Things An E-Commerce Company Should Look Out For When Setting Up A Warehouse

18 April 2015 |
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The very core supporting every e-commerce company is its supply chain, logistics and delivery. Therefore, the success and sustainability of an e-commerce company becomes deeply reliant on how well the company plans and manages its supply chain – from the warehouse to the last mile delivery. When we talk about supply chain, we must address […]

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The very core supporting every e-commerce company is its supply chain, logistics and delivery. Therefore, the success and sustainability of an e-commerce company becomes deeply reliant on how well the company plans and manages its supply chain – from the warehouse to the last mile delivery.
When we talk about supply chain, we must address the question of a warehousing solution. Should the e-commerce company outsource its warehousing needs or the entire stock management and delivery operations? However, regardless of the option selected, all e-commerce companies will need to know what to look out for when selecting and setting up a warehouse.
Here is an useful article on the things to look out for in a warehouse for an e-commerce company. This article presents a preliminary take, on the strategy and factors for consideration when deciding on a warehouse for your e-commerce company.
A good read if you need a head start in knowing what to look out for and the areas to research more on before deciding on the warehouse most suited for your company.
Finally, the logistics portion of things does not stop with the warehouse. Subsequently you will need to look at logistics solutions that will be compatible with your warehousing setup. Things to consider will be a WMS, Tracking solution, POD solution etc to complete your logistics needs. Streamlining the warehousing solution to the delivery process will yield great savings in terms of manpower, time and the real dollars and cents.

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