Why Collaboration Multiplies Your Marketing Initiatives

March 15, 2019 by Leslie Barton

This is the fourth in a series of blogs focused on getting the most from your marketing fulfillment program. The content is drawn from an Amware-sponsored Mighty Guide titled 8 Experts on Marketing Fulfillment.

Filed Under: Marketing Fulfillment, fulfillment operations

Advantages of Marketing Fulfillment Inventory and Online Ordering

March 7, 2019 by Leslie Barton

This is the third in a series of blogs focused on getting the most from your marketing fulfillment inventory program. The content is drawn from a recently published Amware-sponsored eBook titled 8 Experts on Marketing Fulfillment, which you can download here.

Filed Under: Marketing Fulfillment, fulfillment operations

Is It Time To Tidy Up Your Fulfillment Strategy?

March 5, 2019 by Scott Guilmette

Earlier this year, Netflix introduced a popular but polarizing new show.  Entitled Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, it follows various families as they systematically cull through their possessions, all spurred by the cleaning guru’s famous advice to keep only what “sparks joy.”

Whether you love or hate the catchphrase, you have to admit that Kondo has a point, because we’re all guilty of hanging onto things for too long – and

Filed Under: B2C Fulfillment, order fulfillment process, fulfillment kpis, 3pl warehouse kpi, fulfillment metrics, warehouse kpi, fulfillment operations

Outsourcing Fulfillment: 3 Marketing Experts Explain the Benefits

March 4, 2019 by Leslie Barton

Amware recently sponsored the publication of a Mighty Guide titled 8 Experts on Marketing Fulfillment. In this eBook, marketing executives from a variety of industries share their insights of outsourcing fulfillment and getting the most from their companies’ marketing fulfillment programs.

Filed Under: Marketing Fulfillment

Shore Thing: Consider a New Jersey Warehouse for Your East Coast Imports

February 28, 2019 by Amware Fulfillment

If you import, there’s a lot to like about The Port of New York and New Jersey.

With numerous terminals, impressive rail connections and billions of dollars’ worth of recent improvements, it’s the country’s third-busiest port – and getting busier every day. In fact, according to a late January announcement, it recently surpassed the annual 7 million TEU mark for the first time in its history.  And, of course, it’s smack

Filed Under: Third Party Logistics, B2C Fulfillment, Top Fulfillment Locations, fulfillment operations

What’s Up With That?  Breaking Down The USPS Parcel Rate Increase (And New Zone Shipping Policy)

February 26, 2019 by Dan Galassi

In late January, 2019, the United States Postal Service (USPS) rolled out some of the largest rate increases in its history.  

Some increases, like the 10% jump in the price of a First-class stamp, pertain primarily to individuals.  But others, like the move to zone-based pricing for First-class Package Services, have major implications for eTailers that sell and ship lightweight items.

Filed Under: Parcel Transportation, B2C Fulfillment

Why Marketing Fulfillment Matters: 8 Marketers Share Their Insights

February 22, 2019 by Leslie Barton

Successful marketing is a bit of a balancing act. The best strategies are built on the right mix of media, messages, timing and budget, with enough flexibility to nimbly respond to changing conditions.

But don’t overlook the importance of good execution. How many times have you seen a brilliant idea or plan fail because it wasn’t well carried out?

Filed Under: Marketing Fulfillment

Ten Keys to Creating Fulfillment Warehouse KPIs

February 21, 2019 by Amware Fulfillment

When you outsource product fulfillment to a third-party logistics company (3PL), you place your trust and your customers’ satisfaction in its hands. Yet it’s shocking how many Etailers either have no well-developed program for measuring 3PL fulfillment performance or who use their KPIs in name only. 

That’s what this article is all about. 

Filed Under: Third Party Logistics, Logistics Outsourcing, eCommerce Fulfillment, warehouse kpi

Bullish on Teamwork: Why Integrate Fulfillment and Shipping Services?

February 19, 2019 by Harry Drajpuch

If the only thing it took to win an NBA title was having one of the world’s most dominant players, the 1984-1990 Chicago Bulls should have been a slam-dunk.  After all, they had Michael Jordan.

Yet the struggling Bulls didn’t manage to win a single championship until the early ‘90s, when new coach Phil Jackson convinced Jordan and his teammates to focus on team play instead of individual glory. 

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

Is Your Marketing Fulfillment Program Paying Off?

February 7, 2019 by Leslie Barton

Performance matters. In track, a split-second can make the difference between finishing first and coming in second. In football, the precision with which the quarterback throws can make the difference between a touchdown and an incomplete pass.  Performance matters in your marketing production and fulfillment program, too.

Filed Under: Marketing Fulfillment

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