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Your customers' perception of your company is formed from the packages that arrive at their receiving dock. What do you think they perceive?

war protest chants  mistakes. How is your warehouse these days? I have been told these are hard times. Is that true for your company or your industry? If these are truly difficult times doesn't that mean every mistake costs you dearly? Doesn't that also mean each mistake costs your customer even more? You are probably asking yourself, how this article shifted to your warehouse so quickly. Think about it, a shipping error is magnified in economic downturns. Why? Because if your customers have been thinking of changing

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