How To Approach Reverse Logistics Like WalMart

In the last couple of years, WalMart has really stepped up its fulfillment game in its efforts to catch up to Amazon.com. WalMart.com got a total redo, from the ground up, then came the two-day shipping (which is now free without a membership fee) and now, an expansion of that free shipping into its third-party [...]

2018-12-13T16:46:01+00:00January 16th, 2019|Categories: Business, Reverse Logistics|0 Comments

3 Ways That Good Returns Pay You Right Back

No one really wants to have to deal with returns, but the reality is that if you’re selling something, some people won’t get it quite right on the first try. For online retailers, as much as 30 percent of your sales may ultimately come back. There’s no single solution to help slow the bleed, but [...]

5 Surefire Tips For A Better Return Process

Reverse logistics are tough on all kinds of businesses, but they’re particularly hard for eCommerce retailers. These folks can experience as high as 30 percent in returns in any given sales cycle! Whether your company sees a lot or just a few returns, it’s important that your returns process be as good as it can [...]

2018-12-12T20:25:03+00:00December 26th, 2018|Categories: Returns Management, Reverse Logistics|0 Comments

Are You Investing Enough In Returns, Returns, Returns?

With consumer confidence and incomes high and unemployment low, the National Retail Federation is predicting one of the biggest holiday shopping seasons in a long time. The organization is looking at total sales of $717.5 to $720.9 billion, a 4.3 to 4.8 percent increase over last year, which itself was a 5.3 percent increase over [...]

2018-11-15T18:11:49+00:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: e-Commerce, Return Policy, Returns Management, Reverse Logistics|0 Comments

3 Ways To Optimize Returns And Increase Profits

What comes up must come down, and, sometimes, what goes out of your inventory will inevitably be returned. Stores with physical locations can expect around eight percent of their sales to be reversed, eCommerce retailers may see return rates as high as 30 percent, depending on their segment. No matter how you look at it, [...]

2018-11-15T17:10:38+00:00November 28th, 2018|Categories: Returns Management, Reverse Logistics|0 Comments

3 Signals That Good Returns Are Excellent Business

It’s no secret that good returns are good business, especially in the eCommerce space. Customers are understandably hesitant to risk purchasing a product they can’t interact with in real life without some way to get their money back, but it makes it difficult for you to know which transactions will turn into returns, let alone [...]

2018-10-16T14:43:26+00:00November 14th, 2018|Categories: Returns Management, Reverse Logistics|0 Comments

3 Tips For Increasing Reverse Supply Chain Visibility

When your returns can drop in from almost anywhere and do so unexpectedly, reverse logistics can turn into a stressful situation quickly. Your people want to do better, as do you, but all the different shaped and sized packages and inconsistently labeled products make for slow going in your returns management department. There has to [...]

2018-10-16T14:35:03+00:00November 7th, 2018|Categories: Reverse Logistics, Supply Chain|0 Comments

3 Ways To Wow Your Customers At Every Step Of The Returns Process

Everyone knows that sometimes an end is a new beginning, that a closed door leads to an open window. Sometimes a return is the path to a whole lot of purchases. In fact, after a customer has bought something from you, they’re 27 percent more likely to buy a second time and 54 percent more [...]

2018-10-16T14:25:30+00:00October 31st, 2018|Categories: Customer Service, Returns Management, Reverse Logistics|0 Comments

Time To Re-evaluate Your Returns Process?

When your business was still in its infancy, it wasn’t a big deal to keep track of returns when they arrived at your door. They didn’t amount to more than a few a day back then, but as you’ve grown, so has the volume of returned merchandise. You may think your reverse logistics process is [...]

2018-09-21T21:20:32+00:00October 24th, 2018|Categories: Return Policy, Returns Management, Reverse Logistics|0 Comments

What Walmart’s Zero Waste Approach Means For Your Reverse Logistics

According to a report recently generated by Walmart, the future is nothing but green. The company has set goals to achieve zero waste in facilities located in Canada, Japan, the UK and the United States by 2025. Behind the scenes, the big box giant has already been making mighty strides toward this goal. For example, [...]

2018-09-21T21:00:51+00:00October 17th, 2018|Categories: Reverse Logistics, Uncategorized|0 Comments