The Ecommerce Lifecycle with AJ Khanijow

The Logistics of Logistics

The Ecommerce Lifecycle with AJ Khanijow. AJ Khanijow and Joe Lynch discuss the the ecommerce lifecycle. As the founder of an ecommerce fulfillment company, AJ works closely with ecommerce companies and is an expert in ecommerce fulfillment.

5 Ways to Boost eCommerce Warehouse Operations Efficiency

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If you’re looking to lower costs and increase the efficiency of your eCommerce warehouse operations, your first thought might be to add automation. Following are a few low-tech ways to reduce eCommerce warehouse fulfillment center costs without breaking the bank.

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Why Do eCommerce Supply Chains Fail?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Did you know that, according to Bloomberg, 80% of eCommerce businesses fail within the first 18 months? Here are some common causes of eCommerce supply chain failures and how to avoid them. B2C Fulfillment eCommerce Fulfillment fulfillment operationsOne reason is a lack of focus on product fulfillment operations – the invisible function that gets orders out the door accurately and on time.

Advantages of a Phoenix Warehouse for eCommerce Fulfillment

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

B2C Fulfillment eCommerce Fulfillment Top Fulfillment Locations order fulfillmentLate last summer, Inc. magazine ran a story with this intriguing title: “ The Next Tech Hub Isn’t Austin Or Denver. The Next Tech Hub Is Greater Phoenix. ”.

Key Questions for a Successful Distribution Network

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations, Helix

As we plan for the world of eCommerce and the customer expectation of quick, free shipping, our ability to forecast is turned on its head. How many distribution centers do we even need, and is that number feasible?

7 Statistics that Impact Companies Using eCommerce Fulfillment 3PLs

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Following are statistics from recent logistics and fulfillment studies, along with our take on what this data might suggest about how you manage fulfillment and how you work with eCommerce fulfillment 3PLs. A picture can be worth a thousand words. But sometimes numbers tell an even more compelling story.

Exit Strategy: Why Companies Look for New eCommerce Fulfillment Partners

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

eRetailers don’t change eCommerce fulfillment partners quite so often, but many such relationships are surprisingly short-lived. Have you moved lately? Join the club. More than 30 million Americans change residences every year. Fulfillment Operations Fulfillment Services

Reducing Cost and Improving Transit Time for eCommerce Shipments from China with Brian Miller

The Logistics of Logistics

Reducing Cost and Improving Transit Time for eCommerce Shipments from China with Brian Miller. The post Reducing Cost and Improving Transit Time for eCommerce Shipments from China with Brian Miller appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. Podcast

4 Tips for Managing Your Ecommerce Orders for Multichannel Marketplaces

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: Today’s article is from Alexa Lemzy from TextMagic who gives us 4 helpful tips for managing your ecommerce orders for multichannel marketplaces. E-Commerce Logistics Managing your ecommerce orders

Ecommerce Growth Requires Robust Fulfillment and Logistics Infrastructure

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

But we’d like to share a few of its key takeaways here – the primary one being the need to ensure your fulfillment and logistics infrastructure is adequate to support sustained growth in eCommerce sales. The folks at Lincoln International recently published an interesting article about retail disruption since COVID-19. The whole piece is well worth a read.

eCommerce Shipping: How Important is Fast Delivery?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) Fulfillment eCommerce FulfillmentWhen it comes to keeping your online business competitive, it’s easy to believe that you need to match the aggressive speed of Amazon – or more accurately, its logistics arm, Fulfillment By Amazon. After all, fast delivery is what every online buyer wants most, right? Well, not always.

Survey Reveals Many Warehouse Networks Cannot Meet eCommerce Expectations

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Parcel Transportation B2C Fulfillment eCommerce Fulfillment order fulfillment process order fulfillmentInternet Retailer just published a research report whose title posed an important question for any online seller: Are Your Fulfillment Operations Good Enough? Interestingly, many of the 100 mid-sized e-retailers who responded to the survey don’t think so.

Phoenix Rising:  Why Phoenix Logistics Companies Equal Smart Ecommerce Fulfillment

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Third Party Logistics B2C Fulfillment eCommerce Fulfillment Top Fulfillment LocationsWhat’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?

