For 3PL warehouses, the weeks, or even months, leading up to the holiday season can be among the busiest times of the year.
It's only August and we are already talking about turkey, vacations, and gift lists.
The holiday season is that special time of year when we all gather together with our friends and family and catch up and look forward the New Year.
However, the holidays have a tendency sneak up on many of us and before you know it, we’re ordering last minute gifts online hoping for a just-in-time delivery.
I’m sure as a 3PL warehouse, you’re no doubt aware of this scenario.
This is especially true as the holidays are a huge profit center for many warehouses.
But have you ever stopped to wonder how massive the holiday numbers are and their impact industry-wide? After considering last year’s growth, we took a look at 2016 to find out more.
So we did our due diligence and compiled the final statistics from the record-breaking Holiday Season of 2016.
These totals will amaze, inform and, we hope, further inspire you to ensure your warehouse is 100% ready for the forthcoming onslaught known as “Holiday Season 2017.”
Is your warehouse prepared to capture the Trillion-dollar e-Commerce sales this year?
After taking a look at these numbers, I think you’re going to want to get ready sooner than later.
Here are the Holiday Season 2016 final totals by the numbers:
After reading these impressive stats, we can imagine you’re thinking about how to fine-tune your warehouse logistics and prepare for a smooth operating season.For additional information and suggestions on how to get your Supply Chain Ready, check out a previous article Top tips on how to handle the 2017 peak shipping season.
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