Technology is not just a trend, but rather the first law of business. When businesses integrate the right technology into their processes, they save money, simplify tasks, and enhance efficiency.
One area of business that is seeing some of the most significant advancements in technology is shipping. Logistics technologies are transforming the shipping process from start to finish. Embracing these new, innovative advancements frees up valuable time and allows companies to make strategic improvements. This article illustrates how your company can digitize its shipping efforts to gain unparalleled savings and newfound customer satisfaction.
When a pharmaceutical supply chain is efficient, clients and patients receive their medical supplies in top condition and at the right time, counterfeit drugs stay off the market, and companies profit. When there are problems in the process, the exact opposite happens.
As a business or organization that ships musical instruments, your livelihood hinges upon your ability to optimize your sales while keeping instruments and gear in pristine working order. This means ensuring that equipment is protected from damage when shipping from one location to another. Fortunately, you can safely transport fragile instruments by air or truck by following a few simple tips.
Jewelers block insurance is essential for a jeweler to operate his or her business. Without it, the risk of doing business can be prohibitive for jewelry companies. But even as valuable as it is, jewelers block insurance can also be limiting when it comes to small parcel shipping clauses included in policy wording. Complementing your policy with additional shipping insurance is a sound strategy for better protecting your business and adding flexibility to your plan. The following reasons demonstrate why this is the case.
Sending parcels through the mail is a high-stakes gamble.
Inventory could be lost, damaged, stolen, or pilfered during the shipping process. Packages that never arrive can cost businesses time and money. And that's just scratching the surface.
If your business ships gold, silver, and bullion, you probably already have systems in place to make sure you are doing things efficiently and safely. Even so, if you are responsible for risk assessment you may still have burning questions in the back of your mind of:
- Are you really shipping your gold or silver for the best price?
- Are your shipments really safe?
Offering multinational shipping is a useful and exciting way to expand your existing customer base. However, shipping parcels outside the United States involve a few extra steps to ensure that your customers receive their orders in a safe and timely fashion.
Many e-commerce businesses we work with are fully aware of the importance of delivering a positive brand experience to their customers. Where they often appear stumped is when we ask how their shipping process contributes to their ROI. In fact, many online retailers perceive shipping and order fulfillment as necessary investments that cut into profits.
They’re not totally wrong: shipping and order fulfillment can be expensive investments.
But, they don’t have to be.
With the United States continuing to lead the world in medical device manufacturing, healthcare professionals across the globe depend upon companies in America to deliver devices and pharmaceuticals safely to their hospitals and clinics.