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Pick to Light Video Illustrates Advantages of this Picking Method

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The accompanying pick to light video shows just how the technology works to increase productivity and order accuracy in a fulfillment warehouse.

5 Signs That You Need a New Fulfillment Partner

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When online sales grow to the point where E-retail companies need to rely on an outside fulfillment partner, some, unfortunately, wind up committed to a substandard or incompatible service provider.

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Video: Is Pick to Light Technology Right for Your Fulfillment Operation?

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In the fulfillment warehouse, pick to light technology is a tool that more companies are relying on to improve throughput, order accuracy and order quality. It also enables companies to simplify the training process and get associates into action quicker.

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Multi-Channel Fulfillment Case Study: Slumberkins

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If you’re a fast-growing online business with fulfillment challenges, you might be interested in this short, multi-channel fulfillment case study. Slumberkins® patented cuddly creatures and accompanying story books teach positive social-emotional learning skills to children.

How to Optimize Your Supply Chain in Times of Disruption

Disruptions expose gaps in the supply chain and amplify problems. What can be done? Research by GEP and North Carolina State University shows how tech can fix the gaps and ensure supply chain resilience and optimization. Download now!

Having It Your Way with Custom Packaging Fulfillment

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Your eCommerce customers may not have the intended experience without a custom packaging fulfillment solution. To drive repeat business in online retail, it helps to have a bit of a “wow factor” during the customer unboxing experience.

Will the 24-Hour, Automated Fulfillment Center Become the Norm?

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The 24-hour automated fulfillment center arose out of necessity to satisfy consumer appetites for fast delivery via standard shipping. For years, 3–4 days was an acceptable delivery time. That has shrunk to 2 days.

A Guide to eCommerce Pick and Pack Services

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Pick and pack services are at the core of the eCommerce order fulfillment process. Breaking down the service: a warehouse associate ‘picks’ an order out of inventory and then brings it to a station where the order is ‘packed’ and a shipping label is affixed. Sounds simple, right?

Advantages of Chicago Fulfillment Companies

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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.

Getting a Handle On the eCommerce Returns Process in Fulfillment

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The demands of online shoppers continue to accelerate. In addition to fast, free shipping, they now want an easy and efficient eCommerce returns process. In fact, 95% of online buyers say that how well a brand handles returns influences their decision to buy again. Fulfillment Services

The Easiest Platform to Manage Shipments

Access Uber Freight’s network of more than 100,000 carriers, generate instant quotes, get competitive rates, tender loads in seconds, automate manual workflows, and track end-to-end load status from any device with this easy-to-use shipper platform.

Video: What Factors Impact Fulfillment Cost Per Order?

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eTailers who partner with 3PLs for fulfillment services often ask about the factors - both controllable and uncontrollable - that influence fulfillment pricing. Fulfillment Operations

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Omnichannel Fulfillment Services: Key to Success

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Industry buzzwords come and go, but one phrase that has stuck – and is pushing shippers to rethink their fulfillment strategies – is “omnichannel.”

Custom Fulfillment at Scale

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D2C merchants will break the bank to create programs that connect customers with their brands and build loyalty. Then they’ll ship products out using uninspired packaging in plain brown boxes to create a totally generic, totally forgettable brand experience. What a disconnect!

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How Do Regional Parcel Carriers Fit Into Your Parcel Delivery Strategy?

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With the continuing rise in eCommerce sales, parcel shipping cost and capacity constraints have become big headaches for online sellers. Skyrocketing rates and volume caps may have you seeking alternatives to FedEx, UPS, and USPS – sometimes referred to as the “Big Three” in fulfillment circles.

Top 5 Supply Chain Processes That Need Better Collaboration Right Now

A lack of collaboration is a leading cause of supply chain headaches. GEP offers 5 remedies to ease your pain. Download this guide for must-have tools and processes for better supplier interactions.

VIDEO: Analyzing your peak season fulfillment performance

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We're on to 2022, so Peak Season 2021 is a thing of the past, right? Well, not so fast. Fulfillment Operations

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Your B2C Channel Sales Need a B2C Fulfillment Company

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The company that handles your retail distribution is not necessarily the best candidate to fulfill your eCommerce orders. While B2B and B2C warehouses look similar from the outside, inside it’s a whole different story.

Video: Are Your Fulfillment Operations Good Enough?

