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The aspect of the holiday season transport operators neglect to consider is the reverse logistics caused by returns and replacements. Hence why when planning your Christmas transportation strategy, including reverse logistics management is essential.
In this week’s blog, we’re offering our tips on how to make it through the last leg of peak shipping season.
Reverse logistics is the movement of goods from the end customer to the manufacturer or merchant. This reversal of the supply chain means that logistics managers need to account for the process of returns. Ensuring that these operations run affordably and effectively will boost customer loyalty for businesses.
The first step is to consider what problems may arise during this process. We recommend considering the following:
Tackling the above points without a streamlined software solution would be a difficult task. Therefore, the implementation of a transportation management system (TMS) that can be integrated with warehouse management systems (WMS) or electronic proof of delivery (ePOD) is essential.
Upgrading your system can provides the following benefits:
No peak logistics strategy is complete without considering the spike in returns that will flow into the first quarter of 2023. Transport managers therefore need a comprehensive plan in regard to reverse logistics – thankfully, this process can be aided with the implementation of a best-in-class software solution.
A data-driven TMS, such a TrackTrans, can streamline the way products move back through the supply chain – allowing companies to reap countless benefits. Stand out from the competition this Christmas; enhance your operation and try TrackTrans today.
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