From groceries to gadgets, corrugated boxes have always been the predominant shipping container trusted to transport all kinds of products. Cardboard boxes are being deposited on doorsteps across America in record numbers! But what about the consequences of all that packing material?
Well, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, the number of e-commerce transactions increased by …Read More
The e-commerce industry has experienced an astounding rate of growth. While this is obviously great news for the bottom line, it has forced retailers, e-commerce giants, warehouse management system vendors, third-party logistics providers and integrators to re-evaluate their use of technology, specifically of automation. Handling orders in batches and package stations using label-guns and antiquated …Read More
Amazon has no doubt set the bar high for online retailers trying to compete with their “free shipping” business model. The e-commerce giant has gobbled up an increasingly large slice of the online retail pie, leaving smaller e-commerce merchandisers, along with traditional brick-and-mortar retailers, scrambling to keep up. Failure to match the free-shipping option might …Read More
Thanks to companies like Amazon, the e-commerce business model is growing at a phenomenal rate. Powered by the top trends in e-commerce logistics, shippers have an amazing opportunity to increase efficiency and profitability while reducing freight costs. Innovations within the logistics and manufacturing industries, ranging from 3D printing to active RFID tracking, will help shippers …Read More