It’s Only Natural: What You Need to Know about Fulfillment of Natural Products

February 25, 2020 by Amware Fulfillment

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.

Filed Under: Logistics Outsourcing, B2C Fulfillment, order fulfillment process, order fulfillment, natural products

Advantages of a Phoenix Warehouse for eCommerce Fulfillment

February 11, 2020 by Amware Fulfillment

Late last summer, Inc. magazine ran a story with this intriguing title:  “The Next Tech Hub Isn’t Austin Or Denver.  The Next Tech Hub Is Greater Phoenix.

Change out the words “tech hub” for “warehousing hub” and we couldn’t agree more – because over the past several years Phoenix’s logistics advantages have proven to be a highly compelling draw for many eCommerce businesses, including those who are looking for a more

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

VIDEO: How Amware Helped Direct Seller Expand into U.S. Market

February 4, 2020 by Amware Fulfillment

H2O at Home is a direct selling company that markets environmentally safe homecare products that allow you to clean using only water – no harmful chemicals.

The company was founded in France in 1997 and came to the U.S. in 2009 looking to expand a successful business. When the brand began to take off in the U.S., H2O at Home needed a reliable fulfillment partner to help it scale fulfillment operations.

Filed Under: Logistics Outsourcing, B2C Fulfillment, order fulfillment

By the Numbers: Why Fulfill Orders From a Chicago Fulfillment Center?

January 30, 2020 by Amware Fulfillment

When fulfillment professionals say the Windy City blows a lot of other markets away, they’re not exaggerating.

Home to one of the country’s largest road, rail and air cargo networks with numerous UPS, DHL and FedEx locations, Chicago is a major eCommerce hub you’ll want to consider for economical B2C distribution.

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

More Focus on Reducing Parcel Surcharges Can Equal Big Savings

January 14, 2020 by Amware Fulfillment

When you’re trying to reduce parcel shipping costs, it’s easy to get hyper-focused on parcel carriers’ published rates and negotiating the largest discounts possible. 

Just be sure you’re not overlooking some other equally significant parcel saving opportunities in the process, because research shows that as much as 35% of most companies’ shipping expenses are connected to something else:  parcel surcharges. And according

Filed Under: B2C Fulfillment, eCommerce Fulfillment

A Handy Acronym to Reduce Parcel Shipping Costs

December 17, 2019 by Amware Fulfillment

This holiday season blog is our gift to budget-conscious B2C shippers who need to control fulfillment expenses.

The subject: reducing parcel shipping costs.

How do you do it?  Think P – A – R – C – E – L.

Filed Under: Logistics Outsourcing, Parcel Transportation, B2C Fulfillment, eCommerce Fulfillment, order fulfillment

Finding And Vetting The Best Fulfillment Companies: 6 Helpful Do’s And Don’ts

December 10, 2019 by Amware Fulfillment

The right fulfillment partner can be a powerful ally in a business’s quest to become bigger, better, and more profitable – particularly as online sales and customer expectations grow.

But how do you even begin to find that partner in a field that’s chock-full of possibilities?

Filed Under: Third Party Logistics, B2C Fulfillment, eCommerce Fulfillment, fulfillment operations, order fulfillment

Online Seller’s Guide to Order Fulfillment Services Pricing

November 26, 2019 by Amware Fulfillment

If you’re in the market for order fulfillment services, there’s one question that’s probably at the top of your list: What’s it going to cost?

As is often the case, the answer is “it depends” – on lots of things.

Filed Under: Logistics Outsourcing, B2C Fulfillment, fulfillment operations, order fulfillment

Survey Reveals Many Warehouse Networks Cannot Meet eCommerce Expectations

September 24, 2019 by Amware Fulfillment

Internet Retailer just published a research report whose title posed an important question for any online seller: Are Your Fulfillment Operations Good Enough?

Interestingly, many of the 100 mid-sized e-retailers who responded to the survey don’t think so.

Filed Under: Parcel Transportation, B2C Fulfillment, eCommerce Fulfillment, order fulfillment process, order fulfillment

“Are Your Order Fulfillment Services Good Enough?” Apparently not, Says New Internet Retailer Study

September 4, 2019 by Amware Fulfillment

When it comes to figuring out how your fulfillment performance stacks up, it’s tempting to compare yourself to industry giants. But what happens when you try to benchmark your order fulfillment services against something a bit more realistic – namely companies that have order volumes and budgets more in line with yours? 

Filed Under: B2C Fulfillment, eCommerce Fulfillment, order fulfillment process, fulfillment kpis, fulfillment metrics, fulfillment operations, order fulfillment

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