In today’s hotly competitive eCommerce environment, it’s easy to assume that more is always better.
But that’s not necessarily true for eCommerce fulfillment KPIs, especially if you’ve just started working with a new 3PL or have added a fulfillment operation.
We’ve all heard the expression, “What you don’t know can’t hurt you.”
We also know that it’s dead wrong, because when it comes to key functions like picking, packing, and shipping, your pockets of ignorance could wind up costing you big.
That’s why it pays to know as much as you can about the ins and outs of eCommerce order fulfillment.
It’s no secret that parcel shipping represents the largest part of eCommerce and direct selling companies’ fulfillment cost, possibly as much as 75%. And thanks to parcel carriers annual rate increases, that price tag is getting higher all the time.
There once as a young fulfillment professional - let’s call her Leah - who decided her current warehousing job wasn’t making her happy. So she found another one instead.
No big deal, right?
Actually it is, and if you don’t think so, your company could be missing out on an easy way to trim one of your largest areas of fulfillment center costs – labor.
Print materials represent a sizeable portion of your marketing budget. Obviously, you want to get the best possible return for those expenditures. But, inefficient sales collateral fulfillment could be sabotaging your efforts.
Here are a few tips to help you better manage the production, storage and distribution of your marketing and promotional materials.
Amware Fulfillment has been named a MCM Top 3PL for 2021, joining dozens of other leading third-party logistics providers selected by Multichannel Merchant in its sixth annual directory. Amware has been named a MCM Top Fulfillment 3PL in several recent years and is proud to be recognized again in 2021.
2020 was a historic year for all things eCommerce. Through it all, we did our best to keep readers informed of fulfillment challenges, trends and opportunities with educational articles on our blog. The following are the articles our readers connected with the most.
Amware Fulfillment, has acquired Moulton Logistics, a Los Angeles-based company specializing in fulfillment for eCommerce and direct response companies.
If you’ve ever taken a road trip with kids, you’ve heard the questions “Are we there yet?” and “How much longer?” Smart fulfillment warehouse operators can definitely relate. But the questions we’re continuously asking are more along the lines of “How long should this task really take?” and “What’s the most efficient process for this project?”
These questions relate to fulfillment warehouse productivity standards, which
If you’ve ever watched Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer, you may have noticed that Santa didn’t do his own fulfillment. He relied on elves to do most of the picking, packaging and loading.
South of the North Pole, our eCommerce driven economy also relies on an army of unsung fulfillment professionals who are working extra-hard to get your orders out the door. This year, more than ever, they need sophisticated tools to help