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Don’t Wing It:  How Your Order Fulfillment Solution Is Like Flying an Airplane

January 31, 2019 by Harry Drajpuch

When I became a private-instrument-rated pilot, I strongly suspected it would help me overcome my fear of flying.  (And it did).

What I didn’t know was that it would also equip me to be a better product fulfillment professional.

I was recently reminded of this when I went on a popular podcast and found myself comparing piloting a plane to managing order fulfillment for an eCommerce business.

Filed Under: order fulfillment process, eCommerce Fulfillment, Logistics Outsourcing, Third Party Logistics

FULFILLMENT FOR DUMMIES: What Entrepreneurs Should Know About the Order Fulfillment Process

January 29, 2019 by Amware Fulfillment

For online retailers, processing and delivering orders eats up a huge chunk of operating expenses. That’s why it pays to know as much as you can about this critical function.

But here’s the problem: You’re a busy entrepreneur. For now, being successful requires focusing most of your time on growing sales and building your team. You simply don’t have time to make yourself a fulfillment expert.

Filed Under: order fulfillment process, eCommerce Fulfillment, Scalability, Logistics Outsourcing, Third Party Logistics, B2C Fulfillment, Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA), Parcel Transportation

Searching for FBA Alternatives: Why More Amazon Sellers Are Taking a Hard Look at Seller Fulfilled Prime

January 22, 2019 by Amware Fulfillment

Any way you look at it, Amazon’s fulfillment arm, Fulfillment By Amazon (FBA), has an enormous warehousing footprint.  It currently operates about 128 fulfillment centers in the U.S. alone – and that doesn’t even factor in Amazon’s many Prime Now hubs, Whole Food grocery DCs, delivery stations, and other distribution locations.

For Amazon sellers, using FBA simplifies things by handing over all fulfillment and customer

Filed Under: order fulfillment process, eCommerce Fulfillment, Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA), B2C Fulfillment

Is Your Marketing Fulfillment Partner Helping Your Business Succeed?

January 15, 2019 by Leslie Barton

Is your marketing fulfillment partner contributing to your company’s success? If you find this question unusual, maybe you’re not aware of all the ways a good fulfillment partner can help your business grow. 

Filed Under: Marketing Fulfillment

Amware CEO Appears on Entrepreneurs on Fire Podcast

January 14, 2019 by Amware Fulfillment

Amware Fulfillment’s CEO, Harry Drajpuch, recently appeared on the Entrepreneurs on Fire podcast to talk about all things fulfillment and promote Amware’s Fulfillment for Dummies eBook.  You can listen to the interview here or search for "Entrepreneurs on Fire" within your favorite podcast app.

Filed Under: order fulfillment process, eCommerce Fulfillment, Amware News, Logistics Outsourcing, B2C Fulfillment

Looking for a 'Plug & Play' Warehousing and Marketing Distribution Partner?

January 10, 2019 by Leslie Barton

We’ve all heard the term “plug and play.” And who doesn’t love that concept? Just open the box, plug it in and you are done.

Filed Under: Marketing Fulfillment

The Windy City at Your Back: Ten Reasons Why A Chicago Fulfillment Center Makes Sense

January 9, 2019 by Amware Fulfillment

It’s often referred to as Second City.  But when it comes to transportation and fulfillment, there are many reasons why Chicago is second-to-none.    

Home to world-class culture, the nation’s highest building, and several beloved sports franchises, it’s also a vital cog in many companies’ national fulfillment networks. 

Filed Under: Top Fulfillment Locations, eCommerce Fulfillment, Marketing Fulfillment, Parcel Transportation, Logistics Outsourcing

The Key to Marketing Logistics

January 3, 2019 by Leslie Barton

In business, you often find yourself pulled in different directions by conflicting demands. Maybe you’re trying to make your messaging more personal while simultaneously reducing print and fulfillment costs. Or you’ve increased print quantities to reduce per-piece prices, but end up with excess materials sitting unused in a warehouse. 

Filed Under: Marketing Fulfillment

New Year’s Resolution: Save Money by Cleaning up Your Marketing Fulfillment Inventory

December 31, 2018 by Leslie Barton

So, it’s a new year – time for resolutions and fresh starts. Will 2019 be the year you finally get control over your print and marketing fulfillment costs?

Filed Under: Marketing Fulfillment

West Coast Importers: ‘Tis The Season To Consider Long Beach Warehouse Space

December 27, 2018 by Amware Fulfillment

Any way you look at it, for companies that import containers into the Port of Long Beach, there’s a lot to love about this busy international gateway – and its nearby distribution centers.

Take 35 miles of waterfront. Combine it with 10 piers and 80 berths. And top it all off with service from 175 shipping lines.

Together with the nearby Port of Los Angeles, the Port of Long Beach handles more than a third of all ocean

Filed Under: Top Fulfillment Locations, Third Party Logistics

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