Speed is the name of the game, but many warehouses are already starting 2023 out at a disadvantage. Supply chain issues, nationwide worker shortages, inflation, and a looming recession are just some of the pressures warehouses face straight out of the gate. Add to this the increased consumer demands due to the swell of omnichannel fulfillment during COVID-19, and you’ve got a complicated situation to work with.
For busy warehouse operations, accurate labeling is essential for maximizing productivity, lowering costs, and avoiding interruptions in the workflow and shipment cycles. But many modern warehouses are still relying on outdated methods when it came to pallet processing.
For one such warehouse, their tedious pallet process was costing precious time and money. And in the need-for-speed fulfillment environment of retail today, every second wasted equated to lost revenue. This warehouse wasn’t alone— the labeling process is often highly labor-intensive, error-ridden, and time-consuming.
So, they decided to gain a competitive edge by employing a scan-to-print solution that would take their labeling from tedious to two-steps—without the needs for a PC or mobile device.
Their process went from a seven-minute process that required them to:
To a one-minute, simplified process:
The time and cost savings added up exponentially, with more than 50 printers in operation in 10 locations, and each printer averaging 50,000 labels per month. Read on to see how this warehouse was able to save time, reduce costs, and improve accuracy.
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