How to Personalize Marketing Materials

December 12, 2019 by Amware Fulfillment

Here’s a disturbing statistic. According to research done by Sirius Decisions, somewhere between 60 and 70 percent of a typical company’s marketing collateral is never used by their sales people.

Yikes! That’s a lot of wasted budget!

There are several reasons this can happen, but one of the most common is that your sales team thinks your materials are irrelevant. In other words, your beautiful, expensive collateral just

Filed Under: Marketing Fulfillment

Finding And Vetting The Best Fulfillment Companies: 6 Helpful Do’s And Don’ts

December 10, 2019 by Amware Fulfillment

The right fulfillment partner can be a powerful ally in a business’s quest to become bigger, better, and more profitable – particularly as online sales and customer expectations grow.

But how do you even begin to find that partner in a field that’s chock-full of possibilities?

Filed Under: Third Party Logistics, B2C Fulfillment, eCommerce Fulfillment, fulfillment operations, order fulfillment

Online Seller’s Guide to Order Fulfillment Services Pricing

November 26, 2019 by Amware Fulfillment

If you’re in the market for order fulfillment services, there’s one question that’s probably at the top of your list: What’s it going to cost?

As is often the case, the answer is “it depends” – on lots of things.

Filed Under: Logistics Outsourcing, B2C Fulfillment, fulfillment operations, order fulfillment

Why Fulfill Orders from a Long Beach Warehouse?

November 19, 2019 by Amware Fulfillment

When people say the Port of Long Beach is long on logistics advantages, they’re not exaggerating.

Together with the Port of Los Angeles, this busy international gateway handles approximately 40% of all inbound U.S. ocean containers -- all while offering easy access to a vast land transportation network and huge consumer market.   

Filed Under: Logistics Outsourcing, eCommerce Fulfillment, Top Fulfillment Locations

Marketing Literature Fulfillment: Why It Doesn’t Pay to Do It Yourself

November 5, 2019 by Amware Fulfillment

Who doesn’t love the sense of achievement that comes with successfully completing a do-it-yourself project? There’s something incredibly satisfying about getting the job done without calling in a professional – not to mention the money you save.

But you have to know your own limitations.

Filed Under: Marketing Fulfillment

What’s New with Parcel Shipping Carriers? More Than You Might Think.

October 22, 2019 by Amware Fulfillment

It may only be October, but before you know it, holidays will be upon us. You’ll soon be seeing a lot more of all of your favorite parcel shipping carriers. 

In light of that, we thought we’d share a few facts and figures about some of the exciting things each of these players has been up to since the last peak shopping season rolled around – with a little what’s-in-it-for-you commentary thrown in for good measure. Amware

Filed Under: Parcel Transportation, eCommerce Fulfillment, order fulfillment

Fulfillment Kitting Services: Great Collateral Deserves Great Packaging

October 17, 2019 by Amware Fulfillment

You invest a lot of creativity and budget dollars into your marketing collateral, refining your messaging and design for maximum effectiveness. But, when it’s time to deliver those materials to your prospects or customers, is ho-hum packaging undercutting their impact?

Filed Under: Marketing Fulfillment

How to Improve Employee Retention in the Warehouse

October 15, 2019 by Harry Drajpuch

If you had to name the most important people in your organization, would any associates on the fulfillment center floor make the cut? 

If not, consider this week’s blog your wake-up call.

Because of the ongoing supply chain labor shortage, finding and keeping qualified people to do the important work of picking, packing and shipping orders is one of the most critical challenges facing eCommerce businesses today. Improving

Filed Under: eCommerce Fulfillment, fulfillment operations

How To Build a Better Fulfillment Outsourcing Relationship

October 8, 2019 by Amware Fulfillment

When my kids were young, I read numerous books that ended with some variation of the line: “And they lived happily ever after.” 

Wouldn’t it be great if the story of all fulfillment outsourcing projects could be just as positive?

Unfortunately, that’s not always the case.  Even though most companies invest considerable time and money into finding the right 3PL fulfillment partner, many forget that it’s equally important to

Filed Under: Logistics Outsourcing, eCommerce Fulfillment

Survey Reveals Many Warehouse Networks Cannot Meet eCommerce Expectations

September 24, 2019 by Amware Fulfillment

Internet Retailer just published a research report whose title posed an important question for any online seller: Are Your Fulfillment Operations Good Enough?

Interestingly, many of the 100 mid-sized e-retailers who responded to the survey don’t think so.

Filed Under: Parcel Transportation, B2C Fulfillment, eCommerce Fulfillment, order fulfillment process, order fulfillment

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