How eCommerce Shipping Boxes Can Drive Up Supply Chain Costs: An Interview with Jack Ampuja

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on December 1, 2022

Jack Ampuja is president of Supply Chain Optimizers. Jack’s firm has completed more than 500 packaging optimization projects for manufacturers, retailers, and ecommerce companies, saving an average 10% in supply chain costs on each project. Jack was a recent guest on the Unboxing Fulfillment Podcast with host Harry Drajpuch discussing, among other things, how eCommerce shipping boxes can increase costs and erode profit.

Topics: Parcel Shipping for eCommerce, Fulfillment Operations

Fulfillment Facelift: Cosmetic Fulfillment Services

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on November 29, 2022

Cosmetics is big business. Globally, people will spend $12.8 billion in 2022 to look and smell good. Many of those sales are online. That requires a cosmetic fulfillment operation that can keep up with increasing volumes, but also handle some of the unique storage and shipping requirements of beauty products. Here’s what to look for when shopping for cosmetic fulfillment services.

Topics: Fulfillment Services, Fulfillment Outsourcing

New eBook Identifies the 7 Deadly Sins of B2C Fulfillment

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on November 22, 2022

Online sales success depends on an agile, efficient back-end fulfillment operation to keep customers happy and coming back.

But growing brands are so busy driving top line sales, they often fail to optimize order fulfillment, resulting in unhappy customers and lower profits.

Topics: Fulfillment Operations

Insider Tips for Getting the Best Parcel Shipping Rates and Terms

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on November 17, 2022

The dysfunction of parcel shipping in recent years is enough to make a logistics manager seek relationship counseling. Not from a therapist, but from someone more like Dean Maciuba, Managing Partner USA at Crossroads Parcel Consulting.

Topics: Parcel Shipping for eCommerce

Seven Essential Requirements For Nutraceutical Fulfillment

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on November 15, 2022

 

The nutraceutical industry in the US is growing fast and, according to Global Industry Analysts, Inc., is currently worth approximately $112.6 Billion. That’s a lot of products requiring nutraceutical fulfillment. Many nutraceutical companies have made the choice to entrust fulfillment operations to 3PL experts.

As a leading nutraceutical fulfillment provider, Amware sees RFPs from companies far and wide. In this article,

Topics: Fulfillment Services

Keys to Creating KPIs for order fulfillment

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on November 3, 2022

When you outsource product fulfillment to a third-party logistics company (3PL), you place your trust and your customers' satisfaction in its hands. Yet it's shocking how many Etailers have no well-developed KPIs for order fulfillment to monitor performance.

Topics: Warehouse KPI

Building a Strategy for National Fulfillment Services

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on November 1, 2022

If your company ships products nationally, you know the fulfillment environment has never been more demanding. Customers’ expectations for rapid delivery have risen to never-before-seen levels, and their impatience and frustration when you fall short of those expectations can send them looking at your competitors with fresh eyes. Those expectations heighten the need to have national fulfillment services that are both fast and

Topics: Fulfillment Operations, Fulfillment Outsourcing

Maximizing 3PL Benefits in B2C Fulfillment

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on October 25, 2022

To maximize 3PL benefits when it comes to B2C fulfillment, it's not just about the 3PL's actions, it's how you, as the brand, manage the relationship. The information you share, the objectives you set, and how you set up the contract.

In a recent episode of the Unboxing Fulfillment podcast, Amware CEO Harry Drajpuch and its EVP of Strategy and Operations, Chad Warzecha, talked about different ways for brands to maximize 3PL

Topics: Fulfillment Operations, Multi Channel Fulfillment, Fulfillment Outsourcing

Amware CEO appears on Ecommerce Wizards Podcast

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on October 14, 2022

Amware CEO Harry Drajpuch recently appeared on the Ecommerce Wizards Podcast to discuss the vital role that order fulfillment plays in creating a successful brand.

Topics: Fulfillment Operations, Fulfillment Outsourcing

Fulfillment in California: examining your options

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on October 13, 2022

Sun, fun, and logistics. That’s what people – well, at least logisticians – think about at the mere mention of California. And it makes sense that logistics pros love the Golden State. It has a booming supply chain with three of the busiest ports in the US (the ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach, and Oakland) and an economy that, if it were counted as a separate country, is the fifth largest in the world.

Topics: Top Fulfillment Locations

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