Amazon Fulfillment Restrictions Requirements and Limitations

In this post we are going to explore some of the fulfillment restrictions online merchants face while using Amazon's services. Specifically FBA or Fulfillment by Amazon.  Fulfillment restrictions affecting professional online merchants that experience issues with FBA will learn more about what to expect. To be sure, there are many fulfillment and storage restrictions, requirements and limitations. However, [...]

By | 2020-10-01T10:06:11+00:00 September 30th, 2020|Categories: Fulfillment, Inventory, Packaging, Shipping, Warehousing|Tags: , , |0 Comments

E-Commerce and Fulfillment Projections

Beauty Products Lead the Way for Online Retail Shopping As we close in on the end of the second decade of the new millennium, it’s apropos to look back a few years at the growth of e-commerce, beauty products and fulfillment service companies. Specifically, a few thoughts about e-commerce and fulfillment projections.  According to research [...]

By | 2020-09-09T08:45:15+00:00 September 2nd, 2020|Categories: ecommerce, Fulfillment, Packaging, Shipping|Tags: , |Comments Off on E-Commerce and Fulfillment Projections

Fulfillment Companies Ready to Scale Up in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 Fulfillment Companies in a Pandemic Fulfillment companies have a unique relationships with their e-commerce partners. With the increase in online shopping, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, collaborations are even more critical for success.  Because the federal government has classified fulfillment companies as designated essential services, Growth in the shipping and fulfillment business continues to rise. Today, [...]

How Everyone Can Work Together to Keep Products Safer During Shipping

When sending a product out to a customer via one of the nation’s biggest shipping providers, you do so with the hope that they will do everything they can to protect that box or envelope until it arrives on your customer’s doorstep. Unfortunately, accidents do happen, and it’s possible for products to arrive damaged and prompt [...]

By | 2020-08-10T13:17:43+00:00 June 17th, 2020|Categories: Shipping|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Why Shipping Times Have Increased?

Due to COVID-19 and social isolation orders across the country (and around the world), ecommerce has exploded in recent weeks. Shippers like USPS and FedEx have seen an incredible uptick in packages. Even as they practice social distancing in their own facilities, which has slowed down deliveries significantly in many cases. In this article "Why [...]

By | 2020-08-10T13:55:25+00:00 May 27th, 2020|Categories: Shipping|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Trying to Get Packages to Customers Faster? Try Outsourcing Your Order Fulfillment

If there’s one major difference between large and small ecommerce-based businesses from the consumer’s standpoint, it’s shipping times. When customers order from a larger company, they have their goods in hand within two days, sometimes even the same day. With smaller companies, that same package may take a week or more to arrive. In the following [...]

By | 2020-08-10T14:13:38+00:00 May 20th, 2020|Categories: Shipping|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Why Every Online Retailer Needs to Consider True Next Day Shipping

As ecommerce continues to gain ground against traditional brick-and-mortar retailers, the competition is rough, and companies are looking for simple ways to come out on top. In today’s world, one of the most important benefits an ecommerce-based retailer can offer is true next-day shipping. If you haven’t considered it in the past, now is the [...]

By | 2020-07-16T14:30:36+00:00 April 29th, 2020|Categories: Shipping|Tags: , |0 Comments

The Rebound Effect: What to Expect in Order Fulfillment After the Coronavirus Pandemic Ends

All around the world, countries, states, provinces, counties, cities, and even towns are working together to “flatten the curve” of the novel coronavirus. The CDC has recommended social distancing and isolation to help slow the spread of COVID-19, the illness associated with the virus. As a result, numerous businesses have closed, and consumers are relying [...]

By | 2020-09-30T16:29:38+00:00 April 10th, 2020|Categories: ecommerce, Fulfillment, Shipping|Tags: , |0 Comments

5 Ways to Tighten Up Your Shipping Game

If you’re like many small ecommerce-based businesses, you are no stranger to shipping mishaps. Fortunately, there are some tips and tricks from the experts that can help you run a tighter shipping ship (so to speak) and improve both your speed and your cost, which will help prevent losses and improve customer satisfaction at the [...]

By | 2019-10-08T13:03:39+00:00 October 8th, 2019|Categories: Shipping|Tags: , , |0 Comments

How One-Day Shipping will Impact the Other Giant Retailers

Since the very start of the ecommerce industry – the very first order ever placed via the internet – companies and shippers have been working together to ensure items get to customers in a timely and affordable way. These days, Amazon leads the pack, and their promise to make one-day delivery available to more customers [...]

By | 2019-09-12T15:44:36+00:00 September 18th, 2019|Categories: Shipping|Tags: , , , |0 Comments