As the Green Rush gains momentum, it’s a good time to be a seller of CBD oil and other hemp-based products, especially since the signing of the 2018 Farm Bill, which legalized industrial hemp on a federal level. However, as companies are ramping up to capitalize on this marketing opportunity, there remain many questions about warehousing and shipping CBD oil and other hemp-based products.
Fifty years ago this summer, Neil Armstrong etched his way into history when he became the first man to set foot on the moon.
The achievement was epic, but let’s be honest: He wouldn’t have been able to get off the launching pad, much less to the moon and back, if it weren’t for the mostly anonymous people in Mission Control who did much of the heavy lifting.
Here in the world of fulfillment services, we have our own
This is the third in a series of blogs based on Amware’s new eBook titled “Your Marketing Fulfillment Program Sucks: 7 Ways Poor Literature Management and Distribution Practices Undermine Your Marketing Results.”
Have you ever bought something and found it still new in the box a year or more later? If you’re like me, you probably put it away in a closet and forgot about it until it was too late to return it.
This is the second in a series of blogs based on Amware’s new eBook titled “Your Marketing Fulfillment Program Sucks: 7 Ways Poor Literature Management and Distribution Practices Undermine Your Marketing Results.”
A sales rep walks into a client’s office to introduce a new product. When the pitch concludes, the client asks for more information. No problem, says the sales rep; I’ll send you our brochure and a spec sheet
The logistics field is changing fast and furious, and eCommerce fulfillment is leading the way. At Amware, we try to keep an eye out for interesting facts that provide a big picture view of what’s happening across the industry. Here’s some of what we’ve come across lately in our reading – with a little added commentary.
So it’s time to roll out that new marketing campaign – the one you’ve spent months and months working on. You’ve got all the steps laid out. The creative is great. This promotion is bound to be a winner, right?
Before you answer that question, here’s another one:
How good is your marketing fulfillment?
If you have to stop to think about that question, or you’re wondering why we asked, you’re not alone. Most marketers
Complete this sentence: We’re going to need a bigger ______.
Not surprisingly, most movie buffs’ automatic response is “boat.”
If you sell online and want to prepare your business for exponential growth, the best answer might be: “We’re going to need a bigger order fulfillment warehouse.”
By now, you’re probably well-acquainted with the potential for parcel shipping services like UPS SurePost and FedEx SmartPost to save you big money. The basic model of each service is the same. Packages start with UPS or FedEx and end up at a USPS sorting facility for final delivery by letter carriers on their regular routes.
But what else do you really know about the ins and outs of these hybrid delivery solutions?
Online sales are growing 15% a year. Unfortunately, eCommerce fulfillment costs are growing even faster at 18.8%, according to a recent study issued by Armstrong & Associates.
We’re logisticians here, not accountants, but we’re pretty sure that when expenses grow faster than revenue, that’s a bad thing. The only answer is to attack the expense line. To help, we’ve developed this A–Z guide, with 26 ideas to cut your
Four years ago, Internet users were radically divided when people had to weigh in on whether a certain dress was blue and black or white and gold. (Go ahead and ask a couple of friends. I’ll wait.)
Today, the eTailing industry is going through a similar debate, except our polarizing question is more along the lines of, “What does a national fulfillment service network really look like?”