ecommerce

Ecommerce in a challenging climate: How cloud-based labeling is changing the game

Ken Moir Cloud computing, Retail Leave a Comment

As the ease and one-click convenience of online shopping grows in popularity, the ecommerce industry faces enormous demand. This trend is particularly prevalent in the UK, which has the highest share of online sales in retail trade across Europe. However, in times of crisis, ecommerce goes beyond convenience – offering a critical lifeline for consumers who cannot access or purchase …

SAP labeling

Digital labeling in SAP meets the need for agility during a crisis

Lee Patty Cloud computing, SAP Leave a Comment

More than 200 million workers globally, including representatives from the largest brands in the world, rely on SAP’s ERP software to manage their warehousing and supply chain operations. But that doesn’t guarantee they’re operating as efficiently as possible, or that they are fully prepared to ensure supply chain continuity during times of crisis. During a crisis, companies require the proper …

cloud

Cloud-based labeling – Helping sustain business continuity in challenging times

Ken Moir Cloud computing, Industry news Leave a Comment

In the current COVID-19 climate, having a business continuity plan in place to successfully navigate times of disruption is a key requirement for any organisation. To support this need, businesses are increasingly moving systems and processes to the cloud. Cloud-based systems enable critical data to be made available on demand and accessible from any location. More specifically, cloud-based label management …

diversity and inclusion

Promoting inclusion and diversity at NiceLabel

Metka Silar Sturm Company culture 1 Comment

January 2019 was a momentous month for the women in NiceLabel. It marked the beginning of the Women’s Collaboration Network, a first-of-its-kind group for women working in our company. The group’s founder is our own Director of Marketing, Mari Waldron, who explains why she felt NiceLabel was ready for this type of network. “In my previous jobs, there’s never been …

supplier labeling

Five common challenges to supplier labeling – and how to solve them

Mari Waldron Cloud computing, Industry news Leave a Comment

In working with our customers to digitally transform their labeling, we see firsthand the challenges they face when trying to extend their standardized, digitally-transformed labeling process to their suppliers.  Here are the five most common challenges we see (and how we solve them): Challenge #1: Suppliers often have vastly different IT infrastructures and varying levels of technical knowledge. Their IT …

global impact

Celebrating NiceLabel’s global impact at the 2020 kick-off event

Metka Silar Sturm Company culture Leave a Comment

“What do you do?” It’s a common question. Whether we’re at a dinner party with friends, or we’ve bumped into our former college roommate, what we do for work is often one of the first questions we’re asked. And just how do we answer? That was just one of the questions we explored at this year’s NiceLabel kick-off event. A …

fast fashion

Keeping pace with “fast fashion”

Lee Patty Retail Leave a Comment

Did you know the top 3 words fashion executives use to describe the industry are digital, optimistic, and fast? This was just one of many findings from Mckinsey’s State of Fashion 2019 report, and it makes perfect sense. The metabolism of the fashion industry keeps getting faster: mega brands associated with fast fashion can restock stores with new collections as …

supplier labeling

Speeding up supply and streamlining stock with cloud-based labeling

Ken Moir Cloud computing, Industry news Leave a Comment

The way that suppliers label their goods has major implications for the operations of many businesses. Take the aerospace industry for example, where the requirements for the parts used in aircraft are extremely stringent. Even when a supplier has been selected, their labeling methods can make it difficult for the manufacturer to adhere to traceability requirements. The implications of this …

B2B (business-to-business)

Digitally transforming labeling via the channel

Lee Patty Industry news Leave a Comment

One might not realize it, but the labels on a product play one of the biggest roles when deciding whether to buy it or not. In fact, it’s likely one of the first things you see but often don’t think much about. They convey critical information like cost, instructions, warnings and what we can expect to find inside the packaging. …

SAP digitization

Efficient labeling in the SAP world – How digitization meets the need for speed

Ken Moir Industry news, SAP Leave a Comment

SAP is fundamental to the way many of the world’s largest brands run their manufacturing warehousing and supply chain operations. That is why it is key that automated labeling runs seamlessly and efficiently within the SAP environment.  In the past, label production in SAP has often been a highly-complex, IT-managed procedure. Historically, in this environment label changes have often taken …