How to Maximize the Advantages of Cross-Docking for Warehouse Efficiency

Receiving shipments from suppliers and moving inventory to individual stores is complex and costly. If you’re looking to optimize labor costs, maximize space utilization, leverage existing technologies, and reduce transportation costs, cross-docking is a great option....

Help Consumers Find Your Product with a Catalog Management System

When consumers shop, they need product details to find the item from their searches and to give them the confidence to choose one product over another. Product details provide the attributes that consumers look for in store and search for online. They can’t find or...

What is a 3PL Provider and How to Select One?

If you search ‘3PL provider’ in the Merriam-Webster dictionary, you won’t find the answer to your question, “What is a 3PL provider?” We aren’t sure why, it’s a common business term and one that could ease some stress of your business. Let’s define what is a 3PL...

Set Your Staff Free with EDI Integration for NetSuite

What tasks do your customer service staff perform? Do they spend most days (or at least most mornings) entering wholesale or marketplace orders into Oracle NetSuite? If so, you aren’t alone. Most suppliers use their customer service teams to process customer orders....

7 Important Questions and Helpful Answers About GDSN Data Synchronization

High-quality product data is critical for any business that buys or sells products. Many companies we talk to want more information about product data standards, such as GDSN data synchronization. We recently sat down with product manager Scott Williams to discuss...
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