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Spring Clean Your Fulfillment Services Program

April 19, 2019 by Leslie Barton

Spring is a time of renewal; a time to start fresh. While you’re spring cleaning, keep in mind that this is also a great time for you and your fulfillment services company to take stock of your marketing and sales collateral.

Filed Under: Marketing Fulfillment, fulfillment operations

eFulfillment Services: 6 New-and-Different Questions to Ask Potential Providers

April 16, 2019 by Scott Guilmette

Years ago, a fast-food chain ran a campaign that started with the words, “Same, same, same, same.”

It’s an expression that frequently comes to mind when I’m responding to RPFs for eFulfillment services, because even though these documents were created by diverse companies with different needs, you wouldn’t know it based on the remarkably similar questions they ask.  The generic nature of many fulfillment RFPs is why some

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

Are Your Marketing Materials Winning New Business?

April 4, 2019 by Leslie Barton

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

Our previous blog in this series discussed the importance of using a fulfillment vendor that can grow with your business. This post looks at how a good fulfillment program can actually help your company win

Filed Under: Marketing Fulfillment, fulfillment operations

Marketing Fulfillment’s Role in Achieving and Sustaining Growth

March 29, 2019 by Leslie Barton

This is the sixth in a series of blogs focused on getting the most from your marketing fulfillment program, with insights drawn from an Amware-sponsored Mighty Guide titled 8 Experts on Marketing Fulfillment. Download the eBook here.

Filed Under: Marketing Fulfillment, fulfillment operations

How a Good Fulfillment Partner Helps You Save Money

March 22, 2019 by Leslie Barton

This is the fifth in a series of blogs focused on getting the most from your marketing fulfillment program. It includes insights drawn from an Amware-sponsored Mighty Guide titled 8 Experts on Marketing Fulfillment. You can download the eBook here.

Filed Under: Marketing Fulfillment, fulfillment operations

Why Do eCommerce Supply Chains Fail?

March 19, 2019 by Amware Fulfillment

Did you know that, according to Bloomberg, 80% of eCommerce businesses fail within the first 18 months?

One reason is a lack of focus on product fulfillment operations – the invisible function that gets orders out the door accurately and on time. Here are some common causes of eCommerce supply chain failures and how to avoid them.

Filed Under: B2C Fulfillment, eCommerce Fulfillment, fulfillment operations

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

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

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