Infographic: The Struggle for Inventory Visibility

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An infographic describing the struggles companies are facing trying to improve inventory visibility up and down complex, global supply chains, including highlighting actions that industry leaders have taken to improve visibility.

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Serv-U-Success

We help grocery chains — and the brands they carry — to succeed on the store shelf. Specifically, we provide warehousing, distribution, and in-store product management. We increase sales through superior on-shelf presentation and precisely executed promotions. At Serv-U-Success, we're obsessed with our clients' success. That obsession drives everything we do, from the way we work to the people we hire. As a company, we pride ourselves on being as agile as we are accurate.

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Reverse Logistics: A Priority for Distribution Strategy

Article | April 15, 2020

The rapid growth of e-commerce continues to create new challenges for retailers as they plan distribution strategies. One of those challenges is managing the high volume of returns. One in three shoppers returns items, and more than half read a company’s returns policy before making a purchase. Retailers lose $50 billion annually due to inefficiencies in processing returns, and distribution centers handling returns need 15% to 20% more space than a traditional facility.

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4 features to look for when buying a quality warehouse order picking cart

Article | October 16, 2020

Order picking is the most resource-intensive operation of a warehouse or fulfillment center. More than 55% of the operating cost for a warehouse is related to order picking, and fulfillment centers, the number stands at 50%. It is the process that can bring in the most cost savings with an effective, streamlined and efficient order picking system. One of the most important components of your order picking system is the warehouse order picking cart. Order picking carts are used to move inventory from the warehouse shelves to sorting or packing stations. They make it easier for warehouse associates to carry multiple items at a time or to carry large, unwieldy items. When it is possible to carry multiple items on a trip, it drastically reduces the distance traveled by associates on foot. It also helps to reduce physical fatigue and improves efficiency dramatically.

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For information on our commitment and Tomorrow Rising fund to helping communities recover from the Covid-19 crisis

Article | June 27, 2020

With half a million people benefited in 60+ countries, the Tomorrow Rising Fund is now focusing on education and professional training programs to secure the best future for young people and their communities affected by COVID-19. Two months after launching the Tomorrow Rising fund to support Covid-19 emergency relief in April 2020, Schneider Electric’s Foundation moves forward to support recovery and resiliency through education and training programs. The Tomorrow Rising Fund was launched to support emergency and longer-term reconstruction related to Covid-19 in all the countries where Schneider Electric operates. The Schneider Electric Foundation appealed to its leaders and employees to get involved and all their donations have been matched by the Group. Other external stakeholders and partners have also contributed.

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Ultimate guide to warehouse logistics: Enhance organization, movement, and management

Article | October 19, 2020

Warehouse logistics is the heart of any supply chain operation, assimilating and dispatching goods to ensure availability and timely delivery. With more consumers turning to e-commerce, it’s important for businesses of all sizes to bolster the supply chain to handle the e-commerce business model. According to research conducted by BigCommerce, the top three factors that influence consumers’ online purchasing decisions are convenience, cost and free shipping. In fact, the National Retail Federation (NRF) found that 75% of consumers expect delivery to be free even for orders under $50.

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Serv-U-Success

We help grocery chains — and the brands they carry — to succeed on the store shelf. Specifically, we provide warehousing, distribution, and in-store product management. We increase sales through superior on-shelf presentation and precisely executed promotions. At Serv-U-Success, we're obsessed with our clients' success. That obsession drives everything we do, from the way we work to the people we hire. As a company, we pride ourselves on being as agile as we are accurate.

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