How to Write a Fulfillment RFP That Drives Results

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on August 9, 2022

Finding an order fulfillment services provider begins with a Request for Proposal, commonly referred to in the logistics sector as a fulfillment RFP. The service level and capabilities of the third-party logistics (3PL) providers that respond to an RFP will correlate directly with the quality of the RFP itself. If you cast too wide a net, you risk introducing extra noise into the process, which wastes time as you weed out the

Topics: Fulfillment Outsourcing

Amware CEO appears on 'Get Down to Business' program

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on August 4, 2022

Amware CEO Harry Drajpuch recently appeared on the Get Down to Business with Shalom Klein radio show to discuss the importance of "everything that happens after the click" in eCommerce.

Topics: Fulfillment Operations

How Much Inventory Should I Have In My Fulfillment Warehouse?

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on August 2, 2022

Inventory management has changed substantially in the last few years. Most fulfillment professionals spent years learning about lean inventory strategies, only to find those methods ineffective when the supply chain turned volatile during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, as pandemic difficulties ease, many eCommerce and omnichannel professionals find themselves asking the question: How much inventory should I have?

Topics: Fulfillment Operations

Video: Set productivity standards to increase warehouse throughput

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on July 28, 2022

If you're looking to improve throughput in your B2C warehousing operations, setting productivity standards may do the trick. Many brands do not set such standards, but those that do see a 10% to 15% uptick in throughput.

Topics: Warehouse KPI

Advantages and Challenges of a Having Fulfillment Center in Los Angeles

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on July 26, 2022

While many people love Los Angeles for its movies, logisticians and eTailers have come to love the City of Angels for its eCommerce fulfillment benefits. In this article, we’ll discuss the many advantages of having a fulfillment center in Los Angeles, while exploring some of the associated challenges that you need to be wary of.

Topics: Top Fulfillment Locations

What’s Included in Pick and Pack Warehouse Fees?

Posted by Scott Guilmette on July 21, 2022

pick and pack warehouse

When you partner with a fulfillment company, a great deal of work moves from your plate to their plate. You’ll want to understand fulfillment costs to assess the ROI of your relationship. In this blog post, we will examine pick and pack warehouse fees and give you a clear understanding of what these fees entail.

Topics: Fulfillment Services

Insider’s View on Small Parcel Shipping: Working Effectively with Carriers

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on July 19, 2022

Dean Maciuba served UPS and FedEx for over 37 years, working in senior sales and operations roles. His experience gives him a unique and in-depth view into nearly all aspects of small parcel shipping, including the role of parcel carriers and fulfillment service providers. Dean is currently the Managing Partner, United States, for Crossroads Parcel Consulting, where he is responsible for managing consulting initiatives in the

Topics: Parcel Shipping for eCommerce

Retail Compliance Requirements in the Fulfillment Warehouse

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on July 14, 2022

There are some books that we all enjoy reading. But, unfortunately, we must read others – whether we want to or not.  

Retailers' routing guides and vendor manuals definitely fit into that second category. Like War and Peace, they can often be epically long – not to mention mind-numbingly detailed. Yet you can't skip over a single page or paragraph because anything you miss could hurt your company and its bottom line.

Topics: Multi Channel Fulfillment

VIDEO: See How Slumberkins and Amware Teamed Up to Scale Fulfillment Operations

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on July 7, 2022

Slumberkins, an educational children's brand, is on the INC 5000 list of America's fastest-growing private companies.

Topics: Fulfillment Operations, Multi Channel Fulfillment, Fulfillment Services, Fulfillment Outsourcing

Video: Custom Packaging Puts Smiles Inside the Box

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on June 30, 2022

Amazon is famous for putting its trademark 'smile' on the outside of its boxes.  But we think it's more important to put a smile inside the box with custom packaging, done right.

Topics: Fulfillment Services

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