With the holiday season upon us, it’s time to brace your business for the increase in sales. Unfortunately, this also means an increase in returns. According to the Wall Street Journal, the 2017 holiday season saw 28 percent of the gifts people purchased returned, which is an estimated value of $90 billion. Typically, most merchants … Read moreHow To Handle Returns This Holiday Season
All e-commerce businesses like to see record-breaking sales during the holiday shopping season, but once you clinch the sale and collect your customers’ money, the true work of fulfilling and shipping orders begins – and suddenly that joy turns into stress. Here’s a look at how to handle shipping rushes like those seen on Black … Read moreSeasonal Rush Shipping Tips
The influx of holiday purchases is not the only problem that the supply chain finds itself dealing with as the holiday season kicks into full swing. There is also the very important matter of the wintry weather and the possibility of temperature-sensitive goods freezing. What can be done to mitigate this? First of all, being … Read moreHow Can You Prevent Shipments from Freezing?
As the holiday season inches closer, companies need to prepare themselves for the onslaught of online buying that is set to take place. According to the 2016 Holiday Outlook from PwC, shoppers will be spending 10 percent more money on gifts this year than they spent last year, while 62 percent of retailers expect their … Read moreLogistics Companies Must Optimize Delivery Methods This Holiday Season