eCommerce Platforms

What is an eCommerce Platform? Chances are for those of you reading this blog the idea of an eCommerce platform is a natural progression. You are in the online marketing and retail business because of a knack for both product sales and technology. E-Commerce platforms take many shapes and sizes but they all provide a [...]

By | 2022-01-11T15:28:53+00:00 January 12th, 2022|Categories: ecommerce|Tags: , , |Comments Off on eCommerce Platforms

2022 E-commerce Predictions

Lessons from Amazon While Amazon strengthened its status as a worldwide hyperscaler in cloud computing, e-commerce sales fell below expectations. Looking at 2022 e-commerce predictions, there are lessons to learn from Amazon's underperformance. However, that underperformance still rings signification profit. Revenue in the third quarter of 2021 was up 15%, for example. On the other [...]

By | 2022-01-06T08:51:23+00:00 January 7th, 2022|Categories: ecommerce|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 2022 E-commerce Predictions

Online Retail and Fulfillment, Year in Review

The Year in Review: Trends and Predictions In our final blog of 2021 we take a look at the year in review. It's been an unsteady ride for many online retailers. First, the ongoing pandemic's labor shortage, The Economic Rebound Is Still Waiting for Workers, continues to affect industries of all shapes and sizes. However, the pandemic continues [...]

By | 2021-12-28T16:14:10+00:00 December 29th, 2021|Categories: ecommerce, Fulfillment, Packaging, Shipping|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Online Retail and Fulfillment, Year in Review

Fulfillment Trends 2022 Part II

Subscription eCommerce We continue Part II of our Fulfillment Trends miniseries by looking at one of the newer models on the block, subscription eCommerce. One of the most popular trending e-commerce models is an all-in-one method for improving online customer loyalty. Online entrepreneurs not only magnify marketing channels by providing customer convenience but also enhance quarterly forecasting and retain [...]

By | 2021-12-14T16:06:46+00:00 December 15th, 2021|Categories: ecommerce, Fulfillment, order fulfillment software|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Fulfillment Trends 2022 Part II

Fulfillment Trends 2022

Digital Transformation Drives Fulfillment Trends for 2022 As the first full pandemic year draws to an uncertain close, fulfillment trends for 2022 reflect more technological advances. Many consumer behavior trends are largely due to the acceleration of digital transformation that provides an increase in edge computing in today's internet of things. More interaction with our digital [...]

By | 2021-12-07T12:25:24+00:00 December 8th, 2021|Categories: ecommerce, Fulfillment, health and beauty, Packaging|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Fulfillment Trends 2022

Early Holiday Sales Disrupt Ecommerce Trends

Cyber Monday Online Sales Down 1.4% According to a CNBC report, "Cyber Monday online sales drop 1.4% from last year to $10.7 billion, falling for the first time ever." While this may be news to some readers, those who have been keeping up with our blog may not be surprised. In our holiday ecommerce trends, [...]

By | 2021-12-01T14:54:56+00:00 December 1st, 2021|Categories: ecommerce, Fulfillment, Inventory, online returns, Shipping|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Early Holiday Sales Disrupt Ecommerce Trends

E-Commerce Trends for the Holiday 2021 Part 3

E-Commerce Trends for the Holiday Season 2021 In Part III of our e-commerce holiday shopping trends series we are going to wrap up by providing recommendations and predictions. Perhaps no other trend is more important than early shopping syndrome. Because of worldwide supply chain issues, due to thousands of shipping containers waiting at ports, retail [...]

By | 2021-11-23T17:51:52+00:00 November 24th, 2021|Categories: ecommerce, Fulfillment, Inventory, online returns, Shipping|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on E-Commerce Trends for the Holiday 2021 Part 3

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