Lot tracking gives manufacturers and retailers the ability to track, fulfill by expiration/freshness dates, and properly recall product lots along the supply chain.
The ability to track and recall products is crucial to the health and sustainability of many B2C eCommerce businesses.
Federal government orders more than 1,000 recalls each year
From consumer goods to cosmetics to health and food products, there are several government entities that oversee an immense range of product recalls.
When products designated for lot tracking enter the system, unique lot numbers are captured at product induction. The products are automatically picked by expiration dates with the oldest items selected first (FIFO). If a lot has expired, the system automatically flags the batch and the products is removed from the pick rotation. In the event of a recall, product lots are easily tracked from warehouse to customer.
RSL has climate-controlled order fulfillment center locations in the US. A climate-controlled warehouse is air conditioned.
There are several products other than food and drink that benefit from temperature controlled fulfillment centers, including:
At RSL, we understand every business is unique. As your partner in eCommerce fulfillment, we are here to help you find the solution to your particular needs and overcome any obstacles in the growth of your business.
Rakuten Super Logistics is built around a network of business - Rakuten (formerly Ebates) Rakuten Marketing, Rakuten Intelligence, and Rakuten Viber - to enable merchants for selling success. One of the many benefits of merchants fulfilling with RSL is the seamless integration in to the Rakuten Marketplace.