Making direct-to-Consumer Parcel Delivery Profitable

Demand for direct-to-consumer parcel delivery was accelerating even before the pandemic, and it continues today. Engineers and network development directors need systems that can handle higher volumes of parcel and are seeking new options for automated package sorting and parcel processing to both meet current demand and prepare for future growth.

What are some current challenges for making parcel sortation more efficiently?

The volumes and rates of packages that you need to process are fairly predictable. What you need help with is selecting a supplier that can provide parcel subsystems that meet your ultra-fast sortation needs.

What are the most successful parcel sorting & processing strategies for parcel operations?

Examine the trends that apply to your situation and consider which available resources can help you achieve success. Ask yourself questions like:

Automated sortation has become a distinct competitive advantage for many parcel companies, allowing them to provide better service and forming a barrier to market entry for new players. There are a wide variety of technologies available, and it is essential to understand the selection criteria for achieving the best logistics results.

Dematic Sliding-Shoe Sorters offer the highest sort rates at the fastest speeds — throughput rates between 9,000 and 24,000 items per hour. These systems are built for maximum performance and long service life and feature quiet and reliable operation.

What parcel sorting and processing solutions should you consider?

Dematic Parcel industry solutions leverage our complete knowledge of parcel sortation — from software and design to controls and hardware — to create the system that is right for your structure. The solutions optimize processes including inbound, in-line weighing, scanning, consolidation, sorting, and truck loading.

All parcel companies face some common challenges, but specific segments come with their own particular challenges, including: 

Regional, domestic, and international shipping companies for almost all units of measure.

What criteria should you use when evaluating a partner for parcel sortation automation?

Dematic parcel sorting solutions support low, medium, and high-volume operations for organizations ranging from regional logistics service providers to large global parcel shipping corporations.

An experienced partner that offers new and refurbished systems with quick returns on investment, Dematic offers these advantages:

  • Extensive customer service capability, coverage, and technical aptitude
  • Parcel subsystems that meet the need of your ultra-fast sortation needs

  • A strong global project and customer service presence for native and third-party sort solutions

It is critical to select the right supplier - one that will be a trusted partner throughout the entire process.

As a company that’s led innovation in Supply Chain for more than 200 years, Dematic provides the widest range of solutions and the expertise to build the solution you need for complete control and visibility over your operation. 

Our solutions are tailored to your business challenges. Using standardized sub-systems and industry-leading insight and expertise, Dematic provides world-class integrated hardware, software, and support to help you empower people, optimize space, drive growth and improve efficiency.

With Dematic, you can grow your business to compete locally, retain customer loyalty, and deliver with speed and accuracy on a global scale.

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