Category: Warehouse Automation

What’s More Important – Free Shipping or Fast Shipping?

By on October 17, 2019

Thanks to retailers like Zappos and events like the Amazon Effect, today’s consumers are expecting the conveniences of free and fast shipping. Zappos set the stage by implementing free shipping and free returns in 2003 and free overnight shipping in 2007. Yet, the Amazon Effect propelled this phenomenon by offering free two-day shipping with the introduction of […]

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Capture the Gen Z Market with Speed

By on September 26, 2019

Generation Z (Gen Z) is the demographic that many e-commerce companies are looking to market and sell to today and for good reasons. By 2020, this entrepreneurial generation of influencers is projected to account for 40 percent of consumers and has $44 billion worth of buying power today. Moreover, Gen Zers value hyper-convenience and want services and […]

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5 Tips to Prepare Your Store for the Busy Season

By on September 12, 2019

The end of summer and beginning of fall typically marks the beginning of a busy shopping season for e-commerce companies. To stay competitive and get online shoppers’ attention and retention, e-commerce companies should prepare for the influx of orders during this time of year. Preparation brings the benefits of reducing the potential of shipping delays […]

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How Automation Can Solve the Warehouse Labor Crisis

By on September 4, 2019

Today’s warehouse labor crisis impacts the productivity and efficiency of supply chains. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of job openings in the manufacturing industry doubled in 2017. While several factors may impact the warehouse labor crisis, one key issue that stands out is the  lack of sufficient candidates to fill skilled positions in the […]

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Why high-volume customers choose ShipWorks for Warehouse

By on July 17, 2019

“We’ve increased productivity 370% in the last month alone. Without ShipWorks, we could not manage the volume of packages we ship.”  –  Dave Alwan, Echo Valley Meats The growing influence of Amazon on eCommerce has impacted customer expectations and leaving merchants and warehouses scrambling for ways to keep up. With this changing environment, sellers are looking […]

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Fulfillment Center Vs. Warehouse

By on July 17, 2019

With the advent of online shopping, e-commerce stores have to leverage efficient processes and facilities to meet customer demand and ship products on-time to enhance the customer experience. Thus, it’s not uncommon for companies to take advantage of warehouses and fulfillment centers to achieve these goals. However, fulfillment centers and warehouses do not always share […]

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Tackling Common Warehouse Shipping Issues

By on January 7, 2019

For business owners, selling generally revolves around convincing their target audience of product quality and customer support. For customers, buying can be delightful only if the product reaches them on time and without damage. In sales or purchases that happen online or over long distances, warehouse conditions and their handling of products are pivotal. So […]

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What to Look For in a Warehouse Shipping Software

By on January 2, 2019

The world of e-commerce is changing every day. Staying on top of the latest tools and trends is a full-time job. Especially when it comes to shipping software. Every company is looking for ways to get products to customers faster, cheaper and smarter than the competition. Here are the 4 most essential qualities to look […]

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