Not having automated sortation typically leaves you with two options: 1) limit shipments to a single carrier (which prevents the need for sortation) or 2) invest in many people resources to take care of manual sortation.
Compliance labeling is the process of ensuring that a product label meets all pertinent requirements. More specifically it is a label for a product which complies with the standards set for within an industry. There are many different organizations that oversee these regulations. (FDA, EPA, etc.)
An eyeglass fulfillment operation was struggling to get its’ daily orders out to 500+ stores throughout the US and Canada on time. Several full-time employees fulfilling the manifesting could not keep up which in part resulted in many manual errors. On typical days, the backlog wrapped back 80 feet to the packing area thus making the whole operation less efficient.