East Granby, CT -- (SBWIRE) -- 08/27/2014 -- In the current issue of Picking Perfection, a weekly e-news publication by Pcdata USA, e-commerce order fulfillment was discussed. The best way of handling e-commerce order fulfillment is to have specific processes designed solely for the purpose of handling individual items across hundreds of different clients; each one wants their own method of packing, printing different dispatch notes, and integrating directly with different shipping companies.
In the August 25th issue of Picking Perfection, the social and cultural trends in clothing, such as undergarments, clothing accessories and eyewear, was explored. The global underwear industry is estimated at $30B. The market encompasses a range of lingerie and intimate clothing, with bras representing more than 50% of the overall market, briefs around 33%, and corsetry more than 10%. Style and evolving market trends, such as novelty and comfort, are the main drivers of this industry.
The fourth issue of Picking Perfection suggested critical data reveals that 55% of a picker's time is spent traveling to and from product locations. In distribution centers (DCs) with a WMS and radio RF (radio frequency) devices, pickers spend 70% of their time walking to the location, taking the device out of the holster, keypunching, and putting the device back into the holster. Only 30% of time is spent with inventory.
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