12 Sep 3 Tips to Prepare Your Distribution Center for the Holiday Season
1.) Service your current equipment
Review records of your equipment maintenance and plan for preventative services to be completed now. Whether you’re using portable or industrial printers and devices it’s important to have them serviced regularly to avoid downtime. Read More on service, contracts, repairs, and preventative maintenance.
2.) Assess current state of supplies and make projections for the season
Running out of supplies such as shipping labels can be a huge expense last minute. Today there are programs to automate the shipments of supplies, track your estimated usage, and pro-actively manage your print supplies so you never run out.
3.) Evaluate to Differentiate
Product returns continue to rise with 62 percent of consumers stating they have returned an item purchased in 2013 compared to 51 percent in 2012*. Consumers are looking to have the option for returns and there are ways to stay competitive, save money, and make improvements on processes for increased efficiency and customer satisfaction.
Product Recommendation: Achieve a faster shipping label with packing list or Return label all-in-one. Take a look at the Double-Sided Label Printer
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AB&R’s certified and experienced technology specialists can review your organizations’ needs and provide a proven solution for scalable future success.
*Supply & Demand Chain Executive