Have you moved lately? Join the club. More than 30 million Americans change residences every year.
eRetailers don’t change eCommerce fulfillment partners quite so often, but many such relationships are surprisingly short-lived.
Some companies think they face unusually rigorous fulfillment challenges. Others, like nutraceutical firms, truly do.
As evidence, consider these seven essential ingredients that we often see in most nutraceutical fulfillment RFPs – along with our take on why.
A few weeks ago, the Wall Street Journal and other news outlets reported that Amazon employees had been using proprietary data collected from some of the company’s third-party sellers to price, develop and launch Amazon products.
If you could use only one KPI to guide your fulfillment operations, what would you choose – and why?
Here at Amware, we don’t even have to think twice, because we’ve recently begun using and sharing a metric that’s about as close to perfect as you can get.
Internet Retailer recently polled 100 E-retailers about their fulfillment networks. According to the survey report, about half of those businesses deliver orders nationally from a single shipping fulfillment center.
Not only does this strategy limit delivery speed and increase parcel shipping costs, it creates huge risk of a wholesale business interruption.
Amazon has just announced that it is barring independent sellers from shipping items other than medical supplies, household staples and other priority goods to its warehouses until at least April 5. Get details in this Business Insider article. The retailer is transforming its operations to adapt to the Coronavirus pandemic, prioritizing items in highest demand.
If you were interviewing for a new job, you would dress appropriately – in effect, “package” yourself – in order to make a favorable first impression on your potential new boss. Marketing collateral is often your company’s first tangible contact with prospective customers. Shouldn’t it be attractively packaged, too?
Spoiler alert: the answer is “yes.” And the best way to do that is through custom kitting.
Complete this phrase: Chemicals are _____ .
If your response was somewhere along the lines of “potentially harmful,” you’re probably a wary consumer. By contrast, if you answered “a fact of life,” you’re probably a chemical professional.
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.
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