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Get Caught Up on the March Episodes of Unboxing Logistics

by Jaidyn Farar

Miss one of the March episodes of Unboxing Logistics? You’re in the right place! Read on for a short summary of each episode. 

Leveraging an OMS for Growth With Gemma Shaw From Order Desk

Up to a certain point, small ecommerce businesses can keep track of customer orders using spreadsheets. But as order volumes rise, this process becomes time-consuming and error-prone. That’s where an order management system (OMS) comes in. 

In this episode, Gemma Shaw, head of partnerships at Order Desk, explains how to take full advantage of an OMS’s capabilities.

Gemma and Lori discuss:

  • How order management systems work
  • Tips for selecting and implementing an OMS
  • Using OMS data to inform strategic decision-making

Listen here

Tips for Last-Mile Success With Nicholas Daniel-Richards From Packiyo

True or false? Last-mile delivery depends entirely on shipping carriers.

According to Nicholas Daniel-Richards, CEO at Packiyo, that statement is false. Before carriers even touch packages, businesses receive orders, pick and pack products, and coordinate shipping—and the efficiency of these processes impacts the last mile. 

Nicholas and Lori discuss:

  • Why last-mile delivery is so important
  • How behind-the-scenes fulfillment processes impact the last mile
  • What businesses can do to improve delivery speed and accuracy

Listen here

Celebrating Women in Logistics: 11 Guest Spotlights

In this special episode of Unboxing Logistics, we celebrate Women’s History Month by compiling clips from women who have been guests in seasons one and two. You’ll learn a little bit about everything from porch piracy to warehouse automation—if you’re curious about a specific topic, tune in to the full episode to learn more.

Listen here

What’s ahead … 

And with that, Season 2 of the Unboxing Logistics podcast comes to a close! Stay tuned for Season 3, where we’ll continue to keep you updated on the latest supply chain trends, tools, and strategies.

Find new episodes here or subscribe on your favorite podcast platform. Unboxing Logistics is available on Spotify, YouTube, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Pandora, and Audible.