Every business wants to improve its daily e-commerce management and logistics and combining cloud-based technology with 3PL services allows you to increase your order delivery speed and fully automate your order fulfillment using the Internet.
A flexible warehousing network means a much shorter delivery time and excellent client satisfaction for every single order, no matter where it is received. Upgrading your supply chain to include a single, powerful integration can make all the difference to your business.
Much has been said in the media recently about intelligent systems or “AI” as a new approach to business. Using digital systems that can detect the needs of your business, supply chain, customers and employees at any point may not be the same as robots taking over the world but it will influence and change the way business, and indeed, the world functions.
You may have heard how SaaS (Software as a Service) can improve the way that a business operates. SaaS is a way of delivering applications over the Internet without downloading or installing software. Logistics as a Service operates similarly for the supply chain needs of your business.
3 Steps To Integrate Smart Warehousing Into Your Business
Integrating Smart Warehousing into your business is easier than you think. There are three basic steps to follow:
- Connect to a smart warehousing platform for best fulfillment practices
- Optimize warehousing, order fulfillment and distribution logistics
- Scale your business with short time-to-market
Connect to a Smart Warehousing Platform
Opting for a Logistics as a Service (LaaS) solution means you will have access to the best warehousing and fulfilment providers. These top class facilities are able to ship thousands of orders to customers across Europe, daily. In this way your fulfilment process will be completely automated and your sales channels and warehouses will be fully connected to the cloud. You will also be supported to find 3PL partners that suit your business and B2B requirements. The KPIs and cost-efficiency of all connected 3PLs are evaluated for efficacy.
Optimize Warehousing, Order Fulfilment and Distribution Logistics
The best cloud technology optimizes all your logistics processes and supply chain management so that you can effectively manage your sales. Real-time monitoring and management of warehousing processes and stock flows allows you to see exactly what is happening behind the scenes at any time. You can track pick and pack times, plan demand and make edits to products and SKUs easily which will help reduce costs.
Scale Your Business With Short Time-to-Market
With faster lead times and zero initial investment you can scale your e-commerce and B2B sales with a single integration that allows access to a fully interconnected 3PL network. You can use any kind of ordering system or channel, any product and even expand to new markets and you wont be limited to one supply chain provider. This means that you can use the system with almost any type of business.
Almost any supply chain can be accommodated in the cloud and the Laas system provides extensive benefits for your business management practices and the information you want to access is available immediately. You can learn more about making use of LaaS (Logistics as a Service) technology at the Smart Warehousing with Everstox website and decide whether this is the type of system that would suit your unique business needs.
Contemporary business practices are changing. Logistics as a Service is offered directly from the cloud is one way of fully automating your supply chain using real-time data that is immediately available. If you want to optimize, connect with customers and scale your commercial activity using fast distribution logistics you can use cloud technology and Logistics as a Service as a solution. Smart warehousing and tech-driven fulfilment is the new way to do business and offers a faster and more cost-effective method for managing your business activities -creating greater hands-on management and customer satisfaction.