the busy season. ShipWorks Enhances Its Industry Leading Best Rate Shopping Tool  ST.LOUIS, MO (DATE) – ShipWorks, the leading software for high...

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What Are the Premium Shipping Options Available on Amazon?
Nov07

What Are the Premium Shipping Options Available on Amazon?

Over the years, the retail culture of immediacy has increased to such degree that big players like Amazon – and most recently, Walmart and Target – have made it possible for customers to have their products shipped in a blink of an eye. We all seem to be getting influenced by social immediacy, and the effect that this has on consumer engagement behaviors is staggering. It is well known that Amazon enjoys breaking its own...

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How to Offer Black Friday Discounts and Still be Profitable
Nov01

How to Offer Black Friday Discounts and Still be Profitable

Black Friday is a big deal for e-commerce companies since it’s one of the most profitable sales days in retail. Black Friday saw a year-over-year growth of 23.6 percent, with online sales raking in $6.2 billion in 2018. Moreover, Cyber Monday online sales grew by 14 percent in 2018, earning $7.75 billion. Discounting is now inherent, and a part of the buying culture as research shows that price was the largest determinant for...

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