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The Real Truth About Fulfillment Center KPIs

April 17, 2018 by Amware Fulfillment

In our most recent blog, we addressed the importance of keeping it simple when establishing fulfillment KPIs. 

This week we’d like to share another secret that’s just as important:  Keeping it real.

Filed Under: eCommerce Fulfillment, Logistics Outsourcing

When Choosing 3PL Warehouse KPIs, More Isn’t Always Better

April 4, 2018 by Amware Fulfillment

If your company used just a few KPIs to measure your 3PL warehouse performance, which would you choose – and why? 

It’s a hugely important question, because when it comes to setting these criteria, many companies are guilty of metrics overkill. 

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

How To Fill Out A Winning Fulfillment Center Bracket

March 27, 2018 by Amware Fulfillment

It’s March Madness, and for most of us that means one thing:  Brackets.

According to many reports, 70 million people filled one out this year, including some of us who have already had our hopes dashed by early tournament upsets. 

Imagine if there were a similar process for narrowing down your company’s network of warehouse and fulfillment centers.   How would you go about choosing your final contenders, and what criteria

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

Distribution Centers in New Jersey: Don’t "Fugeddabout" the Garden State

March 20, 2018 by Amware Fulfillment

When it comes to cost-effective fulfillment, evidence is mounting that you should plant your distribution center smack dab in the middle of the Garden State.

New Jersey itself is home to nearly 9 million people and approximately 25,000 transportation and distribution establishments. That makes it the country’s most densely populated state, and one of its busiest logistics markets.   Within New Jersey, Middlesex County has

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

KPIs for Warehouse Fulfillment Operations

March 6, 2018 by Amware Fulfillment

Here’s an irony for you.  eCommerce companies will invest huge amounts of time crafting performance metrics for fulfillment operations, but spend very little time actively monitoring and managing these key performance indicators (KPIs).

When it comes to running a robust metrics program for eCommerce fulfillment, there’s a right way and a wrong way. In our latest free eBook, we cover 10 tips for setting objectives and

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

Amware is Growing: Adds Several Fulfillment Services Accounts

February 23, 2018 by Amware Fulfillment

Amware Logistics recently added several accounts to its client roster, with Edible Arrangements®, Corksicle, and Bauerfeind® all choosing Amware after competitive bid processes.

What’s Up With That?  Breaking Down The Amazon Shipping Services Announcement

February 20, 2018 by Amware Fulfillment

Earlier this month, Amazon rocked the eTailing world (yet again) when it announced plans to roll out its own Amazon shipping service.  Called “Shipping With Amazon,” it will offer direct product delivery to consumers in select markets – and could provide head-to-head competition with UPS and FedEx.

But how big is this news really?  Does this truly mark the dawn of a new national shipping provider?  Or is it more likely to

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

It’s A Climb: 5 Tips to Managing Peak Season eCommerce Order Fulfillment

February 13, 2018 by Scott Guilmette

Say the word sales, and the word surge won’t be far behind.

Most eCommerce companies have at least one huge peak shipping period per year, and many are fortunate enough to experience several.

The good news is these spikes can be amazing for your business.  The bad news is they represent a huge mountain of challenges for your eCommerce order fulfillment. 

Filed Under: eCommerce Fulfillment

Amware to Handle U.S. Fulfillment for Top 100 Direct Selling Company

February 12, 2018 by Amware Fulfillment

Leading direct sales company, Immunotec, has chosen Amware to handle all U.S. product fulfillment.  Immunotec develops, manufactures and markets science-based nutrition and skincare products across Canada, the Dominican Republic, Ireland, Mexico, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Products are sold through a network of independent consultants. The company was recently named to Direct Selling News magazine’s Global

Filed Under: Amware News

Keeping  Direct Selling Companies Out Of The Fulfillment Hot Seat

February 8, 2018 by Scott Guilmette

If you’re a direct selling company, there are two easy ways to get in hot water this month. 

The first is to forget your spouse, mother, or significant other on Valentine’s Day.   The second is to neglect or underestimate the fulfillment portion of your business, especially now that the busy convention season has begun.

Filed Under: Direct Selling / MLM Fulfillment

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