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Stephen Williams

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Warehouse Optimization: How Do I Make My Shipping Faster or More Efficient?

Posted by Stephen Williams on Jun 15, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Whether your company is currently experiencing a growth spurt in orders, or you've been handling a high volume for quite some time, it's likely time to reevaluate your shipping strategies for more efficient and effective solutions. Here are a few to consider to maximize warehouse optimization.

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Topics: warehouse, shipping costs

Warehouse Inventory: How to Improve Your Same-Day Shipping Order Processing

Posted by Stephen Williams on Jun 13, 2018 2:20:00 PM

While same-day order turnaround combines the convenience of expedited access to products with the simplicity of online ordering, making a pledge to deliver on such a service commitment can come with challenges. Complex processes, warehouse inventory, and inadequate planning can greatly affect your ability to meet this level of service for your customers.

Here's what you need to know to improve same-day shipping, and how to manage inventory efficiently.

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Topics: warehouse, shipping system

Warehouse Operations: 4 Ways to Organize Your Warehouse to Be More Efficient

Posted by Stephen Williams on Jun 2, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Keeping your warehouse operations procedures organized can help you to operate efficiently. However, without a plan on how to optimize your layout so that you can maximize efficiency, your efforts may be for naught. While there is no magic, "one size fits all" solution, there are a few warehouse operations best practices that can work to maximize operational efficiency within your warehouse.

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Topics: warehouse

How Can I Manage Fuel Surcharges?

Posted by Stephen Williams on Jan 31, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Fuel surcharges are invisible to many online shoppers, but they're a vital part of the shipping world. A single fuel surcharge usually adds up to only a few cents, especially while fuel prices are low, but over time, if you're not accounting for it, your business can lose money and have serious accounting headaches.

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Topics: shipping costs

What Can I Put on a Shipping Label?

Posted by Stephen Williams on Dec 29, 2016 9:00:00 AM

There are several options for what you can put on your shipping labels. However, what you can include on your labels is dependent upon the tools that you have at your disposal (i.e. software applications) and the carrier(s) you're working with

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Topics: multichannel shipping