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Jake Pehrson

How to Eliminate Warehouse Pain Points

What issues do you have in your supply chain? Do you struggle with filling orders quickly? Do you have too many picking and shipping mistakes? There are hundreds of frustrating reasons your warehouse may not be running efficiently. Whatever the issues may be, it’s time to learn how to eliminate those pain points. A company…

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2019 Warehouses Need Automated Solutions

What types of automated solutions do you use in your warehouse? Many warehouse operators have intelligent solutions to improve operational efficiencies. Until the past several years, manual warehouse management was quite a challenging task. Functions including inventory management, picking, and packing were performed using printed lists without many ways to improve the systems in place….

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The Cost of Picking Mistakes for Small Businesses

A survey of 300 supply-chain and distribution managers across the United States found that distribution centers are losing an average of nearly $585,000 per year due to mis-picks. Although it may not seem like a big problem, the cost of picking mistakes includes the cost of the incorrect item, the cost of shipping and the…

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Is Using a 3PL Worth It?

There are many reasons why companies consider using 3PLs (Third-Party Logistics) in their logistics and supply-chain management. But every business functions differently, and thinking about using a 3PL begs asking the question: Is using a 3PL worth it? You want it to make your job easier and provide a benefit to your company. So, let’s…

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Managing SKU Proliferation In The Apparel Industry

Unlike some industries with fixed product inventory, SKU proliferation can be a problem in the constantly-changing apparel industry. Consumers have a perpetual appetite for fresh, new clothing designs, and the changing seasons can add to that hunger. This can push business owners to feed their consumers’ hunger with innovative new products, but it can also…

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Why Fast-Growing, Online Businesses Need Inventory Management Solutions

Entrepreneur contributor Allen Moon recently wrote an article discussing proven steps to follow when starting a small business online. His steps include: Find a need and fill it. Write copy that sells. Design and build an easy-to-use website. Use search engines to drive traffic to your site. Establish an expert reputation for yourself. Follow up…

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27 Percent of Apparel Sales Now Happen Online

Daphne Howland recently contributed an important feature to Retail Dive reporting that 27 percent of apparel sales are now online. According to the most recent Internet Retailer Online Apparel Report; online apparel sales accounted for 27.4 percent of overall U.S. apparel sales in 2017, an increase of 3.9 percent from 2016 and a whopping 20.7…

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3PLs Reflect: What Did and Did Not Work during the Holiday Season

3PLs (Third Party Logistics) are setting up meetings right now with experts in dynamic warehousing and distribution environments. Some processes were very successful during the 2018 holiday season, some were not. Companies across many industries leverage our value-added contract distribution solutions to control costs and improve efficiency: more 3PLs are turning to the experts at…

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