The Importance of Operations Management

The Importance of Operations Management While the ever expanding online space welcomes thousands of new entrepreneurs each year the importance of operations management remains critical. That said, the more astute business person will want to know the difference between supply chain and operations management. Often, however, there is little difference between the two organizational concepts. The most succinct [...]

Has Your Inventory Outgrown Your Space? Here Are Your Options

Fulfillment Inventory Options  No matter what kind of small ecommerce-based business you run, as long as you’re trading a product for money, you will always need to have a plan for your inventory. Running out of space means running out of opportunities for growth and improvement. Fortunately, there are numerous ways to ensure that your [...]

By | 2021-03-29T15:07:19+00:00 March 31st, 2021|Categories: Inventory|Tags: , |0 Comments

Kitting Health and Beauty Product Packaging

Kitting Products: Health and Beauty Packaging Many online merchants that specialize in health and beauty products rely on kitting packages direct to consumer with economies of scale as an objective. Kitting health and beauty products has advantages over pick and pack processes, discussed in this post. While fulfillment costs are a major concern for kitting products, [...]

By | 2021-03-23T15:33:35+00:00 March 24th, 2021|Categories: Inventory, Packaging, Shipping, Warehousing|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Shipping Delays as a Result of the Covid-19 Pandemic

Shipping Delays Caused by the Covid-19 Pandemic One Year of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic Online stores and digital merchants are now a year into dealing with shipping delays caused by the Covid-19 Pandemic. Merchants and vendors, like fulfillment companies, have kept day-to-day operations afloat during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. Online merchants hoped the holiday “Shipageddon” [...]

By | 2021-03-10T09:20:28+00:00 March 10th, 2021|Categories: Fulfillment, Inventory, Packaging, Shipping, Warehousing|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The Company Supply Chain

What is the Company Supply Chain? The Supply Chain means different things to different business models but everyone agrees on its importance to success. In our e-commerce driven economy, especially given the challenges of the ongoing pandemic, understanding your supply chain defines profit. The company supply chain is a matrix or network between a customer and [...]

Direct To Consumer Makeup Industry Cosmetics Industry Trends

Direct To Consumer Makeup Industry In last month’s article we talked about shopping for makeup and beauty products online while covering a few best practices. From return policies to online influencers our post, “What to know when Shopping for Makeup and Beauty Products Online” was hopefully helpful to online sellers. Now, a closer look at cosmetics [...]

Tips for Managing Your Small Electronics Company During Growth

Managing a Small Electronics Company Whether you sell mobile phones, fitness trackers, or even fancy alarm clocks, the small electronics industry has never been in a better place. If you’ve recently opened an ecommerce-based electronics shop, or if you are considering doing so in the near future, the tips below are sure to help you [...]

By | 2021-02-24T12:47:47+00:00 February 3rd, 2021|Categories: Inventory|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Order Fulfillment Meaning and Management Best Practices

What is Order fulfillment? Fulfillment companies must work hard to strategically display and arrange an eCommerce store that drives traffic to become successful. Examples of web traffic that comes from marketing channel management include search engine optimization, paid advertising and a presence in one or more sites like Amazon, Google Shopping or Ebay. In a [...]

Still Managing Your Own Inventory? Consider the Alternative

When you first open your ecommerce business’s virtual doors, it’s difficult to really anticipate the complexity of storing and managing your inventory. At first, things are simple enough because your customer base is still relatively small, but as time goes by and more people become interested in your wares, managing your inventory on your own [...]

By | 2020-11-24T16:56:03+00:00 November 25th, 2020|Categories: Inventory|Tags: , |0 Comments

Shipageddon and Holiday Delivery Services

Shipageddon and Holiday Delivery Services  November is annually regarded as the happy kickoff to online shopping’s busiest time of  the year.  However, because of the covid-19 pandemic the notion of “shipageddon” is taking center stage. In-store holiday deals, normally reserved for in-store shoppers,  have been now extended to online shopping. That translates into higher inventory [...]