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.
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.
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.
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.
When people say the Port of Long Beach is long on logistics advantages, they’re not exaggerating.
Together with the Port of Los Angeles, this busy international gateway handles approximately 40% of all inbound U.S. ocean containers -- all while offering easy access to a vast land transportation network and huge consumer market.
When my kids were young, I read numerous books that ended with some variation of the line: “And they lived happily ever after.”
Wouldn’t it be great if the story of all fulfillment outsourcing projects could be just as positive?
Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. Even though most companies invest considerable time and money into finding the right 3PL fulfillment partner, many forget that it’s equally important to
If you’re searching for sound budgeting advice, look no further than the Rolling Stones who once said:
“You can't always get what you want. But if you try sometime, you find you get what you need.”
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.
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.
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.”
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