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

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

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

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

Why Fulfill Orders from a Long Beach Warehouse?

November 19, 2019 by Amware Fulfillment

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.   

Filed Under: Logistics Outsourcing, eCommerce Fulfillment, Top Fulfillment Locations

How To Build a Better Fulfillment Outsourcing Relationship

October 8, 2019 by Amware Fulfillment

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

Filed Under: Logistics Outsourcing, eCommerce Fulfillment

No Stone Unturned: Examining Order Fulfillment Costs

August 13, 2019 by Amware Fulfillment

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.”

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

The Latest on Shipping CBD Oils and Other CBD Products

August 8, 2019 by Amware Fulfillment

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.

Filed Under: Logistics Outsourcing, order fulfillment process, fulfillment operations, order fulfillment

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

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

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