White Friday with SSI Schaefer: Key Strategies for Navigating Major E-commerce Events
Global intralogistics brand shares tips for 3PL providers and suppliers in the Middle East to prepare for surging orders, including:
DUBAI, UAE and RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 21, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Before White Friday 2023 starts on November 24, SSI Schaefer, a global leader in intralogistics and automated warehouses, is sharing essential strategies and solutions for Middle East-based suppliers to overcome common challenges and capitalize on the region's largest E-commerce event of the year.
To explore optimizing your facility for booming E-commerce demand, please contact SSI Schaefer at: [email protected].
Under the strain of high E-commerce customer demand during White Friday, breakdowns and bottlenecks in fulfillment capabilities often come to light, ultimately impacting consumers by causing delays and delivery of incorrect or damaged products.
Key logistics challenges on White Friday
1. Evaluate all angles of facilities and processes
With all the intricacies of E-commerce fulfillment - across receiving, picking, storing, packing, and shipping - a comprehensive look at warehouse design and material flows allows suppliers to fully understand and take corrective action to:
To successfully harness peak seasons like White Friday, SSI Schaefer often utilizes its extensive intralogistics expertise to help customers in these areas -- by attaining a full understanding of their business and volumes, collecting data, observing operations, pinpointing bottlenecks, and then providing fit-to-purpose solutions.
2. Leverage warehouse automation, real-time inventory tracking and data analytics
Intelligent automation solutions, such as automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS) and conveyor systems, future-proof warehouses and greatly boost order fulfillment speed and accuracy, ensuring facilities are prepared for surges in demand and future expansion.
Also essential to handling fluctuating demand, digital solutions such as SSI Schaefer's WAMAS® end-to-end software provide:
3. Establish dedicated processes for effective returns management
Processing high volumes of returns requires additional measures, including:
About SSI Schaefer
The SSI Schaefer Group is the world's leading provider of modular warehousing and logistics solutions. Employing approximately 10,000 people across six continents, SSI Schaefer develops and implements innovative industry-specific answers to its customers' unique challenges, by designing, developing, and manufacturing systems for warehouses, industrial plants, workshops, and offices. SSI Schaefer is also a leading provider of modular, regularly updated software for in-house material flows. Designed by a strong team of 1,100 engineers, SSI Schaefer's broad IT offering, including its WAMAS® and SAP products, delivers seamless support for all warehouse and material flow processes.
For more information, please visit https://www.ssi-schaefer.com/en-sg