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
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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
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
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
a2b Fulfillment has announced that the company has added an additional 170,000 square foot facility in Trenton, S.C. The new warehouse provides a2b with a total of 560,000 square feet, which includes its headquarters in Greensboro, Ga. and its facility in Eatonton, Ga. The warehouse falls within Edgefield County, South Carolina, a part of the … Continue reading Third Facility Added in Trenton, South Carolina
This just in: big things are happening with Savannah port shipping. And much of it pertains to the size of containers coming in each month. As we’ve talked about in previous articles, the expansion of the Panama Canal was a promising step toward bringing more business to the southeast and the state of Georgia. The … Continue reading Big Things Happening in Savannah
Several providers offer a suite of e-commerce fulfillment services, including fulfillment, order management, customer care, value-adding services (kitting and assembly), shopping cart (or integration with a third-party cart) and reverse logistics (returns and refurbishment). You might have a need for several of these functions and can create a custom package with one supplier, simplifying your … Continue reading Fulfillment Services – Which do I Choose?
On October 17th, a2b Fulfillment hosted 27 delegates from The Japan Warehousing Association (JWA) at its corporate headquarters in Greensboro, Ga. The visit was part of a formal study tour to the United States that included stops in both Atlanta, Ga. and Seattle, Wa. The JWA selected a2b as one of only a handful of … Continue reading a2b Hosts The Japan Warehousing Association
Navigating the Potential Minefields of Retail Order Fulfillment by Ayal Latz You might be asking yourself, are all retail orders fulfilled the same way? What’s the difference between order fulfillment in one area versus order fulfillment in another area? Well, let us break it down for you. These days there are various requirements that Marketers … Continue reading Shipping Retail Explained