According to the National Retail Federation close to 428 Billion in merchandise was returned by consumers in 2020. Although more lenient customer return policies including free returns are almost expected today, let’s think about ways to possibly avoid problems from both a distributor or consumer stand-point.Read More
DCWarehouse Labels and Forms for Distributors and Manufacturers
The beauty of our real-time wireless supply chain solution, is the accurate information you can pull up at anytime. Furthermore, shipping labels and forms are printed automatically with the information coming over from your customer data. Therefore you don’t have to use separate packaging and printing stations. You also don’t need to hand-write shipping labels, BOL’s or other important shipping forms and deal with manual processes. You will also see we’ve included many popular suppliers labels so you can do business with greats such as Amazon® etc.
Wow, we’re into the 2nd quarter of 2021 and let’s just say everyone is learning that half of business is staying in the game and the other half is innovating so you can continue growing. What a roller coaster ride. So with all of these changes, there are a few trends, that in my opinion, may be here to stay. Let’s look into these.
So let’s just say the obvious! 2020 reminds me of that game you play in the carnival called Whac-A-Mole. You know the one were moles pop up out of nowhere and if you make contact with them you win a point. Nationally and Globally many of our partners, clients and friends where in the same boat. Personally and professionally I learned many lessons. Believe it or not, some positive events took place too.
Our team continues to improve the DCWarehouse Automation Suite with extremely important supply chain, manufacturing, and distribution features. We have a new release jam packed with new functionality to help our valued distribution and manufacturing clients compete within their industry.
If you are a growing company and your orders are becoming more challenging to keep up, using wireless technology may be inevitable. Paper pick lists and manual in-put during the fulfillment process can leave room for errors. These mistakes can include picking the wrong products, shipping to the wrong location or duplicating efforts. DCWarehouse allows you to pick, pack and ship your products using real-time wireless technology. Many of our distribution and manufacturing clients have moved away from paper processes and implement paperless picking. We support several methods depending on their products and order types. Some of our clients use a variety of picking methods based on their operations or even a combination of picking methods.Read More
“Black Friday” sounds a little sinister, but its name comes from the famous Friday after Thanksgiving when folks take a day off work solely dedicated to Christmas shopping; a noble cause but the sheer volume of people can cause all sorts of mayhem. People in the United States have been conditioned to spend their hard earned consumer dollars on these events laden with special discounts and super deals. Every year this is a major shopping event that retailers and distributors must prepare for and has even expanded to “Cyber Monday” as digital transformation and e-Commerce continue to dominate the markets. Hectic stores plus quick-selling online deals – Whew this could go really wrong. What can you do to get it right?
For over two decades we have served many operations, warehouse, technology, and plant managers with the development of our WMS and Shipping Solution. We also have a vast amount experience with VARS (Value Added Re-sellers), Consultants, and other industry experts, all of which have provided us with a unique perspective into customer service and satisfaction. Here are some examples of excellent customer service points: