Guest post by Jake Rheude.
Few things are as taxing to a supply chain as heavy items, and that means their fulfillment can be a major drag on your operations and profitability if things go wrong.
If you’re a software marketer, this isn’t something you care about. But if your product line includes physical goods, particularly “luggable” items, this information is crucial for your fulfillment team to know.
Getting heavy-item order fulfillment right means following best practices and practical advice to keep your team and products safe at every step. Below are a few essential ideas about what you should, and shouldn’t, do to optimize fulfillment and deliver your goods to your customers safely.
Here are eight key dos and don’ts.