How to Improve Your Fulfillment Operations for 2015

Self-improvement is the purpose behind all New Year’s resolutions. If you’ve resolved to have a bigger and better 2015 for your ecommerce business, you’ll need to analyze your current operations for areas in need of improvement. Here are some suggestions for areas of your business you may be overlooking – and how to bolster them for 2015. More...

What Shipping Features Shoppers Really Want

For all the advancements the Internet has made over the years, is appears some ecommerce stores are lagging behind. According to a survey of 2,000 consumers and 60 retailers conducted by OrderDynamics and Opinion Matters, most online retailers are disconnected from the shipping feature consumers want and expect. More...

Fulfillment Costs Explained: Part 1

Order fulfillment is a large and complex part of the ecommerce industry. As such, managing it can take a lot of time and resources. But by outsourcing the process, you’ll be able to focus better on running your business. As you look for a third-party fulfillment partner, you’ll probably notice that this convenience can come with multiple types of fees. Everyone’s pricing structure is different. That said, here is a list of common fees you’re likely to encounter when looking for a fulfillment partner. More...

What to Look For in a Third-Party Fulfillment Partner

Logistics and delivery-handling directly reflects on your company – even if your company isn’t directly involved with those areas. According to a 2014 UPS “Pulse of the Online Shopper” survey, about half of consumers have abandoned carts because no delivery date was provided at checkout, or the delivery time was too long. Of that group, 27% said the lateness or overly lengthy delivery time would negatively influence their decision to shop with that retailer again.  More...