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 Insights Into Your Supply Chain’s Last Mile

Everybody knows that your supply chain’s Last Mile can be seriously expensive, but besides that, have you ever really given it much thought? As it turns out, Illinois Institute of Technology professor Gurram Gopal and software engineer Alvaro de Miguel put their heads together to make sense out of those dollars, and where you’re best [...]

2018-08-15T19:01:06+00:00September 5th, 2018|Categories: Supply Chain|0 Comments

All In Real-Time: The Modern Supply Chain

Today’s supply chain is completely different than it was just 10 or 15 years ago. In this short amount of time, paper record-keeping has morphed into fully digital, up to the minute, automated series of data point recordings. The eCommerce supply chain is changing fast, in real-time. A Few Tricks of the Modern Supply Chain [...]

2018-07-03T15:46:42+00:00August 15th, 2018|Categories: Supply Chain|0 Comments

The Connection Between Customers’ Behavior And Your Packaging

The nutritional label changes that manufacturers are required to make by July 26, 2018, have given many companies a chance to rethink how they’re dealing with their labels beyond packaged foods. If you sell anything that requires informational labeling, it may be high time to consider something a little bit different: How about a SmartLabel™? [...]

2018-03-20T19:04:50+00:00May 16th, 2018|Categories: Barcode, Business, Smart Label, Supply Chain|0 Comments

3 Reasons Customer Returns Continue To Increase

Online shopping is like a freight train that can’t be stopped. For the last several years, it has showed consistent year-over-year growth in the double-digit percentages. The 2017 holiday season alone grossed over $119 billion, a 16.9 percent year-over-year increase, according to US Census data. Unfortunately, what goes up must also come down, and what’s [...]

3 Key Trends In Smart Labels, Smart Tags

Technology helps every business do better, usually accessorizing them with a flashy case and blinking lights to boot. When it comes to smart labels and smart tags, though, looks can be deceiving. These tiny, unassuming devices are growing in popularity among supply chains across the globe, but they’re not without issues. As smart tags become [...]

2018-03-20T16:55:08+00:00May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Barcode, Smart Label, Supply Chain|0 Comments

Technology and Your Returns Management Process

Even though 81 percent of supply chain execs now consider big data analytics to be an important technology, even more important than digital supply chains and advancements in the Internet of Things, 89 percent of supply chain organizations are still relying on legacy systems that are reducing or preventing the use of big data, according [...]

2018-01-11T20:30:54+00:00February 14th, 2018|Categories: Returns Management, Supply Chain|0 Comments

Retail, The Supply Chain And Your Evolving eCommerce Operation

If you’ve been a part of the eCommerce world for very long, you’ve seen how quickly the retail supply chain can shift due to customer demands. These days, it’s fine to wait a week for shipping, tomorrow more than four days is just too many. As customer needs and wants evolve, so must your supply [...]

2017-11-22T21:28:15+00:00January 17th, 2018|Categories: e-Commerce, Supply Chain|0 Comments

All Reverse Logistics Companies Are Not Created Equal

Partnering with a reverse logistics company is a great move for your retail business. Not only will your customers be happier with the way their returns are processed faster, you’ll quickly see the impact of that swift returns management on your bottom line. But not all reverse logistics companies are created equally, so before you [...]

2017-10-16T15:52:15+00:00December 27th, 2017|Categories: Reverse Logistics, Supply Chain|0 Comments

What’s a Smart Label?

When your customers need to return an item to your reverse logistics team, you want to make the process as easy and fast as possible. This is where a Smart Label can be your company’s very best friend, especially if you’re handling a lot of returns every day. Smart Labels simplify returns by taking much [...]

2017-10-06T16:49:25+00:00November 1st, 2017|Categories: Reverse Logistics, Smart Label, Supply Chain|0 Comments