Consumers continue to spend more hard-earned dollars each year on holiday shopping. As the global supply chain crunch begins to lessen, there is also the risk of surges in shipping needs as global supply is finally able to match consumer demand. Consequently, warehouses and distribution centers can expect an increased need for order management. Manufacturers will also need to be aware of the possibility of counterfeits. These factors should put transparency labels on the radar for every warehouse, operational and shipping leader.
Consider the Commission on Theft of Intellectual Property reported an economic loss of up to $1.2 trillion in 2017 for counterfeited goods sold across the globe. To combat the counterfeit market, tech giants such as Amazon revolutionized authenticity tracking with the all-new Transparency Label. Committed to efficient order fulfillment and customer satisfaction, Ascent Solutions has integrated transparency labels in the Ascent Label Anything application on Salesforce.
How do customers know products are real? Transparency labels are a solution.
Introducing a first of its kind, Amazon’s transparency label helps validate individual items with serialized codes so they can be tracked by distribution centers to ensure authenticity. Codes generally cost between 1 to 5 cents per item, and customers can later scan codes themselves to verify their purchase.
Prepare for Shipping Surges with Transparency Labels
Best-in-Class Technology Provides a Complete Transparency Labels Solution
With Ascent Solutions Label Anything on Salesforce and Zebra Technologies mobile printers, any sized business can now add transparency labeling seamlessly into a workflow. Optimize the labeling system further with three of the latest developments in warehouse technology:
- Ascent Solutions Label Anything is built straight into Salesforce as its own application available on AppExchange. Ascent Label Anything creates transparency labels – and many other application requirements – from any device connected to the Salesforce platform. Create serialized transparency codes with just a click from your connected device and minimize counterfeit risks.
- Zebra Technology's ZQ600 is a lightweight and rugged mobile printer. The device expedites printing speed by delivering 4.5 inches per second. Plus, with Power Smart Print Technology, Zebra’s mobile printer remains functional throughout the longest shifts, thus giving your workforce more uptime throughout the busiest season of the year.
- As they travel from coast to coast, printed labels must survive changing temperatures and harsh environments in order to preserve a product’s seal of authenticity. Zebra’s Certified labels are stringently tested for continuous functionality in your desired application and beyond.
Prepare for the Holiday Surge with Transparency Labels
As markets change, Ascent Solutions makes sure our customers are prepared to overcome challenges with tools designed for maximized productivity. To learn more about how you can enhance your business with transparency labels, speak with our labeling experts for an in-depth assessment of your current labeling system.
Learn more about Amazon’s transparency labels in our video: