Conveyor and Sortation Systems

Zone Skipping Strategies to Reduce e-Commerce Shipping Costs

White paper
March, 2017

For e-commerce operations, low shipping costs and delivery speed are key to profitability and customer retention. Implementing a sortation strategy known as zone skipping allows fulfillment centers to assume some of the handling steps typically required of carriers, thereby reducing shipping costs and increasing delivery speed. This white paper explains this strategy and outlines the best-fit sortation technology, based on criteria like packaging type, footprint, labor availability and throughput requirements.

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