Is Your Inventory Management Stuck in the Stone Age?

July 12, 2019 by Leslie Barton

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

Filed Under: Marketing Fulfillment, fulfillment operations

By the Numbers:  The Latest eCommerce Logistics and Supply Chain Research

July 9, 2019 by Amware Fulfillment

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.

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

Does Your Marketing Fulfillment Program Suck? (Yeah, We’re Really Asking That)

June 27, 2019 by Leslie Barton

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

Filed Under: Marketing Fulfillment, fulfillment operations

Five Signs You’ve Outgrown Your Order Fulfillment Warehouse (Or Are About To)

June 25, 2019 by Amware Fulfillment

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.”

Filed Under: Third Party Logistics, Logistics Outsourcing, Parcel Transportation, B2C Fulfillment, eCommerce Fulfillment, Top Fulfillment Locations, order fulfillment process, warehouse kpi, fulfillment operations, order fulfillment, omnichannel fulfillment

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

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