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Top Four (4) Order Fulfillment KPIs for Retailers

Key performance indicators are a major tool in measuring the success (or failure) of your operation. When we look at order fulfillment for the retail industry, there are major metrics that a company should monitor in order for to evaluate their fulfillment operations. Over the course of this blog post, we will discuss the top four (4) most important KPIs for a retail company to track to best evaluate the performance of their order fulfillment service. We will also discuss why these KPIs are important to your company as well. 

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Quick Read: Freight Delivery Equipment & When to Use Each Type

What type of equipment is best for your shipment? Look over the specifications below to make the most informed decision for your shipping needs.

In the logistics and transportation industry, especially if an individual is starting a new career, people are often overwhelmed by the number of different types and sizes of freight trucks available. One of the first questions they ask is, "Which type of truck is the best transportation option for my shipment?" Given a variety of different factors that will affect the pricing and the type of truck, this blog post will walk you through the different types of equipment options to best solve your logistical needs.  

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Four (4) Question October Safety Quiz

A serious workplace injury or death changes lives forever – for families, friends, communities, and coworkers too. Human loss and suffering is immeasurable.  Occupational injuries and illnesses can provoke major crises for the families in which they occur.

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Quick Read: The Shrink Sleeve Process

Have you ever wondered how the shrink sleeve process works? You know what it is, but have you ever actually seen it come to life? Throughout this blog post, our experts at Verst are going to walk you through this  process and explain how the shrink sleeve labeling process works, defects that can occur, and how to master compensation and distortion.

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Ten (10) Quick Tips to Avoid Accidents with Deer

The weather is changing, and so are the patterns of the deer. Hopefully, these tips below can help you reduce the risks of a deer strike or even more. 

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October 2018 Safety Calendar

Looking for ways to educate and engage your employees on safety & health topics throughout the year? Check out our our previous safety posts here.

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Warehouse Safety: Do's and Dont's

Having an efficient warehouse means nothing if there is no safety protocol to go along with it. These measures are designed to protect both the employees working in the distribution center and the products stored within it. No matter how large or small your warehouse may be, you need to make sure that you have practices in place to keep everyone involved as safe as possible. 

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Quick Read: Mastering Shrink Sleeve Labeling

Have you already decided that shrink sleeve labeling is right for your product? If so, have you selected the right shrink partner? Should you go with automated or hand applied labeling?  Find out your options with our first step in Shrink 101 here:

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Four (4) Reasons Companies Are Moving to Dedicated Transportation

Get the Capacity When and Where You Need It

You have a line of products that is really growing and you need to ship every week to job sites for delivery, but you don’t have a enough drivers or enough tractors or trailers that can keep up with your growing business. What do you do? Dedicated transportation is ideal for this situation and others where freight is moved on a consistent route and needs either a committed pool of specialized equipment or has distinct freight handling requirements. It gives you access to the capacity you need, when you need it, and offers stable pricing and predictable delivery times. Learn more about how a dedicated fleet can help optimize your supply chain.

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Five (5) Steps to a Having Successful Shrink Sleeve Application

Are you looking to contract your packaging to a 3PL provider who does shrink sleeve labeling? If so, we have designed the best ways to ensure you have a successful shrink sleeve experience.

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