Category: Manufacturing

Managing the Labor Shortage: 3 Reasons an RMS will Help

The U.S. economy’s labor shortage is unprecedented in scope: Nearly every industry is competing for workers, and many are raising wages and benefits in the hopes of attracting employees.Retailers, 3PLs, manufacturers, and anyone with a large facility is especially feeling the crunch. According to CNN….“…the jobs that major chains in the United States are having […]

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5 Things a Reverse Logistics Software Platform Must Have Today

Reverse logistics software is a pretty broad term and can mean a lot of different things that go way beyond just returns management (although that is part of it). If you’re shopping for software to help your company manage the entire reverse logistics process better, here are five features your software should include: A user-friendly […]

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Best Practices to Minimize the Cost of Returns for Your Business

Returns can be costly for any retail, manufacturing, or other business. The key to earning more profits is not to eliminate returns—that is likely impossible—but to manage your returns with the right software and an efficient reverse logistics process and eliminate waste in the process. Here are some best practices for minimizing the hit to […]

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Reverse Logistics Software is Critical for Coordination

In a February 2018 survey, Supply Chain Management Review found that only 17% of companies have one department that is dedicated exclusively to reverse logistics. In more than half of companies (56%) it is handled by multiple departments throughout the company. Without a comprehensive reverse logistics software program, this can be a messy and cumbersome […]

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Are You Tracking the Right Reverse Logistics Metrics?

Reverse logistics isn’t a simple process, but for companies that are selling products to customers it’s an essential part of your business. Like any business process, it’s critical that you take the time to track and analyze specific metrics around reverse logistics so you can improve the process and reduce costs. Whether you are already […]

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4 Reverse Logistics Reports that Every CFO Needs to See

As CFO, there’s a lot you need to worry about—technological innovation, big data, an increasingly complex financial sector, and an ever-changing regulatory environment. But when it comes to your company’s finances, it often boils down to one thing: balancing the operating costs with the income you make to ensure that you can grow your bottom […]

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3 Ways to Improve Your Bottom Line Through Reverse Logistics

When it comes to business, few things are more important than a healthy bottom line—in fact, you might argue that nothing is more important. Unfortunately for many companies that operate in B2B or B2C retail, returns are an inevitable and potentially costly part of doing business. If you’re not managing your reverse logistics process appropriately, […]

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Your Current Warranty Process Isn’t Working, and Here’s Why

The warranty process is usually not a business owner’s favorite part of the entire supply chain. However, for many businesses it’s not an option to remove warranties, especially those that sell or work with highly complex products and services. Warranties can show your customers that you have confidence in your products and provide reassurance when […]

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