The unique challenges faced by retail in the modern world have created a number of unique solutions up and down the supply chain. As businesses adapt to the economic realities created by ecommerce, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the like, the entire logistics industry has had to use their imagination a bit more to find Read the full article…

  The rise of the hyperlocal warehouse, if nothing else, is emblematic of where the warehouse industry has been trending in recent years. There’s been no denying the rise of ecommerce over the past decade or so. Online ordering, ship-to-store options, and even in-store order pickup has become the backbone of retail operations throughout the Read the full article…

  Here at Shelving.com we pride ourselves on not only providing high-quality products, but also high-quality service. We sat down with Sarah Jacobs, our Ecommerce Customer Support Specialist, to find out her top tips to best assist customers, solve problems, and stay organized in the office.      Sarah has worked at Shelving.com for 4 Read the full article…

  “Mobile warehousing” is one of the biggest trends to hit the warehousing industry lately – and considering how many warehousing trends we’ve seen over the past year or two, that’s really saying something. Thanks to the growing demands of ecommerce and an overall increase in delivery times, warehouses and retailers have been coming up Read the full article…

  Just like any industry, the world of warehousing is subject to its own trends, changing needs, and buzzwords. As a warehouse manager or employee, you’ve surely lived through a number of them yourself, and this last year or so has been no exception. One trend that’s been gaining momentum among businesses looking to better Read the full article…

  Out of all the facets of warehousing that have seen an increase in popularity over the past year or so, imports have been one of the biggest. A number of factors have contributed to the increase in imported goods being sold. Alongside the increase in online shopping overall during the pandemic, the additional spending Read the full article…

  The rise of online order pickup has led to retailers needing to figure out how to best process these pickups. Online order pickup works as something of a hybrid between ecommerce and traditional retail. Customers are able to place their orders online, but the orders are taken from the inventory at a brick-and-mortar store Read the full article…

  For much of the country, such as us here in Michigan, spring means a lot of things. A return to warmer weather, a lot more sunshine than we’re used to…and the return of some outdoor critters we haven’t seen since the weather started to turn. And while the beauty of nature is always nice Read the full article…

  The last year has had a lot to teach us, no matter what industry you work in or what you do for a living. Among everything we’ve experienced, there’s been a renewed focus on employee safety. Prior to this, employee safety for frontline workers (such as warehouse staff or front-of-house retail employees) tended to Read the full article…

  From beer to tuna and everything in between, canned goods are a staple of American food retail and commerce. Long gone are the days where people cracked jokes about all canned food being SPAM – these days, the convenience and ubiquity of cans have made them an attractive storage and distribution solution for products Read the full article…

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