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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.

With less need for fixed infrastructure and the ability to work collaboratively with humans to scale up output, robotic solutions are less costly and more flexible to dynamic e-commerce fulfillment needs than the automation of the past.

The human hand still beats the robot when it comes to picking, but the gap is closing fast... learn how robots are tackling this complex challenge and how close we are to commercial viability of robots that can pick any object from any place.

Marc Lore, the head of Walmart's U.S. e-commerce division, has introduced a service that gives a peek into his vision, notably, how he can use the company's massive store fleet operations to better compete against Amazon.

There is a procession of new technologies poised to change the efficiency with which we do business, but what if one of the gamechangers at hand has been around for decades? Making the case for Flexible Robotics and Intralogistics, Intralogistics Case Study

The rise of e-commerce and multi-channel fulfillment has caused distribution centers to experience ever-growing numbers of stock-keeping units and more inventory turns, up to an average of nine in 2015.