Partnering with a Fulfillment Center to Meet Rising Customer Expectations

Posted by Jeanna Courter on Jun 6, 2017 2:12:11 PM

If you think today’s consumer is becoming more and more demanding, you’re right. From faster turn times, free shipping, free and fast returns, instant access to customer service/answers to questions, connection with your brand…you name it, your customers want it. With the continued rise of online shopping and new competition entering the market every day, escalating customer expectations are only going to continue to increase.

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Topics: Fulfillment Services, Distribution Center, 3PL, Fulfillment Center, Third Party Logistics, Fulfillment Companies, Inventory Management, order fulfillment, inventory control, ecommerce fulfillment, returns, free shipping, 3pl provider, order fulfillment services, 3pl company, online returns

Tips for a Successful Physical Inventory Count

Posted by Jeanna Courter on Aug 18, 2015 1:55:01 PM

Written by: Brook Kole, Inventory Control Manager at PBD Worldwide

The dreaded notice comes out that there will be a full physical inventory count coming up in one month. Do you delete the notice because you think you do not play an active part in the count or do you start planning on what your role is or how you can assist? Remember, everyone in the organization is responsible for inventory control whether you are in receiving, outbound, customer service, sales, etc.

At PBD, we believe the biggest factors for a successful inventory are "no movement" and the "prep" put in prior to the count. These enable you to get through the actual count with as few distractions and slowdowns as possible. Let's take a deeper look at the "no movement" and "prep" needed for physical inventory counts.

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Topics: Fulfillment Services, Product Fulfillment, Inventory Management, Annual Inventory Count, Physical Inventory, Fulfillment, order fulfillment, inventory control

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