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Did you know that e-commerce in the UK was worth £133 billion in 2016? It increases hugely every year, too.
There was 14.5% growth last year compared to 2016 so who knows what limits the rise of e-commerce will surpass in the years ahead.
As we already reach the end of February 2018 is proving to be a fast paced, action packed year, perfect for a retail revival. With the growth of e-commerce, high-street retail stores have fallen behind, and so a retail revival is desperately needed in 2018.
Tech-savvy consumers are having a significant impact on e-commerce businesses.
The concern behind security when placing an online order is long in the past. Now every person and their grandmother are buying from e-commerce businesses.
When working in a warehouse, you will always come across risks and warehouse hazards. Last year, the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) revealed that 621,000 non-fatal workplace injuries occur in Britain each year. Whilst it hasn’t led to fatal damage on those occasions, that is still 621,000 too many.
Efficient warehouse packaging is essential if you want to keep your consumers happy and your products protected from damage. Almost every product ordered online will come in some form of warehouse packaging. With global logistics now at the forefront of the warehouse industry, international businesses can carry out purchases in an instant, even on the other side of the world.
Multichannel selling is when a company offers a number of ways for consumers to purchase goods and services. Multichannel selling is known to include options to sell through traditional channels such as retail stores, catalogues, and over the phone. However, with the rise of technology in recent years, nontraditional methods such electronic or mobile have become more popular over time.
Warehouse employees play a vital part in the running of a successful warehouse process.
With a team of efficient, hardworking warehouse employees, your supply chain is guaranteed to run smoother with quicker turnarounds and increased customer satisfaction.
The future of logistics is in safe hands thanks to the innovative concept of drone delivery.
Envision ordering something online, and within 30 minutes it’s sat on your doorstep. With ‘Amazon Prime Air’ in the works, the future of drone delivery for all companies is not far off. Do you believe drones are the next step for logistics?
As a business working in logistics, we certainly realise just how much technology has changed the industry over the last few years, and how much it can affect warehouse productivity.
Profit and technology go hand in hand when it comes to warehouse productivity.
Want to maximise your warehouse space? The amount of warehouse space you have is important for to consider when it comes to expanding your business further.
The more successful your business is, the more likely you will require extra warehouse space for the additional products.