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Software Options to Consider Using With the Color Laser Mail 7000

  Looking for a faster way to complete in-house print projects? Then you definitely need to understand the differences between the workflow software options available for the Color Laser Mail 7000. The two software options that are to be discussed in this article are known to be highly efficient and effective in a commercial printer…
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Can You Afford To Personalize Your Customers Orders

The term “Mass individualization” was started back in the 20th century but has really come to life in the internet age; especially important within the world of eCommerce.  According to Shopify Plus blog up to 78% of consumers expect personalization when they shop online. 68.8% of “Fashion” shopping carts were abandoned from April to June of 2016 SaleCycle…
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Can 12 Seconds Save You $300,000 Annually?

How long does each of your pack stations take to pack and ship orders? Cutting a mere 12 to 13 seconds off throughput time per order can save an eCommerce company significantly; a compelling competitive advantage. Most Supply Chain Managers don’t believe it. Most believe 12 seconds is only 12 seconds, no big deal. Let’s say your D.C.…
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Challenging Packing Station Assumptions

by Tom Napier When data is used to challenge assumptions; whether it be about supply chain management, order fulfillment or even supply chain logistics automation, opportunities for competitive advantage are often discovered. Discovery is often portrayed as an event; it’s more often an outcome of a process. Ben Franklin noticed color variance in the ocean,…
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Are You Losing Customers Because Of Your Long Delivery Times

by Tom Napier Most eCommerce order fulfillment systems were not designed to process small quantity orders in high volume, with the speed, accuracy, and flexibility the eCommerce market now demands. System vulnerabilities become more noticeable under the stress of peak order demand such as orders backed up on a conveyor that need to be on…
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5 Reasons Why You Must Automate To Protect Your Profits

When it comes to order fulfillment, order efficiency should be the top priority. As eCommerce orders increase, e-Tailers have to be ready to meet this growing demand and be ready to exceed customer expectations during order packaging and delivery. The post pick, pre-ship area, commonly known as the last 100 feet of the order fulfillment line…
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The Pack Slip Challenge The Amazing Race Against Time

The Pack Slip Challenge: The Amazing Race Against Time by Nancy Panunto We live in an era where consumers demand instant gratification. From on-demand TV, streaming videos, instant messaging, iTunes…you get my meaning. It’s no wonder that eCommerce companies are trying to deliver orders faster than ever to their customers in an effort to satisfy…
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Snail Mail Is Dead Or Is It

  As digital marketing grows in popularity within various markets, it’s important not to lose sight or feel of direct mail marketing. Local businesses rely on snail mail to communicate special offers, new products and great deals within their communities. Physical mail, envelopes/letters, coupons and flyers are a few of the ways local businesses communicate…
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Packaging

Increasing Repeat Sales Through Automated Kitting Direct to consumer eCommerce retailers are challenged in today’s competitive marketplace to get repeat orders. It has been proven that sales and marketing collateral media such as coupons, samples, and cross promotion offers increase repeat orders. The challenge for many organizations is that they cannot be inserted profitably when…
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Is Your Order Fulfillment Lean How Can You Tell

Order fulfillment best practices used to reduce bottlenecks, touches, and fulfillment cycle time are best done when they align with Lean Six Sigma (LSS) methodologies. Seeking an experienced order fulfillment and management authority can help you plan and implement best practices for your order fulfillment. Lean may be described as a methodology used to create more customer value while…
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