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The Challenge of Multi-Channel Order Fulfillment

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If your business isn’t already selling through multiple channels, you’re probably considering it. With good reason, given that 85% of American shoppers purchase through a minimum of two channels.

How to Identify Unexpected Fulfillment Costs

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Predicting costs is an essential part of any business function. For fulfillment, however, predicting costs can be tricky because of the large number of variables involved. Fulfillment Services

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Integrating CRM and Fulfillment Systems: Interview with Konnektive’s Matt Martorano

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Following is a Q&A with Matt Martorano, founder and CEO of Amware partner Konnektive CRM and Checkout Champ. We talked to Matt about how CRM systems and order fulfillment operations integrate to delivery are a great customer experience. Fulfillment Operations

Understanding FedEx Shipping Zones for B2C Shipments

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If you’re running an online or omnichannel retail business, your customers expect free and fast shipping – and you probably want to give it to them so you can compete with other online sellers. But figuring out how to fulfill orders affordably can also get confusing, time-consuming, and expensive.

Supply Chain Evolution: Digital Transformation Is the Way Forward

A new study by The Economist shows that 54% of enterprises want to rethink their supply chains. Make them more agile and resilient. How would supply chains evolve from here? And what should supply chain leaders be doing differently? Download the report today!

Do You Really Need Two-Day Delivery for Your Online Orders?

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There’s a perception among eCommerce companies that today’s customers won’t settle for anything less than two-day delivery for online orders. But is that actually true? Maybe not. Parcel Shipping for eCommerce Fulfillment Operations

Vitamin Fulfillment Requires Specialized 3PL Capabilities

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Online vitamin purchases are increasing 12% faster than the average of all eCommerce categories combined, and sales are expected to reach $56.7 billion by 2024.

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13 Ways to Reduce Parcel Freight Costs

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Looking for new ways to reduce parcel freight costs? If you’re not already using the following strategies, then you are missing out on the best ways to whittle down the 75% of overhead that your firm funnels into outbound parcel costs every year. Check our our eBook on parcel cost reduction.

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Amazon’s FBA Program Vs. a 3PL: Which is Better for Your Business?

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Amazon is the world’s largest e-commerce site, and its U.S. product sales alone are expected to exceed $367 billion in 2021. With close to 200 fulfillment facilities across the U.S., the company also operates the country’s largest fulfillment network.

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Amware Names New Vice President of Human Resources

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Amware Fulfillment has named human resources professional Silvia Hernandes as its Vice President of Human Resources, reporting to Amware CEO Harry Drajpuch.

A 5-Point Strategy for Digital Procurement Transformation

Today, your entire supply chain must embrace change and accelerate digitalization. When it comes to procurement, focusing on digital transformation now can dramatically reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and give you a significant competitive advantage.

Your Print Fulfillment Company – Vendor or Agent of Change?

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Print fulfillment is a lot like Rodney Dangerfield. It doesn’t get much respect. It’s just putting materials into boxes and shipping them somewhere, right?

The Long and Short of Fulfillment Services Contracts

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Whether you’re looking to outsource fulfillment for the first time or you’ve had a logistics partner before, fulfillment services contracts can be confusing and intimidating.

How can fulfillment packaging reduce processing time and costs?

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If you’re looking to optimize your order fulfillment operations, there are many efficiency-boosting opportunities out there. The lowest hanging fruit may be in your choice of packaging. Fulfillment Operations

Overcoming Barriers to Urban Fulfillment for eCommerce Businesses

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If you’ve been running an eCommerce business over the last few years, you know that urban fulfillment is one of the top challenges for online sellers.

Just In: Inventory Optimization Research

How are organizations performing on inventory optimization? How can new technologies help your team improve? Find out in this new research report.

