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Delivery and Shipping for Small Businesses After the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Finale Inventory / November 28, 2020

As the risk of the coronavirus dramatically changes the landscape of retail and consumer shopping behaviors, small businesses are among those most…

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Delivery and Shipping for Small Businesses After the COVID-19 Pandemic

As the risk of the coronavirus dramatically changes the landscape of retail and consumer shopping behaviors, small businesses are among those most affected. If your small business is struggling to navigate the changes the coronavirus has caused, the right strategy can help you adapt to serve your customers better.  What Is Retail Delivery? For the past…

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As the pandemic significantly impacts consumer’s lifestyles worldwide, online orders are becoming increasingly popular. With many customers staying at home in quarantine or preferring not to venture out, companies must quickly expand their order fulfillment capabilities. If your business has encountered challenges in order fulfillment, you’re not alone. Across the country, online supply chains and e-commerce sites…

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No business is completely self-supported. Whether you manage a small warehouse for a retail store or a large network of warehouses for different clients, you likely work with many different partners. If those partnerships are tenuous, you may have trouble getting basic business tasks completed. Positive relationships with partners and clients can lower costs and…

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A warehouse is an integral part of customer service. It’s the last touchpoint for an order before it reaches the customer. Make any errors here, and your customer service representatives (CSRs) may hear about it in the future. Warehouse processes have a significant effect on the speed at which customers get their orders and the…

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If you work with inventory, you may have heard of terms like “pipeline stock” and “decoupling stock.” While they cover similar concepts, these two words have different meanings, and understanding them can help you manage your products effectively. What Is Pipeline Inventory? Pipeline inventory or stock refers to transit stock, or items that are in…

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Automated kitting is an excellent way to improve your efficiency and speed up the fulfillment of certain types of orders. It maximizes the work of your skilled and highly paid workers by moving the more tedious tasks to automated storage and retrieval systems (AR/RS). Automated kitting can speed up processing common purchases or improve the…

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