Value Added services
Warehousing service provider can provide numerous VAS to its customers. These VAS requirements are often specific to industry sectors. Following are most common types of VAS services provided in warehouses.
Assembling finished products from modules and components can help implementing postponement strategy. By producing large quantity of standardized products and then customizing them for local markets in the downstream supply chain, inventory holdings and obsolescence can be reduced.
Kitting and pre-assembly services include, picking different items to be used in a assembly and dispatching to assembly line in standard kit format. These give customers distinct supply chain efficiencies
Sequencing is most important activity in assembly line feeding in automobile industry. Assembly Line-feeding covers the delivery of assembled components to a production line on a just-in-time or just-in-sequence basis.
Product safety is determined by type of packaging material designed. Packaging design and packaging materials procurement, which are environmentally friendly, safe and recyclable packaging solutions, helps you cut waste and labour costs.
Re-work or redress is the customization, modification or repair of products, often to suit a local market. It also covers the re-packing of finished products to support product launches and promotions.
Labelling and tagging
Labelling is most common and most in-demand VAS activity across all industry sectors. Labelling is being done to either to the product or its packaging. This includes swing tags, Kimball/security tags, RFID tags, price stickers and other promotional labelling. Basis suitability labelling activity can be either be carried out at inbound or outbound process.