To keep your online business competitive, you may believe you need to match the reach and speed offered by Amazon’s logistics arm, Fulfillment By Amazon. But do you, really? This paper looks at seven questions to ask when deciding how many warehouses you need to strike the perfect balance between delivery time and cost.
For eCommerce and direct selling companies, the lower you drive fulfillment costs, the more profit you drive for the business. Your biggest bang for the buck is going to be parcel shipping costs, which can account for as much as 75% of total fulfillment costs.
What keeps so many online sellers from turning their businesses into true revenue and profit machines?The answer is that many more eCommerce companies get fulfillment wrong instead of right. In this quick-read eBook, we’ll examine the common causes of eCommerce supply chain failures and equip you with the knowledge to avoid these pitfalls.
While Amazon.com is an incredibly powerful sales channel, FBA may not be the best fulfillment partner, particularly for companies that want to manage the brand experience, preserve margin, and quickly adapt fulfillment processes. Online sellers need to go into any relationship with FBA with their eyes WIDE open. This quick-read eBook hits on 5 FBA limitations that should be considered before pressing the BUY button.
Fulfillment companies unfamiliar with direct selling and multi-level marketing (MLM) businesses may struggle with some of the unique requirements to serve this market. This eBook covers 5 keys to success in fulfillment operations for direct sellers and what to look for in a fulfillment partner.
Companies that sell through multiple channels often fail to coordinate fulfillment across channels, leading to redundant
inventory, warehouses and information systems. This paper review best practices for managing inventory, infrastructure and information in a multi-channel environment.
Growing companies don’t think far enough ahead about the implications of growth on fulfillment operations. That can backfire if the operation can’t meet the needs of the business as it expands. This paper explores common fulfillment mistakes businesses make in the early stages of their growth, and alternative approaches that are scalable, affordable and low-risk.