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Return Management strategies

Peak Season & Returns Planning Strategies

The peak shopping season is fast approaching with many retailers still figuring out how to welcome back customers within the constraints of our new normal. This year’s peak season will see very different trends and surges than previous, with the most notable being earlier than normal shopping volumes. However, consumer behaviour is still largely unpredictable …

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Effectively Deploying Your Warehouse Workers During Peak Season

Effectively Deploying Your Warehouse Workers During Peak Season

Peak season is knocking at the door – are you ready? There are a number of warehouse staff challenges that supply chain employers are facing as we enter this year’s peak season, including a national labour shortage, rising wages, high employee turnover, inaccurate forecasting, a widening skills gap and out of date technology. Though these …

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Challenges for Traditional Inventory Management

Black Friday Sales – Friend or Foe?

Establish clear warehouse return processes before Black Friday hits Over the past 2 years, online shopping has significantly increased and Britons are expected to spend billions on online shopping alone during Black Friday, However, this could create a headache for online retailers, who don’t have clear return procedures in place in their warehouse, as over …

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Black Friday & Warehouse Return Procedures

Do you have clear return procedures in place in your warehouse before Black Friday hits? UK retailers could incur costs of £180m from consumers returning goods bought during the 24-hour sales period of Black Friday this year. Bargain hungry Britons are expected to spend £1.07bn on online shopping alone during Black Friday, up from £810m …

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Get your warehouse in top condition ahead of the peak seasons sales

It’s never too early to get ahead of the game and be ready for peak seasons sales. Flash promotions and one-day specials can put an operational burden on a distribution centre. Without a solid warehouse management system in place, the success of Black Friday or any seasonal sale, could be a disaster. During 2017, most …

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