Sellers using a Fulfilled by Merchant (FBM) model can enroll in Amazon’s Seller Fulfilled Prime (SFP) program. With SFP, Sellers benefit from having the Prime badge, however, they must also comply with the very stringent same day shipping and 2-day delivery requirements. Recently, Amazon made changes to its popular SFP program and several Amazon sellers … Continue reading Seller Fulfilled Prime & Benefits to Using a 3PL
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There is no doubt about it, Amazon is a dominant force in the U.S. e-commerce arena. The online retail giant has changed the game in terms of how customers purchase products and what they can expect from the buying experience. Since 2019, Amazon has succeeded in capturing nearly half of all U.S. web-based sales. Ranked … Continue reading Supporting Your Amazon Business
Let’s be honest, your core business is marketing and selling products, not shipping them. And because you have a business to run, we’ve highlighted just the five top reasons why outsourcing fulfillment can help maximize profits and keep your focus where it belongs – growing your business. 1. Focus on growing your business, not running … Continue reading Thinking of Outsourcing Fulfillment? 5 Reasons to Act Now
Like it or not, the economy has been completely disrupted by “The Amazon Effect,” causing retailers to question every aspect of their business, both online and inside their brick and mortars. It’s projected that Amazon will capture nearly half of U.S. online sales in 2019. Sales for the online retail giant are expected to grow … Continue reading How the Amazon Effect has changed your Supply Chain Logistics
As our team prepares for the Electronic Retailing Association’s Great Ideas Summit (February 26-28 in Miami), we will be meeting with several companies wrestling with the question of whether to outsource order fulfillment, customer care and value-added services like returns or kitting and assembly. You probably have already considered outsourcing, but what answers should you be … Continue reading To Outsource or Not to Outsource? That is the Question!
Direct Response Fulfillment is unique from other distribution channels that you may have experience with. If you’re a first-timer to Direct Response, we would recommend that you seek support from partners with significant expertise in the industry. If you currently work with providers outside of Direct Response, think twice before assuming they have the optimal … Continue reading 8 Ways Direct Response is Different
by Ayal Latz Several strategies exist when it comes to management of back end functions for a direct to consumer campaign. On one hand you can take the multiple vendor route, where each takes its own function, such as Customer Service, Order Management, and Fulfillment. On the other hand, some choose a vendor providing turnkey … Continue reading 4 Benefits to Turnkey Order Fulfillment
Bryce McCuin, Director of Marketing for a2b Fulfillment, recently sat with Doug McPherson of Response Magazine to talk about how fulfillment providers are working to keep consumers happy, even amid their rising expectations. McPherson: What are three key issues facing performance-based marketers when considering their fulfillment partnership today and why are they so significant? McCuin: First and … Continue reading Keeping Consumers Fulfilled
The month of November is right around the corner; which means shopping lists are being filled out and retailers everywhere are rolling up their sleeves. A new holiday season is upon us and it is expected to be another big one. Just how big? The National Retail Federation says they expect to see holiday retail … Continue reading Holiday Sales Expected to Rise
Whether you’re a startup or entrepreneur that just launched a product and the picking and packing has you pulling your hair out, or you are an established brand seeking to gain operational efficiencies through outsourcing, deciding on the perfect fulfillment partner to handle your customer orders is a big deal. The Fulfillment Provider that you … Continue reading Seeking a Fulfillment Partner? Choose Wisely!