Safe Holiday Gift Returns

Have a Plan for Safe Holiday Gift Returns The holiday season is over but for many of us gifts are still arriving at our doorsteps. Due to shipping delays, it could be the end of January before there is a need to make plans for safe holiday gift returns. Whether all of your gifts are [...]

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 [...]

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 | 2020-11-18T13:59:08+00:00 November 18th, 2020|Categories: Shipping|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 [...]

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, [...]

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