As we all continue to adjust to the restrictions imposed by the coronavirus pandemic, we’re finding new ways to work and connect with each other. For most of us, that means working from home, canceling events like trade shows, and foregoing most in-person contact.
Remember when there was only one game in town for companies that wanted to become Amazon Prime sellers? It started with the words “Fulfillment” and ended with the words “by Amazon.”
But since 2015, there’s been another way for businesses like yours to enjoy all the perks of being a Prime-certified seller.
If you could use only one KPI to guide your fulfillment operations, what would you choose – and why?
Here at Amware, we don’t even have to think twice, because we’ve recently begun using and sharing a metric that’s about as close to perfect as you can get.
Normally, March Madness in basketball would be reaching its fevered pitch right about now. But this year it has been replaced by another kind of madness, which we’re all fighting through together. But we were feeling wistful about not being able to build a 2020 bracket, so we decided to apply our bracketology skills to help solve a difficult challenge: how to choose an omni channel distribution partner. The wrong partner
Internet Retailer recently polled 100 E-retailers about their fulfillment networks. According to the survey report, about half of those businesses deliver orders nationally from a single shipping fulfillment center.
Not only does this strategy limit delivery speed and increase parcel shipping costs, it creates huge risk of a wholesale business interruption.
Amazon has just announced that it is barring independent sellers from shipping items other than medical supplies, household staples and other priority goods to its warehouses until at least April 5. Get details in this Business Insider article. The retailer is transforming its operations to adapt to the Coronavirus pandemic, prioritizing items in highest demand.
If you were interviewing for a new job, you would dress appropriately – in effect, “package” yourself – in order to make a favorable first impression on your potential new boss. Marketing collateral is often your company’s first tangible contact with prospective customers. Shouldn’t it be attractively packaged, too?
Spoiler alert: the answer is “yes.” And the best way to do that is through custom kitting.
Complete this phrase: Chemicals are _____ .
If your response was somewhere along the lines of “potentially harmful,” you’re probably a wary consumer. By contrast, if you answered “a fact of life,” you’re probably a chemical professional.
As more Americans adopt healthier lifestyles, it’s a great time to be selling organic or natural products. According to the Organic Trade Association, annual U.S. sales of the former have now broken $50 billion, while the growth rate of these sales is outpacing general product sales by a ratio of nearly 3 to 1.
Sales collateral has an almost magical ability to multiply and can consume a significant portion of your marketing budget. With winter almost over, it’s not too early to think about “spring-cleaning” your print materials and to implement an ongoing sales collateral management program. Here are three steps to get you on the right path.