More orders, rapid delivery expectations

In-store shopping is still the preferred retail channel for 82% of consumers, even the ones who also engage in online shopping

Facts and Figures

Industry Insights

Consumers' future shopping experiences will be shaped by the omnichannel retail trend. The rise of the digital-savvy and well-informed consumer sets a trend that will force yet another shift in the way retail businesses run.


of consumers say they are more likely or much more likely to purchase from a brand with multiple delivery options


of consumers expect personalised discounts or offers based on past purchases


of consumers use multiple channels to shop


Turn your biggest headaches into opportunities

E-commerce and consumer preferences have reshaped the retail landscape. To stay relevant, you must adjust or face extinction.

Fulfillment expectations

Same-day delivery is becoming an expectation. To beat the competition and keep costs down, speed and agility are imperative. 

How are you going to enhance productivity to meet demands?

  • Use advanced technologies and processes to put away and retrieve pallets faster.
  • Increase picking rates with solutions engineered for high throughput applications.
  • Offer customers multiple delivery options.

Reverse logistics

Approximately 33% of online orders are sent back as returns, 23% resulting from a mispick.

How can you improve first time accuracy?

  • Provide workers with ergonomic solutions designed to increase comfort and focus.
  • Deploy pick assist systems to increase picking accuracy.
  • Accelerate accuracy and returns processing with automated storage and retrieval systems that integrate with inventory management system.
Achieve precise picking, minimise returns

SKU proliferation

Customers continue to demand new options, resulting in serious SKU challenges.

How can you take charge of the invasion?

  • Use variable height picking processes to increase SKU capacity
  • Place slower-moving SKUs above faster-moving ones for efficient access to frequently picked items
  • Add case flow lanes to pick lines to accommodate more SKUs
Beat the SKU influx

Space constraints

Escalating SKU counts are forcing the need for more space, a costly capital expense.

Want to optimise your footprint?

  • Go vertical, and take advantage of unused cubic space
  • Use narrow aisles to achieve greater overall space utilisation
  • Deploy advanced inventory management systems to increase capacity of existing space
Maximise capacity

Labour retention

Trying to fill open positions with qualified labour is tough.

How can you retain talent and reduce turnover?

  • Redirect workers to more value-added tasks by deploying robotic solutions.
  • Offer advanced ergonomic lift truck solutions to help reduce musculoskeletal problems related to operation.
  • Use telematics to simplify checklists and reinforce positive behavior.
Automate repetition


Excel with game changing solutions

Boost storage capacity and order fulfillment rates, while improving your bottom line.

Proven Approaches

Demonstrated to achieve results

Innovations designed to help increase operational efficiency and achieve next level performance.

Meyer & Meyer

Family-owned Meyer & Meyer is an experienced fashion logistics specialist, accompanying customers throughout the entire supply chain – from sheep to shop. From headquarters in Osnabrück, Germany, the company controls logistics activities in Europe, Asia and North Africa, with 1,800 employees.

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