Invenco Insights

How do barcodes help 3PL?

If your business is growing and you are either considering or currently using 3PL (Third Party Logistics) services, barcodes are a useful tool to help your warehouse expand its operations and facilitate this growth.

Topics: Business Growth Freight Logistics Customer Experience

What is a barcode?

When you buy pretty much any physical product today, you will see a label on the package.

When this label is scanned at the register, the computer automatically brings up information about the item, such as the description and the price.

This is a barcode.

Topics: Business Growth Freight Logistics Customer Experience

Choosing the right barcode for your business

Have you considered barcodes, but don’t know which type to use? Your business has a large range of options when selecting the type of barcode for your products.

Making the right choice comes down to a variety of factors, such as the common uses for each, the physical space you have on your product for a barcode, or if you need different levels of security.

Topics: Business Growth Freight Logistics Customer Experience

The Importance of on-time delivery for eCommerce businesses

On time delivery is so important for eCommerce businesses. Find out why, and how outsourced logistics and 3PL can help your business grow.

“A satisfied customer is the best business strategy of all.” — Michael LeBoeuf

The idea of customer satisfaction is as old as business itself. A happy customer returns, and if you’ve done it just right, they bring their friends.

The challenge is more unique for eCommerce businesses, who may not have direct interaction with their customers throughout the buying process at all.

Topics: Business Growth Freight Logistics Customer Experience

4 Signs You Need a Fulfillment Partner

Scaling your business means finding third party logistics (3PL) providers. Here’s how to tell if it’s time to scale and find a fulfillment partner.

Overseeing a growing business is one of the great thrills of being your own boss. Yet seeing your painstaking work pay dividends can introduce its own unique set of challenges: as orders flow in, it can become harder to keep track of inventory, day-to-day work becomes a scramble and your risk compromising your personalised customer service experience.

Topics: Business Growth Freight Logistics

Ensuring Your Freight, Transportation and Despatch Software Works For Your Business

Freight management, transport and despatch are three key processes in a successful eCommerce business, and with the development of software packages to help, it’s important to choose the right one to help grow your operations.

So what is Freight Management?

Freight management involves controlling cost, maintaining accurate records, and sustaining inventory levels when it comes to physically moving products from warehouse to customer. This also includes transportation coordination and despatch monitoring to ensure accuracy.

Topics: Business Growth Management Software eCommerce Freight Logistics