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Retail spending in the eCommerce sector is soaring. Since 2007, eCommerce has constantly been on the rise around the world. From approximately $30 billion in 2007, it reached a high of just under $100 billion by Q4 in 2017.
There are many different types of warehouses to suit your requirements. Which will you choose?
Although it seems like a simple concept, the different types of warehouses to choose from could be more of a business essential than you think. The type of warehousing that’s right for you depends on your specific industry, location and requirements. There is a specific option for every business.
There are many factors that make up the key qualities of an efficient warehouse. Running a structured warehouse can be much more complex than it’s given credit for. Qualities of an efficient warehouse lie in the organisation of your processes.
The stress of a warehouse inspection can take its toll, but not if you take the time to get organised.
When you manage a warehouse, you’ll be aware of just how laborious a warehouse inspection can be. The entire vicinity of the warehouse will require checking, including inventory, productivity, health and safety and more. And that is not including the strenuous task of developing a strategy to improve the issues found afterwards.
Cart abandonment is a re-occurring problem as time and technology go on. Did you know, the average ecommerce store loses over 75% of its sales to cart abandonment? (*) It is one of the biggest struggles to overcome in ecommerce today. There are a number of reasons as to why, and Bray has the solutions to prevent cart abandonment from happening in your business:
The idea of the monthly subscription box has quickly become a phenomenon. The subscription box industry has shown itself to be one of the fastest growing retail verticals in the UK, with year-on-year online visits rising by 30% in 2017 to a total of 76.7 million. (*) However, the process of providing a monthly subscription box is not as simple as customers getting their product on a monthly basis.
Warehouse design plays a big part in your operations if you want to run a successfully accessible warehouse. Focusing on warehouse design opens up a world of opportunity to continuously improve your processes. Here at Bray Solutions, we have a number of ways we use efficient warehouse design to allow for maximum accessibility.
Decent customer services can not be provided via a script! Scripted phone calls are not helpful for consumers seeking customer service, especially when they are looking for specific answers.
Switching your haulage company seems like an unnecessary struggle, especially if you have built a relationship with your current provider. However, a business deal that isn’t working to its full potential can do more harm than good and will, in turn, have a damaging effect on your own business. Here at Bray Solutions, we have five warning signs you should look out for to know whether you should switch your haulage company sooner rather than later.
The ever-growing transformation of the global supply chain comes with a significant risk to consider: cyber security. Cyber security is a massive consideration in the warehouse industry, especially since technology is growing at a rapid pace. Innovations such as connections between the physical and the cloud, predictive analytics software, online shopping and data storage are quickly overtaking warehouse management, and they need to stay protected from potential hackers.