Reduce Your eCommerce Fulfillment Costs: An A – Z Guide

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Unfortunately, eCommerce fulfillment costs are growing even faster at 18.8%, according to a recent study issued by Armstrong & Associates. Third Party Logistics Scalability Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) eCommerce Fulfillment Top Fulfillment Locations order fulfillment process order fulfillmentOnline sales are growing 15% a year. We’re logisticians here, not accountants, but we’re pretty sure that when expenses grow faster than revenue, that’s a bad thing.

Robots for eCommerce Fulfillment

Logistics Viewpoints

For robots in eCommerce fulfillment, last year was the year of pilots. This year customers are willing to publicly speak about the benefits they got from eCommerce robots at eft’s 3PL & Supply Chain Summit in Atlanta. The post Robots for eCommerce Fulfillment appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Logistics Technologies Material Handling Retail ecommerce robots supply chain

Accelerate Your Ecommerce Warehouse Operations with a 3PL Partner

West Coast and California Logistics

Do you need to accelerate your ecommerce strategy due to the recent 2020 pandemic? The right third-party logistics (3PL) partner can guide you through these changes, while offering the eCommerce warehouse infrastructure and experience you need to grow your direct-to-consumer business. eCommerce Fulfillment Multi Channel FulfillmentYou are not alone. There has been a dramatic increase in online orders and the bar for service excellence is set high.

A New Approach to Frozen eCommerce Fulfillment with Dan Gilland

The Logistics of Logistics

07:37] What is frozen eCommerce fulfillment? eCommerce gives you the space to market your brand and tell your story accordingly. [12:01] Dealing with a 3PL that doesn’t specialize in frozen food and/or doesn’t specialize in direct-to-consumer or ecommerce. 20:51] Tell me a little bit about how Cygnus goes about frozen ecommerce fulfillment. The post A New Approach to Frozen eCommerce Fulfillment with Dan Gilland appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics.

How Has COVID-19 Impacted eCommerce?

Freight Center

While eCommerce has been around for some time now, the effects of COVID-19 on the global economy and supply chains will most likely change the way commerce is conducted. So, how has COVID-19 impacted eCommerce? Many small to medium sized businesses offer their products online to their customers. Have you seen an increase in traffic to your website? Have your online purchases increased? It’s likely that the answer to those questions is yes.

eCommerce Fulfillment Network: How Many Warehouses Do You Really Need?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

What should your eCommerce fulfillment network look like to compete in a market that values fast delivery? eCommerce FulfillmentIt’s the burning question that seems to be on the mind of every online retailer or direct seller. It’s also a question that doesn’t have a one-size-fits-all answer.

It’s A Climb: 5 Tips to Managing Peak Season eCommerce Order Fulfillment

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Most eCommerce companies have at least one huge peak shipping period per year, and many are fortunate enough to experience several. The bad news is they represent a huge mountain of challenges for your eCommerce order fulfillment. eCommerce FulfillmentSay the word sales, and the word surge won’t be far behind. The good news is these spikes can be amazing for your business.

2018 US eCommerce Study

Mazars Ledger Manufacturing and Distribution

Mazars USA LLP is pleased to announce the release of the 2018 United States eCommerce Study by the eCommerce […]. The post 2018 US eCommerce Study appeared first on The Ledger.

Speed and Cost Advantages of West Coast eCommerce Fulfillment

West Coast and California Logistics

When companies seek to optimize their eCommerce operations, they’re generally looking to do two things: improve distribution speed and reduce costs. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the advantages of West Coast eCommerce fulfillment and show you how – when it comes to speed and cost – the West may very well be the best for your operation.

Dropshipping Is Helping to Meet eCommerce Demands

Material Handling and Logistics

A new study from the Center for Supply Chain Research at Lehigh University shows that retailers are expanding their virtual inventory without incurring additional carrying and fulfillment costs by utilizing dropship programs

Affordability and Speed Top of eCommerce Fulfillment List

Material Handling and Logistics

According to a new survey, “The Everyday Essentials of Successful eCommerce Fulfillment," by Radial, over a third of global online shoppers, 39 While online shopping continues to grow at an exponential rate, there are some bumps in the virtual road.

