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Developing an Efficient and Cost-Saving Return Process

 Developing an Efficient and Cost-Saving Return Process

From computers to flat screens and side-by-side refrigerator freezers to mobile devices and tablets, the products and devices we use every day to make our lives better have one big drawback – they are not indestructible. They break or fail and we sometimes need to get them repaired or replaced. If you’re a major retailer with locations across the country, there isn’t a day that goes by that you don’t see a steady stream of customers with repair or replacement issues.

This client, a national leader in consumer electronics, was experiencing challenges with the repair and replacement aspect of its business due to field staff behaviors and systems. Return and recovery rates hovered around 70%. Something had to be done to improve the inventory carrying costs and inventory obsolescence.

FIDELITONE stepped in to create a robust virtual returns process to improve service parts handling and rein in inventory control costs, saving the client millions of dollars.

“With Virtual Returns we eliminated a leg in the return process, gained greater control over our inventory and sped up the return recovery time. These improvements contribute to a better returns system which ultimately affects our ability to retain satisfied customers.”

outcomes: one leg of freight eliminated, reducted freight costs by $500,000, reduced laor by 30 FTEs, eliminated need for 35,000 sq. ft. of warehouse.

Download the full virtual returns case study and see how FIDELITONE improved the return recovery rate to 95% and created efficiencies in freight, storage, and labor for this national consumer electronics retailer.

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