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Warehousing plays a critical role in the development of trade and commerce. It facilitates order fulfillment and makes faster product delivery possible, while also regulating the supply of goods, which serves to stabilize prices. The warehousing industry provides additional benefits in the secure supervision of goods, allowing companies to curtail risk of loss through fire, theft or damage. In recent years, the warehousing industry has evolved beyond the basic storage of goods. Changing global conditions has necessitated an evolution into logistics and distribution as well, which incorporates labeling, sorting, packaging, inventory control and tracking, and transport facilitation.
The massive uptick in e-commerce orders combined with a persistent labor shortage has pushed more companies to rethink the way… Read More
The Impact of COVID-19 on Supply Chains Pre-pandemic, the just-in-time (JIT) supply chain model, which minimizes inventory to reduce costs,… Read More
The word logistics derived from the French term ‘logistique’ originated around 1830 in the military and is referred to as… Read More
Warehouse and logistics employees were getting harder to find pre-pandemic, and the COVID-19 outbreak has increased that level of difficulty…. Read More
More and more people today are choosing to do their shopping online. The first quarter 2021 e-commerce estimate increased 39%… Read More
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Although the pandemic rapidly increased the demand for online shopping, the e-commerce industry has been experiencing rapid growth for years…. Read More
Unfulfilled shopping carts are rampant in the retail industry and represent a significant source of additional revenues. Too many sales… Read More
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