3PL Fulfillment: Information Sharing Is a Key to Success

October 4, 2016 by Amware Fulfillment

In today’s information-rich, data-driven transportation and fulfillment environment, it pays to share key data points with your third-party logistics provider (3PL), even if it means giving up some information that your company normally holds close to the vest. To really succeed in 3PL fulfillment, you must be transparent with your provider.

Filed Under: Third Party Logistics, Logistics Outsourcing, B2C Fulfillment

Amazon Fulfillment is Easy, But Not Flexible

June 28, 2016 by Amware Fulfillment

Staples made the “EASY” button a main part of its advertising some years back, and it’s been very effective. The promise: all your office supplies in one place. Hey, what busy person doesn’t like the idea of saving time with a quick, easy solution?

Filed Under: Third Party Logistics, Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA), B2C Fulfillment, eCommerce Fulfillment

What is Parcel Consolidation?

June 14, 2016 by Amware Fulfillment

Parcel consolidation is a great way for parcel shippers to reduce freight costs by leveraging the last-mile capability of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Filed Under: Third Party Logistics, Parcel Transportation

Advantages of a Dallas Fulfillment House

June 7, 2016 by Amware Fulfillment

Geography, Cost, Climate and Infrastructure Combine to Make Dallas/Fort Worth a Prime Hub for Distribution

Are you wondering where to locate your distribution warehouse? Given the hefty cost of logistics to your overall expense structure, it’s a big decision with big dollar implications.

Filed Under: Third Party Logistics, Logistics Outsourcing, B2C Fulfillment

Online Sales Pushing Up Warehousing Costs

May 31, 2016 by Amware Fulfillment

E-tailers Struggle to Lease Affordable Space in Seller’s Market

According to real-estate brokerage firm CBRE, rental rates for prime warehouse space in the U.S. jumped nearly 10% in 2015 over the previous year. The main reason for the rise in warehousing costs: the rapid growth of online sales as companies snap up available space near ports and big cities.

Filed Under: Third Party Logistics, Logistics Outsourcing, B2C Fulfillment

Seller Fulfilled Prime: Amazon Lets Sellers Ship Themselves and Still Qualify for Prime Shipping

May 24, 2016 by Amware Fulfillment

Last Spring Amazon kicked off a new program – Seller Fulfilled Prime – that would allow select sellers to handle their own product fulfillment and still be eligible for Amazon Prime two-day delivery. Before, the Prime distinction was available only for products shipped by Fulfillment By Amazon (FBA).

Filed Under: Third Party Logistics, Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA), B2C Fulfillment

How About Phoenix Instead of an LA Fulfillment Warehouse?

May 17, 2016 by Amware Fulfillment

Etailers who import products through Southern California ports often look for an LA fulfillment warehouse to handle product distribution. After all, Los Angeles is next to the LA and Long Beach ports and allows companies to quickly and economically move products from the ports to the warehouse and out to customers.

Filed Under: Third Party Logistics, B2C Fulfillment

Why Consider a 3PL Warehouse to Manage Your Fulfillment Operations

May 10, 2016 by Guest Blogger

Guest post by Robert Schilt, President, Core e-Business Solutions – an Amware technology partner

Filed Under: Third Party Logistics, Logistics Outsourcing, Scalability

Expand into the American Market With a U.S. Warehouse

May 3, 2016 by Marty Koehler

The American market presents a fantastic sales opportunity for foreign etailers. But it requires companies to gain a U.S. warehouse and distribution capability to get products to market.

Filed Under: Third Party Logistics, Logistics Outsourcing

How to Compare Fulfillment Costs Across Competing Providers

April 26, 2016 by Amware Fulfillment

Okay, so you need pick and pack services and want to compare fulfillment costs across a few providers. Simple, right? You make a few calls, answer whatever questions they have, and wait for the quotes.

Filed Under: Third Party Logistics, Logistics Outsourcing, B2C Fulfillment

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