Challenge: A fragrance and flavor company wanted to create a foreign trade zone (FTZ) in which it could perform both manufacturing and distribution functions. Due to its many product formulations — and ingredients coming from the U.S. and around the world — tracking inventory was complex. Some incoming ingredients also skipped manufacturing and were sold raw.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 12:00 to Tuesday, December 17, 2019 12:00
Internet-based retail has forever changed the way consumers discover, research and purchase a variety of goods and services. However, as purchasing behavior shifts from brick and mortar to online, retailers are struggling to build and sustain the infrastructure and human capital to keep pace with the rapidly expanding demand.
Specifically, e-commerce operations are continually challenged to meet consumer expectations of faster shipping, lower costs, and improved customer experience amidst tightening labor markets. Forward-thinking retailers are embracing robotics, automation, and AI solutions to drive direct labor out how goods are received, stored and picked within their distribution centers. Is packaging the unsolvable frontier?
Join us for this free webinar to learn about the various waste sources within a variety of e-commerce order processing scenarios, explore with us how right-sized packaging, on demand can help your retail facility differentiate its operations to achieve their operational and strategic goals.
Current packaging methods add wasteful time and material costs to e-commerce order processing
Labor markets are tightening, requiring retailers to streamline order fulfillment processes
Consumers are driving retailers to transition to consumer and environment-friendly packaging methods
Right-sized packaging reduces damages and waste while improving customer experience
Integrated software can reduce operator tasks and automate decision-making