Tag : packaging

3 Key Objectives for a Return Policy

According to a report released in January 2021 by the National Retail Federation and Appriss Retail, consumers returned an estimated $428 billion in merchandise to retailers last year. That equates to approximately 10.6 percent of total retail sales in the year 2020. “Last year, we saw an increase in returns of online purchases as the … Continue reading 3 Key Objectives for a Return Policy

Fulfillment in Canada – a2b’s Newest Endeavor

Consumer-direct campaigns have always eyed the 33,000,000 Canadian market.  But fulfilling orders from a US-based fulfillment center to a Canadian consumer is not an easy task.  Transit times are long, tracking is poor and each package must pass through customs.  In many cases, the Canadian consumer must pay duties to the delivering carrier upon receipt … Continue reading Fulfillment in Canada – a2b’s Newest Endeavor

New Article from CSCMP

“Packaging changes demand “gentler” handling equipment” By STAFF | From the Quarter issue The trends toward eco-friendly packaging and increasingly varied product displays will influence the kind of material handling equipment that’s used in distribution centers. Get ready for kinder, gentler material handling equipment in the warehouse. As manufacturers reduce packaging to meet sustainability goals, … Continue reading New Article from CSCMP