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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

What Is Seller Fulfilled Prime? Everything You Need to Know – And Weren’t Afraid to Ask

December 18, 2018 by Amware Fulfillment

Not long ago, the only way to ensure 2-day shipment for Amazon Prime orders was to use Fulfillment By Amazon (FBA), the online sales giant’s in-house logistics arm.  

But, since 2015, there’s been another way for online sellers like you to achieve Prime certification and tap into all of the related online selling advantages – Amazon’s Seller Fulfilled Prime (SFP) program.

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

New Amware eBook Provides Straight Talk About Your Amazon Fulfillment Options

December 13, 2018 by Amware Fulfillment

As an online seller, you need and want access to Amazon’s huge base of Prime members.  That’s a given.

Now 95 million people strong, it’s characterized by frequent shoppers who each spend about $1,400 per year – and who routinely look for the Prime badge when deciding which Amazon merchant to buy from.

But does meeting Prime’s two-day shipping promise mean that your only viable choice for getting orders out the door is

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

Straight Talk About Low-Cost Shipping for Parcel Deliveries

November 27, 2018 by Dan Galassi

When it comes to outsourcing certain parts of your logistics and fulfillment, you have a lot to choose from.  When it comes to others, it’s a different story. For instance, with parcel carriers your company is pretty well locked into working with UPS, FedEx, DHL or the USPS.

But thankfully that doesn’t mean you have to be equally locked into using these carriers’ published rates. We recently caught up with Amware

Filed Under: Parcel Transportation

All The Right Stuffing:  Amware Offers Antidotes For Parcel Shipping Cost Increases

November 20, 2018 by Amware Fulfillment

If you’re reading this shortly before your annual Thanksgiving feast, keep your antacids handy, because the country’s largest package carriers have begun rolling out their annual parcel shipping increases, and boy are they cause for heartburn.     

Filed Under: Parcel Transportation, eCommerce Fulfillment, Top Fulfillment Locations, Third Party Logistics

Why You Should Outsource Your Marketing Fulfillment

November 19, 2018 by Leslie Barton

If your company handles marketing fulfillment in-house, could you do better by outsourcing?  

Filed Under: Marketing Fulfillment

DON’T MESS WITH TEXAS: 10 Reasons to Consider a Dallas Fulfillment Center

November 13, 2018 by Amware Fulfillment

When the Wall Street Journal recently reported that Dallas was in late-stage talks with Amazon to become home to the company’s second U.S. headquarters, some people may have been surprised.  By contrast, all of us at Amware were anything but.

Over the years, we’ve watched Dallas become one of the country’s hottest markets – for corporate headquarter locations and for logistics and distribution. 

Filed Under: B2C Fulfillment, Logistics Outsourcing, eCommerce Fulfillment, Top Fulfillment Locations

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