ecommerce trends in 2022

Trends Shaping the E-commerce World in 2022

By Andrew Kirk / February 15, 2022 / Comments Off on Trends Shaping the E-commerce World in 2022

When e-commerce first came into existence, many people considered it to be nothing more than a passing fad. Obviously, they were wrong. As the global online marketplace further evolved, consumers began flocking to the internet to facilitate their shopping experiences. Today, making purchases online has become the rule more so than the exception, and e-commerce…

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order fulfillment strategies

Order Fulfillment Strategies for 2022

By Andrew Kirk / January 13, 2022 / Comments Off on Order Fulfillment Strategies for 2022

Over the past couple of years, e-commerce sales grew substantially as shoppers avoided brick-and-mortar stores and bought from online sites instead. Although the figures vary depending on the reporting agency and how they tallied the figures, the total revenues from e-commerce sales in 2021 were roughly $768 billion. Industry sources now expect online shopping revenues…

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customer service in logistics

5 Reasons why Customer Service is Important in Logistics

By Andrew Kirk / December 15, 2021 / Comments Off on 5 Reasons why Customer Service is Important in Logistics

High-quality customer service is a crucial part of a successful business, but it’s particularly important in the logistics industry. Companies build better reputations by offering a great customer experience, which differentiates product offerings, ensures client loyalty, and increases sales. In this guide, readers will learn about the importance of customer service in logistics and how…

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on demand warehousing benefits

Benefits of On-Demand Warehousing

By Andrew Kirk / November 12, 2021 / Comments Off on Benefits of On-Demand Warehousing

It used to be the case that business owners who needed to store inventory had limited options. Large companies usually purchased and maintained their own dedicated warehouses, but smaller businesses didn’t have that luxury. Instead, they usually rented warehouse space and often wound up wasting money and space when inventory was low.  Now, there’s a…

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what is order fulfillment

What is Order Fulfillment?

By Andrew Kirk / October 21, 2021 / Comments Off on What is Order Fulfillment?

Order fulfillment is the process of receiving, processing, packing, picking, and shipping an order to your customer. It’s a complex business that requires a skilled third party to complete for you. If done incorrectly or poorly will have serious consequences on your eCommerce online store success. For this reason, it’s important to understand fulfillment best…

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what is a fulfillment center

What Is a Fulfillment Center & Why It’s Important for Your Business

By Andrew Kirk / September 23, 2021 / Comments Off on What Is a Fulfillment Center & Why It’s Important for Your Business

One of the most important decisions that every eCommerce business owner has to make is what fulfillment center they will use for their shipping needs. A fulfillment center can be a fulfillment warehouse or both, depending on the services provided.  It may seem like they are interchangeable terms but there’s a difference between fulfillment centers…

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shipping heavy items

How to Ship Heavy Items for Less

By Andrew Kirk / September 9, 2021 / Comments Off on How to Ship Heavy Items for Less

Shipping heavy items can be a pain. It’s expensive, time-consuming, and there are many things to consider when choosing the cheapest shipping services for your business. But don’t worry—we’re here to help! In this blog post, we’ll go over some of the cheapest shipping options for your business to make it easier for you in…

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5g in logistics

What 5G Means to the Logistics Industry

By Andrew Kirk / August 24, 2021 / Comments Off on What 5G Means to the Logistics Industry

During the pandemic, supply chain issues created problems for everyone involved—from the manufacturer to the end user. However, there were issues present even before the onset of COVID-19, and 5G is predicted to eliminate many of those problems. Here are just a few of the ways 5G is changing the logistics industry. Improved Routing and…

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AI in logistics

The Effects of Artificial Intelligence in Logistics

By Andrew Kirk / July 27, 2021 / Comments Off on The Effects of Artificial Intelligence in Logistics

Artificial intelligence (AI) used to be considered the stuff of science fiction. These days, AI is impacting just about every aspect of how Americans live, and especially how they conduct business. Advancements in processing power, big data, connectivity, and algorithmic development are converging to make AI not just more powerful but also more accessible. There…

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Creating an Effective Logistics Strategy and Why You Need One

By Andrew Kirk / July 20, 2021 / Comments Off on Creating an Effective Logistics Strategy and Why You Need One

As a business owner, you have a seemingly endless list of responsibilities weighing on your shoulders. While each of them plays a key role in the success of your company, all of them essentially revolve around one crucial aspect: logistics. That single factor impacts numerous elements of your business, not the least of which are…

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