Cost inflation has created a shipping bubble. If you optimize your shipping, transportation, labor and packaging operations, you’ll keep more of your profits now, and you’ll fare better than you competitors when the bears come calling.
There are a lot of out-of-the-box solutions to the supply chain problems we face today. But let’s be clear, all of the latest tech is still, mostly aimed at solving the four main areas we already understand, packaging optimization, labor optimization, shipping optimization and warehouse optimization.
When a Kentucky-based e-commerce business needed to find savings in their packaging and supply chain, they didn’t know where to start. At PLS, we developed a customized e-commerce solution to their specific packaging, labor, and shipping needs which resulted in over $2 million in annual cost savings. Here’s how we did it.
Making the most out of shipping containers through packaging optimization, no matter what size they are, just makes good business sense. So why don’t more companies look to save time, money and resources with packaging optimization? Good question.