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What are fifth-party logistics (5PL)?

Fifth-party logistics (5PL) Fulfillment Services While many organizations may ask what are fifth-party logistics (5PL), only larger companies may find their cost justified. A 5PL, fifth-party logistics, firm is a resource for companies to outsource all supply chain and fulfillment services. In fact, a 5PL company looks to solve their client's logistics needs through large networks [...]

By | 2021-09-22T05:38:16+00:00 September 22nd, 2021|Categories: ecommerce, Fulfillment|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

3PL, 4PL and LLP Fulfillment Services

3PL, 4PL and LLP Fulfillment Services In an earlier post from the MyFulfillment Company Blog we discussed the difference between 3PL (third party logistics) and 4PL logistics. Here, we will discuss another option for business owners looking to scale up and increase efficiencies, LLP (lead logistics provider) fulfillment services. While researching this piece we came across [...]

3PL or 4PL Fulfillment?

Which is better 3PL or 4PL Fulfillment? In our previous blog, 3PL Fulfillment Centers Explained, we discussed several unique characteristics of third party logistics, 3PL, outsourcing distribution and warehousing. In this article we'll look at which is better 3PL or 4PL fulfillment. Spoiler alert, there is no black and white answer for that question, it all [...]

By | 2021-09-07T15:24:07+00:00 September 8th, 2021|Categories: ecommerce, Fulfillment|Tags: , , |0 Comments

3PL Fulfillment Centers Explained

3PL Fulfillment Centers Explained Even after the infamous dot-com bubble burst one thing was clear, e-commerce was here to stay. Through the growing new economy 3PL and fulfillment centers became synonymous. The speculation of the 1990's survived into the aughts and sustained a new online economy that continues to soar. Today, entrepreneurs and enterprise organizations alike [...]

By | 2021-09-01T07:16:27+00:00 September 1st, 2021|Categories: ecommerce, Fulfillment|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Ecommerce Trends for 2021

Ecommerce Trends for 2021 In this post we'll identify emerging ecommerce trends for 2021 and provide insights to help improve your ecommerce business. According to a post on ecommerce intelligence, by John LeBaron who covers ecommerce trends and global ecommerce for Pattern, "for the past 10 years, ecommerce was growing an average of 15% year-over-year." [...]

By | 2021-08-30T14:58:20+00:00 August 25th, 2021|Categories: ecommerce, Fulfillment|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Ecommerce Returns Management

Ecommerce Returns Management It's no secret, online merchants face major obstacles in ecommerce returns management policy and procedure. For starters, many business owners take a case-by-case approach and handle issues in house. However, the best solution for ecommerce returns management is through a reputable fulfillment services company. Ecommerce return management faces many causes like shipping misfortune, fickle [...]

Reverse Logistics and Fulfillment Services

Reverse Logistics and Fulfillment Services As a necessary evil of the online industry "online returns more than doubled in 2020 from 2019," according to the National Retail Federation. In this post we'll look at some factors to consider when thinking about reverse logistics and provide a few strategies to reconsider the good from the bad. A [...]

E-Commerce Order Fulfillment

What is E-Commerce Order Fulfillment? E-commerce order fulfillment includes everything from receiving and storing inventory to shipping packages to customers. Most fulfillment companies provide basic services such as storage, packaging and shipping but not all of them provide complete e-commerce order fulfillment services.  A good example is return policies. While order fulfillment always includes the process [...]

Influencer Marketing for E-Commerce

Influencer Marketing For E-Commerce Just about every platform on significant social media embraces influencer marketing and e-commerce. If you are using the internet to market products and want to broaden your content campaign, consider influencer marketing. While a recent post in the Alexa blog defines influencer marketing as "a strategy that identifies people who have [...]

Fulfillment Company Estimates

Getting the best Fulfillment Company Estimates When you call to get an estimate, or fill out an online form, it's often more about learning the right questions to ask. Most fulfillment company estimates are based off of storing, packaging and shipping; however, especially e-commerce businesses need to understand the entire fulfillment process. Like any service-based [...]