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Amware, in conjunction with Internet Retailer (Digital Commerce 360), posed this question and others to 100 companies who ship 3,000 or more packages monthly. Fulfillment Operations

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VIDEO: How many fulfillment warehouses does your business need?

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"How many B2C warehouses does your company need?" It's a simple question with a not-so-simple answer. In fact, we've written extensively on the topic. Fulfillment Operations Fulfillment Outsourcing

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Market Insights Report: Top Trends for 2022 Planning and Beyond

The freight report you need for insights into where the industry is headed and how to stay resilient in 2022.

CBD Product Distribution:  Amware Helps PureKana Build Scalable Fulfillment Solution

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PureKana is a wellness company that markets a variety of hemp-derived CBD products. At a time when the company was growing fast and even assuming order fulfillment responsibility for acquired companies, its fulfillment services partner struggled to provide the needed support. Fulfillment Outsourcin

Warehouse Picking Strategies: PROs and CONs of Various Options

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Warehouse picking involves retrieving items from a shelf or bin and moving them to a packing area before shipment. Choosing the right method for your business can easily drive a 6-figure annual labor savings. Fulfillment Operations

Amware Fulfillment Adds 22 New Customers in 2021, Increasing D2C Order Fulfillment Volumes by 35%.

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Amware Fulfillment added 22 new customers in 2021 to increase the company’s total D2C order volume by 35%. Most customers will use Amware for both warehouse-based pick and pack services, as well as management of parcel shipping. Amware Fulfillment News

Price Hikes Have Retailers Considering Alternatives to Amazon FBA

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As eCommerce businesses grow and look for new markets, becoming an Amazon seller seems like a no-brainer. When a retailer chooses to sell on Amazon, options for Amazon fulfillment include Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) and Seller-Fulfilled Prime (SFP).

GEP Outlook 2022

The GEP Outlook 2022 report explores global business trends and features seven critical leadership themes that will help you proactively prepare for and power through the challenges ahead.

Expanding Into International eCommerce Shipping With Your 3PL

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Over the past two years, the growth of eCommerce has created more demand – inside and outside the US. But the pandemic has also made it harder to ship goods across borders.

e-Retail Brands Don’t Know How to Grow

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There are 2.5 million online retailers in the US, according to Etail Insights, and each is unique in its own way. But one strand of DNA links them all: they want to grow. Frankly, many of them don’t know how. Fulfillment Operations

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Fulfillment Facelift: Cosmetic Fulfillment Services

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Cosmetics is big business. Globally, people will spend $12.8 billion in 2022 to look and smell good. Many of those sales are online. That requires a fulfillment operation that can keep up with increasing volumes, but also handle some of the unique storage and shipping requirements of beauty products.

eCommerce Return Solutions for Your Fulfillment Operation

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Omnichannel and eCommerce retailers must focus on eCommerce return solutions given the high percent of online purchases that are returned. Once upon a time, fulfillment centers would let returned items pile up in some unused corner of the warehouse until busy associates found time to process them.

The Digital Levers You Need to Achieve Sustainable Cost Reduction

For supply chain and procurement pros, cost reduction is is a top priority today. This timely new paper from GEP explores powerful and effective digital levers that can help you to slash costs and create more value for the business. Read it now.

Getting more than just fulfillment from your fulfillment house

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If you’re looking for a fulfillment house to provide pick, pack and ship services for your eCommerce orders, there are plenty of 3PL companies to choose from.

Guidelines on Pick and Pack Fulfillment Productivity Standards

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Fast-paced warehouse functions such as pick and pack fulfillment need clear standards to ensure the job gets done in the best possible way.

20 Tips to Reduce eCommerce Fulfillment Center Costs

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Even as retail stores emerge from their pandemic-induced hibernation, online shopping has held onto much of the market share it gained since the early days of COVID-19. Operationally, it requires far more labor to pick and pack individual orders than to ship out pallets of goods to retailers.

Why Did Your Last Product Fulfillment Services Provider Fail?

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Not every provider of product fulfillment services offers the same capabilities or high levels of performance. Unfortunately, some eCommerce brands find this out only after entering into a relationship with an underachieving third-party logistics (3PL) provider.

How to Create Business Value with an Effective Supplier DEI Program

Supplier diversity programs can help enhance enterprise reputation, but what can they do for the bottom line? This new paper from GEP that provides a plan to create business value with an effective supplier DEI program. Read it now.