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E-Commerce Expansion Fuels Robust Returns with National Returns Day Expected to Hit New Record

In December, more than 1 million returns occurred each day before Christmas, and today's National Returns Day, 1.4 million returns are expected, a fifth consecutive annual record, up 8% from prior year.

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In December, more than 1 million returns occurred each day before Christmas, and today's National Returns Day, 1.4 million returns are expected, a fifth consecutive annual record, up 8% from prior year.

Find out how efficient returns solutions can enable a smooth experience for consumers, accelerated availability of returned goods, lower intralogistics personnel costs, and higher storage density, logisticians who take a holistic approach to handling returns turn a challenge into an opportunity.

It's the busiest time of the year for package delivery companies and officials say that there are some major concerns for customers expecting shipments before the holidays including scams and delays from all major carriers.

Introducing the “Internet of Goods,” the rapid digitization of the production, sorting and movement of physical products.

The future belongs to organizations that have the flexibility to adapt to how consumers prioritize choice, speed and convenience on a purchase-by-purchase basis through a true omni-channel experience.

Warehouse managers are increasingly required to store more product in existing warehouses, to retrieve them faster for growing volumes of just-in-time orders to retail stores, make more efficient productive use of labor, reduce energy consumption and improve cost efficiencies.

Four attributes warehouse technology must have to protect against obsolescence and help future proof your warehouse.

Traditionally, warehouse automation has been about bringing optimal efficiency to specific processes in warehouses. Learn why new technologies like mobile robots and AR glasses promise breakthroughs in adaptability, even as more conventional systems become more modular and flexible.

The importance of reducing energy consumption and better management of energy utilization becomes a more critical issue as energy costs escalate and logistics operations are pressured to lower operating costs without loss of productivity.

The newest white paper from Swisslog, provides an in-depth review of five automated goods-to-person solutions to help you make the right choice.