Mispicks occur when employees pick the wrong item, neglect to pick an item, pick the wrong quantity, or pick a damaged or mislabeled item for an order. These errors waste time and labor, can lead to expensive chargebacks, and damage customer relationships.
It’s challenging enough during off-peak times for retailers to ensure quick and accurate delivery of orders, but it becomes extremely difficult during the peak season when these retailers see orders increase significantly, while customers’ expectations for fast delivery stay the same.
The labor situation has become increasingly complicated. Unemployment is 3.6%, nearly a 50-year low. There are more than 7 million unfilled jobs, an 18-year high. Wages are showing new strength, especially in the warehousing sector. Fortunately, warehouses continue to add and fill jobs to the tune of nearly 70,000 in the past year. Their people work for the prevailing wage. However, don’t get too comfortable - you need to dig deeper to better understand these headlines.
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