How to Successfully Hire & Retain Order Fulfillment Associates

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Warehousing and distribution operations often have difficulties hiring and retaining order fulfillment associates. A logistics labor shortage and record low unemployment in the years leading up to the pandemic haven’t made recruiting and retention easy for fulfillment centers. Fulfillment Operation

This Direct Response Fulfillment Operation Had Gone to the Dogs

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Top Dog Direct is a leading “as seen on TV” company that finds, develops and launches new products. When its B2C fulfillment company went out of business, the company leaned on its B2B distribution partner to take on consumer-direct fulfillment. It did not go well.

Save Money With Better Print Management

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On average, print comprises 25% to 30% of a company’s marketing budget. If you could reduce that percentage and still get the results you need, you would do it – right? Good news! You can – through better print management. Here are three areas you need to focus on.

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Order Fulfillment: Commodity or Competitive Advantage?

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If your company sells its products online, there’s an important question that you need to ask yourself: can customers buy your products – or very similar products – from other eTailers? If the answer is ‘yes,’ you need to look for ways to get a leg up on those competitors. Fulfillment Services

What Happens When Machine Learning Meets Ocean Shipping?

Read how Unilever developed a first-of-its-kind digital Control Tower with ClearMetal that provides extremely accurate real-time visibility across their sea freight operations.

Tips for Managing Performance Metrics for Order Fulfillment

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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. Warehouse KPI

What to Expect in B2C Distribution in a Post-Pandemic World

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The pandemic-driven eCommerce boom turned many B2C distribution operations upside down in 2020 as online sellers and omnichannel retailers tried to adjust to a massive consumer market shift toward online shopping.

What Entrepreneurs Need to Know about eCommerce Order Fulfillment

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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.

How a 3PL Makes eCommerce Returns Less Painful

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Many online sellers find eCommerce returns management difficult to handle. Most eCommerce order fulfillment operations focus on getting products out the door and into the hands of customers without much consideration for what happens when a customer sends the order back.

5 Tips to Advance Your Career as a Technical Recruiter

This step-by-step guide is designed to provide technical recruiters with tips and tricks to achieve tangible results that accelerate their recruiting efforts—and career.

The Importance of Order Fulfillment in Direct Selling Success

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Type the phrase “direct selling tips” into your favorite search engine and you’ll find a ton of articles on choosing the right product line, how to get started, how to boost sales and so on.

Outlook on 2021 eCommerce Shipping Options

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2020 was a chaotic year for eCommerce shipping – for the parcel carriers delivering those orders, the at-home customers dependent on reliable fulfillment, and for you, the online seller trying to keep customers happy while absorbing some pretty stiff parcel shipping cost increases.

7 Statistics that Impact Companies Using eCommerce Fulfillment 3PLs

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A picture can be worth a thousand words. But sometimes numbers tell an even more compelling story.

Need to Scale Your Online Business? 3PL eCommerce Fulfillment Services Can Help

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3PL ecommerce fulfillment is like a belt in a pair of pants. You don’t need to buy new pants whenever your weight fluctuates – your belt is there to keep your pants fitting nicely as your weight decreases or increases. The same holds true with fulfillment.

Get More Help With Merchant Onboarding and Get Payments Going Your Way

Software companies are increasingly looking to move up in the payments food chain and play a bigger role. This whitepaper discusses where you'll fit in the chain, your cut of the revenue, and the benefits of becoming a payment facilitator.

Want to Reduce Parcel Shipping Costs? Read our eBook.

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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. Parcel Shipping for eCommerce

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How to Reduce Fulfillment Center Costs Without Major Automation

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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?

Tips to Better Manage Sales Collateral Fulfillment

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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.

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How eCommerce WMS Software Can Make the Holidays Bright

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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.

Webinar On-Demand: 3 Ways to Make Your Operational Execution More Robust With S&OE

Speaker: Sander van Lokven and N.S. Krishnan

S&OE provides an early warning system that helps business stakeholders sense and optimize their responses. This keeps the supply chain out of firefighting mode, smoothens relationships with customers and suppliers, and helps sustain margins by reducing the cost to serve.