Piece counts are the type of shipment detail that seem straightforward but can easily lead to errors without the right workflow in place. In fact, piece count is on the list of the most common shipping errors, which can be identified by a shipping audit. Unlike others on the list, piece count doesn’t require special knowledge to get correct, and fixing these errors can save your shipping operations money as well as time.
Manufacturing, retail, and distribution businesses face many new, unfamiliar compliance requirements as they grow, which can become sources of uncertainty if not addressed proactively. We’ve previously discussed this in regards to retail compliance, but how about international expansion? Growing an international customer base is exciting, as it opens up entirely new markets to your products. When domestic markets become saturated, overseas markets make for logical expansion choices. However, along with that excitement comes a degree of uncertainty – the good kind – of all the additional requirements of shipping goods cross-border.
Shipping matters. What do we mean? You or someone you know likely has a story about an order that arrived damaged or with the wrong item, that ruined the experience with not just the brand, but the shipping carrier, too.
As eCommerce businesses try to accelerate their growth, it's crucial to understand the pivotal role that shipping can play in making or breaking the business.
On this episode of The Link Podcast, Chief Product and Technology Officer, Ron Lee joins Diego Praderi at Tavano Team to discuss the importance of optimizing shipping processes.