At the beginning of the pandemic, warehouses were trying to navigate through changes put in place to keep workers safe, as time went on, companies were able to figure out what worked and what didn’t work.
COVID-19 has required shoppers to wear masks, maintain social distancing measures, and walk down one-way aisles. At the beginning of the pandemic, many consumers shifted their shopping to online. According to Statista figures, “there were 227.5 million online shoppers in the US for 2020—approximately 88% of the adult population. This number is projected to climb even more, reaching an expected 230.5 million in 2021 and 278.3 million in 2024.”
With many shoppers turning to online shopping vs in store, it’s hard to predict what Black Friday sales will look like this year. Especially when some of the major retailers like Walmart, Target, DICK’S Sporting Goods, Best Buy, and Kohl’s have decided to be closed on Thanksgiving. Also, Amazon’s Prime Day has been delayed, it is expected to start sometime in October not leaving much time before Black Friday sales begin. It has grown from a single day event to a month-long event full of product promotions. Here's some helpful tips to help you prepare for the holiday rush.
Since the advent of the assembly line, supply chain management has been an important factor when it comes to success. While there has always been a need for access to real-time data, increasingly, legacy technology limitations are resulting in a flawed system with at-best, limited transparency that means keeping up with data-driven competitors is nearly impossible.
There’s been a lot of changes that have come about from the COVID-19 pandemic, the WMS software buyer behavior and the software buying process are just a few of these changes. Cadre has witnessed the necessary changes in the process and realize it may be a long time before the return to normal!
Last month, we had conducted a survey asking customers’ feedback on the products and services that we provide. For those respondents that filled out the survey, we made a donation on their behalf to an organization of their choosing.
Having a good system in place allows for a tight-running, efficient and effective warehouse operation.
You risk facing a multitude of potential problems. From workplace injury to a bad reputation, a weak WMS can result in real issues that any company...
Nobody will deny that COVID-19 is having drastic effects across all verticals. And while entire industries are feeling the hit, it might just be supply chains that have been most impacted.
Maximize CPG Efficiency and Accuracy to all Channels
The Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) market is competitive, vast and diverse. CPG product distribution spans the broad market of direct-to-consumer fulfillment and through dynamic retail channels. Consumer markets are at the leading edge of multichannel logistics and include virtually every vertical product category sold.
Your 3PL provider is one of the most important partnerships you’ll have. Choosing the right one is crucial to your business’s success, especially now more than ever. Everything is on the line for you here - your customer service reputation, customer brand loyalty and most importantly, the basic logistics you need to run smoothly so your daily operations can run as effectively as possible.