5 Surefire Ways to Increase Your eCommerce Delivery Costs (Don’t Let These Mistakes Happen to You)

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

But not when it comes to your eCommerce delivery expenses. Third Party Logistics Logistics Outsourcing Parcel Transportation B2C Fulfillment eCommerce Fulfillment order fulfillment process order fulfillment“ Going above and beyond” is usually considered to be a good thing. That’s why this week’s post is dedicated to some of the most common ways that eTailers can rack up bigger packaging and parcel delivery costs without even trying.

Your Guide to Ecommerce Replatforming

247 Customs Broker

Corinne works directly with agency and technology partners to bring their tools, services, and ideas to… The post Your Guide to Ecommerce Replatforming appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. Written by Corinne Watson, writer and researcher at BigCommerce.

Offsetting the Parcel Oligopoly:  Helpful Hints for Controlling Your eCommerce Delivery Spend

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Much like Henry Ford was glad to sell people a car in any color “as long as it was black,” your company is free to use any eCommerce delivery option you want – as long it involves UPS, FedEx, DHL or the USPS. Parcel Transportation eCommerce FulfillmentThere are many industries that are chock full of competition. Unfortunately for your business, parcel delivery isn’t one of them.

Manhattan Associates CEO Calls for a Sustainable Approach to Ecommerce

Logistics Viewpoints

Ecommerce is inherently less green than traditional bricks and mortar retail supply chains; it contributes to larger transportation emissions than traditional retailing. Eddie Capel, CEO of Manhattan Associates, believes we need a more sustainable approach to Ecommerce supply chains. The post Manhattan Associates CEO Calls for a Sustainable Approach to Ecommerce appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Sustainability ecommerce

Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services Expands Global eCommerce Logistics Solution

Supply Chain Brain

Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services, leveraging its Shipwire platform, recently announced it has secured additional capacity in seven new warehouses to meet the global demand for ecommerce fulfillment solutions

eCommerce Packaging:  Why Polybags Could Equal Big Labor and Parcel Savings

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Overpackaging still happens today in eCommerce packaging, only it’s not restricted to kids’ gifts. Parcel Transportation eCommerce FulfillmentRaise your hand if you ever went to a birthday party and watched the guest of honor unwrap a huge box only to discover that it held a very small reward – one that was reached only after unwrapping a series of other large boxes. It was the ten-year-old’s version of comedy gold.

eCommerce Fulfillment Charges (Chapter 13)

Camelot 3PL Software

This is Chapter 13 of 13 in our eBook on eCommerce Fulfillment for 3PL Warehouses. There are many types of eCommerce fulfillment charges that a warehouse may offer. Storage charges can also be handled similarly to non-eCommerce clients in most scenarios. Since products move quickly through an eCommerce warehouse, many clients may opt for shorter storage cycles, such as daily, weekly or bi-weekly storage computations.

The Importance of Scalability in ECommerce Order Fulfillment

West Coast and California Logistics

But if you have the wrong solution in place for eCommerce order fulfillment, that’s a dream that may never materialize. Here at Weber, this type of quick growth spurt can, and has, happened with eCommerce order fulfillment clients. Growing from 20 orders per month to 15,000 per month.

How to Properly Handle Your eCommerce Backorders

ShipLilly

The post How to Properly Handle Your eCommerce Backorders appeared first on ShipLilly. Ecommerce General WarehousingIn today’s e-commerce landscape, consumers expect products to be in stock and delivered fast. However, at some point, all supply chains will break down. Backorders are one of the solutions that companies are using to combat this harsh reality. With backorders, customers can keep shopping even when there is a break in the supply chain.

How EDI and eCommerce Work With 3PL Partners

Ottawa Logistics

Advances in online technology over the last decade have dramatically improved the logistical and operational capabilities of eCommerce businesses in both the B2B and B2C realm. In this regard, let’s examine how EDI and eCommerce work with 3PL partners.

The Impact of COVID-19 on Ecommerce in the UK

247 Customs Broker

COVID-19 has transformed the ecommerce landscape as we know it, from the shut down of brick-and-mortars to businesses offering curbside pickup in response. In light… The post The Impact of COVID-19 on Ecommerce in the UK appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.