Complete and accurate packaging information is essential for an efficient sales cycle. Many larger retailers (e.g. WalMart, Lowes, Home Depot) have recognized this and will not do business with companies that do not provide detailed packaging information. In this article, we review the basics of a packaging hierarchy, why this information is so vital, and how the information should be formatted before being loaded into the IDW.
Did you know? More distributors are starting to use RFID (Radio Frequency ID) technology to automate their warehouse functions, and the need for your full packaging information in the IDW is growing. This use of RFID technology saves time, reduces errors, and makes products available for sale more quickly. Learn more about how it works and why supplying detailed packaging information is so vital to this process.
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