Author: Kable Product Services

Picking is the process of pulling inventory from one or more locations to be included in an order, and packing is the gathering of these items to be placed in packages to be shipped to the customer.  An efficient pick and pack process means your...

Ready or not, the holiday season is officially here.  Holiday fulfillment can present a whole range of logistics challenges if you are not prepared.  Most business to consumer retailers experience a huge surge in sales during this time of year.  This is the time of year...

For every retailer and manufacturer, small parcel shipping can account for a large expense. And shipping services won’t be getting any cheaper.  Last month, FedEx announced its GRI effective January 2, 2017, which includes a 3.9% increase in shipping rates for U.S. domestic, export, and import...

The packaging you choose to send to your customers for the items they have purchased is an opportunity to market your brand.  Packaging can also offer functional values, for example protection of the items within.  Consumers appreciate creative and innovative packaging that resonates with your...

For a small- or medium-sized e-retailer, shipping costs play a large role in overall profitability.  A shipping increase, such as the GRI increase of about 5% just announced by UPS for next year, can have an impact on a small organization’s bottom line.  Businesses that...

Whether your company is a start-up or established subscription box business, you want to make sure you are doing everything possible to be successful. The following list has tips every subscription box company should consider: Great Packaging The packaging you choose for your subscription box helps to drive...

Online customers are continually expecting more delivery options when purchasing from an e-retailer.  This is a trend sure to continue into 2017.  Customers want merchandise to be shipped quickly and at a low (or free) cost, and retailers are trying their best to meet these...

Any manufacturing company shipping to a big box retailer can incur additional costs called chargebacks for errors such as missed delivery deadlines, incorrect package labeling, and paperwork mistakes.   Because delivery specifications vary by retailer, manufacturers often have a hard time complying with all the rules,...

Managing inventory is important to every online retailer, no matter the size of your company. Failing to control inventory correctly leads to a lot of expensive problems - like having too many of items you cannot sell or not having enough of the products your...