Infographics: The Role of Carriers in Omnichannel Fulfillment
Across the globe, there are a larger number of carriers than people realize. And carriers have a direct relationship with the cost of the shipment as well as the delivery time.
By leveraging a mix of carriers, retailers can provide the best options and offer the most competitive shipping costs. Shipping software enables carrier selection based on time and transit, and also other intangibles such as service level. The biggest challenge carriers currently face is the ability to handle short-term peaks in volume during the holiday season. The right shipping software for omnichannel fulfillment will provide flexibility and enable retailers to opt for different carriers. Click on the images to see the complete version of the infographics.
How to Cut the Costs of Managing Your Physical Mail
Managing your storage and inventory of letterhead, forms, brochures, catalogues, price lists and more is an important aspect of your customer communications operations. Due to the rapid growth in digital communications the cost of managing hard copies has been reduced as more enterprises are sending less...
Why Paper is Still Popular
This article by the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) Office of Inspector General looks at trends and customer preferences for transactional mail, which mainly consists of household bills and payments. USPS collaborated with InfoTrends to analyze customer billing data from a major U.S. utility. Results show that 91...