As ecommerce continues to grow in popularity and importance, many order fulfillment operations and businesses are finding it harder and harder to keep their fulfillment costs under control. As the cost to pick, process, pack, and ship each order increases, that package’s inherent value and contribution to profit decreases; clearly, operations need to find ways to reduce these costs if they are going to remain competitive in today’s business landscape.
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