By the Numbers: Why Fulfill Orders From a Chicago Fulfillment Center?

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on January 30, 2020

When fulfillment professionals say the Windy City blows a lot of other markets away, they’re not exaggerating.

Home to one of the country’s largest road, rail and air cargo networks with numerous UPS, DHL and FedEx locations, Chicago is a major eCommerce hub you’ll want to consider for economical B2C distribution.

Topics: Top Fulfillment Locations, Fulfillment Services

Advantages of a Phoenix Fulfillment Center

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on January 28, 2020

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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.

Topics: Top Fulfillment Locations

Why Fulfill Orders from a Long Beach Warehouse?

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on November 19, 2019

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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.   

Topics: Top Fulfillment Locations, Fulfillment Services

Signs You’ve Outgrown Your Order Fulfillment Warehouse (Or Are About To)

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on June 25, 2019

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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.”

Topics: Parcel Shipping for eCommerce, Top Fulfillment Locations, Warehouse KPI, Fulfillment Operations, Multi Channel Fulfillment, Fulfillment Services

Reduce Your eCommerce Fulfillment Costs: An A – Z Guide

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on June 11, 2019

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Online sales are growing 15% a year.  Unfortunately, eCommerce fulfillment costs are growing even faster at 18.8%, according to a recent study issued by Armstrong & Associates.

We’re logisticians here, not accountants, but we’re pretty sure that when expenses grow faster than revenue, that’s a bad thing.  The only answer is to attack the expense line.  To help, we’ve developed this A–Z guide, with 26 ideas to cut your

Topics: Alternatives to Amazon FBA, Top Fulfillment Locations, Fulfillment Operations, Fulfillment Services

Need Warehouse Space in Atlanta?  The Advantages Add Up

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on May 8, 2019

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When two of the country’s premiere site selection publications named Georgia as the #1 state for doing business for several years in a row, some people may have been a little surprised.  By contrast, all of us at Amware thought, “Yep.  Makes total sense to us.”

After all, the state is home to Atlanta, one of the country’s hottest eCommerce and logistics markets (as well as UPS’s global headquarters).   Plus, it’s always been

Topics: Top Fulfillment Locations, Fulfillment Services

Fulfillment from a Phoenix Warehouse? The Numbers Just Add Up.

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on March 28, 2019

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When fulfillment professionals say Phoenix is a hot market, they’re not exaggerating.

Over the years, the city has become one of the country’s most reliable and reasonably priced logistics venues thanks to advantages such as extensive transportation connectivity, easy delivery access, and the low cost of doing business there. 

Topics: Top Fulfillment Locations, Fulfillment Services

Shore Thing: Consider a New Jersey Warehouse for Your East Coast Imports

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on February 28, 2019

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If you import, there’s a lot to like about The Port of New York and New Jersey.

With numerous terminals, impressive rail connections and billions of dollars’ worth of recent improvements, it’s the country’s third-busiest port – and getting busier every day. In fact, according to a late January announcement, it recently surpassed the annual 7 million TEU mark for the first time in its history.  And, of course, it’s smack dab

Topics: Top Fulfillment Locations, Fulfillment Operations, Fulfillment Services

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

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on December 27, 2018

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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

Topics: Top Fulfillment Locations, Fulfillment Services

Amware Offers Antidotes For Parcel Shipping Cost Increases

Posted by Amware Fulfillment on November 20, 2018

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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.     

Topics: Parcel Shipping for eCommerce, Top Fulfillment Locations, Fulfillment Services

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