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The Windy City at Your Back: Ten Reasons Why A Chicago Fulfillment Center Makes Sense

January 9, 2019 by Amware Fulfillment

It’s often referred to as Second City.  But when it comes to transportation and fulfillment, there are many reasons why Chicago is second-to-none.    

Home to world-class culture, the nation’s highest building, and several beloved sports franchises, it’s also a vital cog in many companies’ national fulfillment networks. 

Filed Under: Top Fulfillment Locations, eCommerce Fulfillment, Marketing Fulfillment, Parcel Transportation, Logistics Outsourcing

West Coast Importers: ‘Tis The Season To Consider Long Beach Warehouse Space

December 27, 2018 by Amware Fulfillment

Any way you look at it, for companies that import containers into the Port of Long Beach, there’s a lot to love about this busy international gateway – and its nearby distribution centers.

Take 35 miles of waterfront. Combine it with 10 piers and 80 berths. And top it all off with service from 175 shipping lines.

Together with the nearby Port of Los Angeles, the Port of Long Beach handles more than a third of all ocean

Filed Under: Top Fulfillment Locations, Third Party Logistics

All The Right Stuffing:  Amware Offers Antidotes For Parcel Shipping Cost Increases

November 20, 2018 by Amware Fulfillment

If you’re reading this shortly before your annual Thanksgiving feast, keep your antacids handy, because the country’s largest package carriers have begun rolling out their annual parcel shipping increases, and boy are they cause for heartburn.     

Filed Under: Parcel Transportation, eCommerce Fulfillment, Top Fulfillment Locations, Third Party Logistics

DON’T MESS WITH TEXAS: 10 Reasons to Consider a Dallas Fulfillment Center

November 13, 2018 by Amware Fulfillment

When the Wall Street Journal recently reported that Dallas was in late-stage talks with Amazon to become home to the company’s second U.S. headquarters, some people may have been surprised.  By contrast, all of us at Amware were anything but.

Over the years, we’ve watched Dallas become one of the country’s hottest markets – for corporate headquarter locations and for logistics and distribution. 

Filed Under: B2C Fulfillment, Logistics Outsourcing, eCommerce Fulfillment, Top Fulfillment Locations

Phoenix Rising:  Why Phoenix Logistics Companies Equal Smart Ecommerce Fulfillment

September 25, 2018 by Amware Fulfillment

What’s an easy way to reach residents of the country’s most populous state (not to mention many other parts of the Southwest and West) without breaking the bank?

We’ll give you a hint:  It’s not likely to get hit by a hurricane, flood, earthquake, or blizzard anytime soon.  And it’s located close to some of the “Grandest” scenery on the planet.

Filed Under: eCommerce Fulfillment, B2C Fulfillment, Third Party Logistics, Top Fulfillment Locations

Why “Y’all” Should Consider An Atlanta Distribution Center

May 17, 2018 by Amware Fulfillment

When it comes to fast and cost-effective fulfillment, there are numerous reasons why Atlanta, Georgia should be on your mind.  

Home to nearly 6 million people, it’s the country’s ninth-largest metropolitan statistical area, not to mention the Southeast’s leading commercial and logistics hub.

Want to know more?   Here are 10 fun facts collected from the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, the Georgia Department of Economic

Filed Under: Top Fulfillment Locations, Logistics Outsourcing

How To Fill Out A Winning Fulfillment Center Bracket

March 27, 2018 by Amware Fulfillment

It’s March Madness, and for most of us that means one thing:  Brackets.

According to many reports, 70 million people filled one out this year, including some of us who have already had our hopes dashed by early tournament upsets. 

Imagine if there were a similar process for narrowing down your company’s network of warehouse and fulfillment centers.   How would you go about choosing your final contenders, and what criteria

Filed Under: eCommerce Fulfillment, Top Fulfillment Locations, B2C Fulfillment

Distribution Centers in New Jersey: Don’t "Fugeddabout" the Garden State

March 20, 2018 by Amware Fulfillment

When it comes to cost-effective fulfillment, evidence is mounting that you should plant your distribution center smack dab in the middle of the Garden State.

New Jersey itself is home to nearly 9 million people and approximately 25,000 transportation and distribution establishments. That makes it the country’s most densely populated state, and one of its busiest logistics markets.   Within New Jersey, Middlesex County has

Filed Under: B2C Fulfillment, eCommerce Fulfillment, Top Fulfillment Locations

Advantages of a Phoenix Fulfillment Center

January 26, 2016 by Amware Fulfillment

Need to reach customers in the Southwest and West Coast? Consider a Phoenix fulfillment center.

Dozens of major retailers and brands have done the math and elected to locate major distribution centers in the Phoenix area, including Walmart, Home Depot, Target, The Gap, Amazon and PetSmart.

Filed Under: Top Fulfillment Locations

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