Warehouse Inventory Accuracy: Why It’s Important and How to Achieve It

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on December 5, 2023

Inventory accuracy – the degree to which the goods you actually have in stock match the quantities in your order management system – is hugely important to your business, especially if you sell online.

Why? Because inaccurate counts can lead to back orders and stockouts. Those, in turn, cause shipping delays, which make for unhappy customers, bad reviews and lost sales.

Topics: Fulfillment Operations

What’s Included in Pick and Pack Fulfillment Costs

Posted by Scott Guilmette on November 21, 2023

pick and pack warehouse

When you partner with a fulfillment company, a great deal of work moves from your plate to their plate. But you’re footing the bill for those services and, therefore, should understand pick and pack fulfillment costs in order to assess the ROI of that relationship.

That said, pick and pack pricing can be a bit of a black box. In this article, we'll take a peek inside the box. We’ll examine the make-up of pick and pack fees

Topics: Fulfillment Services

Case Study: Amware Helps Direct Seller Thrive

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on November 16, 2023

When you sell a premium product, customers expect a premium-quality order fulfillment experience. When that doesn't happen, the overall customer experience suffers.

Topics: Direct Sales Fulfillment

Order Accuracy KPI: Realistic Metrics for Fulfillment Excellence

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on November 7, 2023

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Precision is the cornerstone of success in B2C order fulfillment. Order accuracy is a critical metric, but it’s far more than that. It's a pivotal factor in the overall customer experience.

In this article, we look at why the order accuracy KPI is so critical, current standards for order accuracy, and how technology plays a role in driving this metric up and to the right.

Topics: Warehouse KPI

Order Fulfillment Pricing: Why Details are Your Friend

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on October 31, 2023

In today's fiercely competitive e-commerce landscape, where super-efficient fulfillment is critical, the pricing for order fulfillment services remains a puzzle. For e-retailers, understanding pricing basics is vital, especially since 60% of online retailers at least partially outsource fulfillment. But be wary of providers who promise to make it easy with instant quotes based on limited data. 

Topics: Fulfillment Services, Fulfillment Outsourcing

Ecommerce Forecasting Best Practices for Efficient Warehousing

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on October 24, 2023

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Today, eCommerce forecasting remains a mystery that continues to make efficient warehousing a challenge for most eRetailers. 32 Degrees, an activewear brand that sells direct to consumer and through retail channels, is an exception.

Topics: Fulfillment Operations

Ecommerce Parcel Delivery Speed: How Important Is It?

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on October 19, 2023

Conventional wisdom for teens applies to parcel delivery speed, too. Just because everyone is doing something, doesn’t mean you should do it.

Topics: Parcel Shipping for eCommerce

The Pros & Cons of Different Order Fulfillment Company Models

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on October 17, 2023

In the world of order fulfillment, where poor execution can erode customer confidence and profits, choosing the right partner is critical. But with literally thousands of companies to choose from, that choice can be confusing.  But providers tend to fall under a handful of order fulfillment company models. If you understand which model works best for your business, you can narrow the choices and zero in on the perfect partner.

Topics: Fulfillment Operations, Fulfillment Outsourcing

Boost Warehouse Worker Retention with Tech-Aided Engagement

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on October 3, 2023

Everyone knows warehouse worker retention is poor. Turnover is close to 50% according to most estimates. But not everyone knows that 60% of attrition occurs in the first 90 days of employment, according to Simon Rakosi, Co-Founder and COO at Butterfly.ai, a leading employee feedback platform.

Topics: Fulfillment Operations

Warehouse Automation Solutions: Best and Worst Practices

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on September 26, 2023

Fails are fairly common when it comes to warehouse automation solutions. According to an Ernst & Young study, 30% to 50% of robotic process automation projects failglobally.

Topics: Fulfillment automation