Posts Tagged ‘warehouses’

Fully autonomous warehouses are the future

What Is Warehouse Automation? Warehouse automation is the process of automating the movement of inventory into, within, and out of warehouses to customers with minimal human assistance. As part of an automation project, a business can eliminate labor-intensive duties that involve repetitive physical work and manual data entry and analysis. For example, a warehouse worker […]

How to overcome the challenges of managing multiple warehouses?

How to overcome the challenges of managing multiple warehouses? If you’re a bestselling brand selling thousands of products every day on multiple eCommerce stores, then one warehouse won’t suffice. Even if your single warehouse in the middle of the UK has the capability to meet every spikes in demand; you are losing your customers owing […]

Diversifying warehouse locations

Why should you even consider diversifying your warehouse locations? As you might already be aware, the COVID-19 outbreak has affected all areas of ecommerce, but some more than others. Shipping carriers in particular have seen huge disruptions to their normal ways of working.  More specifically they’ve seen an increase in demand and a reduction in […]

What is contract warehousing?

What is contract warehousing? Contract warehousing is an arrangement in which a partner warehouse agrees to receive, store and ship goods for a client. The contract usually dictates the terms of service and length of the agreement. The time-frame can vary from months to years and the fee structure can be fixed cost, costs-plus or […]

Warehousing –What is it and where it all began?

Warehouses Warehouses are used by companies to store their inventory, whether it’s food, hardware, building materials, everything can be stored in a warehouse. Although a lot of warehouses today are run by automation (take Amazon’s warehouses as an example), let’s not forget about its humble beginnings. Inventory storage and warehousing have been around for thousands […]

Dropshipping vs. warehouse shipping

Dropshipping vs. warehouse shipping With so many options for fulfilling your orders, how do you know what is right for your business? Today, we’ll take a look into the two most popular ways of shipping your products – dropshipping and warehouse shipping. But before we begin, let’s first understand what dropshipping really is. Dropshipping Dropshipping […]

Get your warehouse ready for Black Friday!

With the biggest shopping event of the year quickly approaching, with bargain-hunters ready to grab a deal, you, as a seller, need to make sure that your warehouse is ready for this event. You can’t miss out on Black Friday, as it can be a huge turnover for your business. So why is Black Friday […]