It’s that wonderful time of year where we contemplate our New Year Resolutions and adjust for the Shipping Carrier Rate Increases. This year the carriers are implementing steeper-then-usual increases in the form of both the general rate increase as well as surcharges. Driving these rate changes are the ever-increasing demand for residential shipments. Continuing into … Continue reading 2022 Annual Shipping Rate Guide
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According to a report released in January 2021 by the National Retail Federation and Appriss Retail, consumers returned an estimated $428 billion in merchandise to retailers last year. That equates to approximately 10.6 percent of total retail sales in the year 2020. “Last year, we saw an increase in returns of online purchases as the … Continue reading 3 Key Objectives for a Return Policy
It’s that wonderful time of year where we contemplate our New Year Resolutions and adjust for the Shipping Carrier Rate Increases. Please take a moment to review some of the changes coming in 2021 and adjust your shipping charges accordingly. Peak Surcharge Changes UPS Peak Surcharges Effective January 18th, 2021 until further notice, the following … Continue reading 2021 Annual Shipping Rate Guide
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
In the July 2018 issue of Direct Selling News, President of a2b Fulfillment, Ayal Latz, talks about outsourcing the fulfillment function within the direct selling industry and notes five factors that businesses should consider in partnering with a fulfillment provider. Quantifiable Cost – Outsourced fulfillment provides a mostly variable cost component to your campaign. … Continue reading Ayal Latz Featured in July Issue of Direct Selling News
In the May 2018 issue of Parcel Magazine, President of a2b Fulfillment, Ayal Latz, addresses the explosive growth within the e-commerce industry and how retailers need to make sure their shipment operations are staying ahead of the curve. Below are a few of the trends Latz says retailers should keep an eye on as the … Continue reading Latz Featured in May issue of Parcel Magazine
Sophisticated Fulfillment Providers have logic-based technology that lowers shipping costs by determining the optimal shipping carrier and method in order to accomplish the client’s goal, on a package-by-package level. For example, these systems can be programmed to simply choose the lowest cost service to a customer address. Or, complex logic can be employed to … Continue reading How Intelligent is Your Shipping?
The choice of fulfillment partner is critical. How your fulfillment services are performed can be a direct reflection of your brand. It’s important to take the time to do your homework and select a fulfillment partner that best represents you and your product.
a2b Fulfillment has announced that the company has added a 120,000 square foot facility in Ogden, Utah, which will serve as its base of operations for the Western United States. The Class A facility provides a2b with a total of 680,000 square feet, which includes its headquarters in Greensboro, GA and facilities in Eatonton, … Continue reading a2b Fulfillment Adds Western Facility in Ogden, Utah
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!