Reflecting On a Year of COVID

Finding the right words to describe 2020 is tough. It was a wild ride. Many of us found ourselves in uncharted territory. While VeraCore transitioned to a fully remote team (a first in 40 years in business), our customers took on a more significant, critical challenge – operating the warehouses that were busy taking care of us at home.  

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Fulfillment Pro Tips for a Successful 2021!

1. Nominate team members to drive continuous improvement

We noticed a pattern in common with our most successful customers. They all have key players on each team whose job it is to continuously improve processes. They make it their mission to see that every area of the warehouse and front office is working at optimal efficiency.  

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5 Tips to Speed-up the On-boarding of New Fulfillment Clients!

Closing a new deal and starting a new partnership is exciting for both the client and your 3PL business. You may have spent weeks or months nurturing your leads, but now it’s time to turn them into happy long-term clients. Get off on the right foot by getting your new clients up and running smoothly and quickly. By expediting the client on-boarding process, you can deliver value to your clients quickly and start getting paid faster.  

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Save Money by Converting to VeraCore in the Cloud

If you are not considering using SaaS OMS and WMS software you should be. 

Transitioning to VeraCore in the Cloud could cut your IT spend in half.   

With the evolution of SaaS, offering your clients a robust, secure, and highly available environment to manage their fulfillment programs is more affordable than ever. In the early days of SaaS many companies used it more for non-core systems like a CRM. These days companies large and small manage their manufacturing, financial and ERP systems in the cloud to leverage the many benefits that come with SaaS, most notably significant cost savings. 

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Support Your Fulfillment Clients From Anywhere, Anytime.

Most 3PLs have had their lives, and businesses turned upside down after the COVID-19 outbreak. Teams have had to battle through challenges at work and in their personal lives, with daily routines disrupted from childcare/school closings.

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Solving Business Problems with Ever-changing Technology

Since I started developing software back in the 80’s, there have been incredible advances in technology. It’s difficult to remember what life was like before the internet. 

My grandchildren will probably never walk into a bank to cash a check on payday or pay for long distance phone calls and they will never use a map to figure out directions to a vacation destination (unless it is in history class).

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Help Your Clients Deliver on CX with Customized Packing Slips

“Ohh, nice box… cool stickers.. fancy paper”   

You’re probably familiar with the oohs and aahs that come from unboxing a highly anticipated package at your home. When done right, the Customer Experience (CX) can feel like rainbows, sunshine and unicorns.

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How Barcode Technology Streamlines Warehouse Processes & Reduces Costs

Have you been putting off using barcodes in your warehouse?

While barcodes may seem like a heavy lift, they are not as difficult as one would think. You can start small, by focusing on one area of the warehouse, a customer or process, and measure effectiveness from there.

Using barcode technology and a WMS can provide greater quality control over your warehouse operations, reduced costs, and many more efficiencies.

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3PL Customer Profitability & Business Intelligence

Business isn’t easy for a 3PL provider. Competition is high, profit margin is low and managing distribution, warehousing and fulfillment can be chaotic. 3PL’s must be smart about the type of customers they take on and how they run their overall operation since a 3PL’s customer base determines their profitability. In order to maintain a competitive edge and scale their business, 3PL providers must learn to make the most of limited resources, space, and labor.

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Get the Most Out of Your Team During This Period of Low Unemployment

Labor is one of your largest operating costs, and with the current labor shortage, these costs are rising. By having the right Order Management System and Warehouse Management System in place, you can minimize the effects of low unemployment without sacrificing performance.

An OMS and WMS like VeraCore can help you maximize the efficiency of your workforce. VeraCore customers are benefiting from:

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