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

E-Commerce Trends for the Holiday 2021 Part 2

More E-Commerce Shopping Trends for the 2021 Holiday Season Earlier, in part one of our holiday shopping trends series, online reviews and personalization topped the list, now let's look at more buyer behaviors to help your business grow. Ostensibly, online stores with built-in SEO and top-of-the-market shopping carts should provide the best platform fo re-commerce [...]

By | 2021-11-17T13:40:31+00:00 November 17th, 2021|Categories: ecommerce, Fulfillment, Inventory, online returns, Shipping|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on E-Commerce Trends for the Holiday 2021 Part 2

E-Commerce Trends for the Holiday 2021

Expect Record Sales Regardless of Inventory and Supply Chain Worries In the last series of blogs we have been watching the news as reports of container ships, all around the world, stall within miles of their port destinations. Ecommerce merchants and online retailers full of supply chains and inventory worries made plans for the worse. However, [...]

By | 2021-11-17T13:07:39+00:00 November 10th, 2021|Categories: ecommerce, Fulfillment, Inventory, online returns, Shipping|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on E-Commerce Trends for the Holiday 2021

E-Commerce Order Fulfillment and the Container Ship Crisis

How the Container Ship Crisis is Affecting E-Commerce Order Fulfillment The Port of Singapore, shown in this post's image, is the second largest in the world according to Ship Technology.  Ahead is the Port of Shanghai with only the Port of Rotterdam, Europe's largest, cracking the top-ten non-asian shipping operations in the world. As a [...]

By | 2021-11-02T13:55:53+00:00 November 3rd, 2021|Categories: ecommerce, Fulfillment, Inventory, Shipping|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on E-Commerce Order Fulfillment and the Container Ship Crisis

Trusting Your Fulfillment Company

Trusting Your Fulfillment Company We hope readers of this article are actively looking for a fulfillment company partner they can trust. However, as business owners we each have somewhat different ideas of what trust means. What are the most important things to consider when thinking about trusting your fulfillment company? Most small to medium-sized businesses [...]

What is Order Fulfillment?

Attention Online Retail and Wholesale / Ecommerce Stores with High Sales Volumes If you have found this article because you own or are responsible for an online store then you've come to the right place. Asking questions like "what is order fulfillment" seems obvious; however, getting to the bottom of things is often harder than [...]

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

Reasons Why a Fulfillment Company Can Solve Your Inventory Problems

How a Fulfillment Company can solve inventory problems Ask any retailer about their least-favorite task associated with running their business and the most common answer will undoubtedly be inventory management. Dealing with understock, overstock, reordering, reporting, counting, proper storage, and more can be more than just a headache – it can be a nightmare. Here [...]

By | 2021-02-24T12:47:29+00:00 January 20th, 2021|Categories: Fulfillment|Tags: , , |0 Comments

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, [...]