what is order fulfillment

What is Order Fulfillment?

By Your Logistics / 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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shipping to canada via usps

Shipping to Canada Via USPS: Learn More, and Save

By Your Logistics / October 7, 2021 / Comments Off on Shipping to Canada Via USPS: Learn More, and Save

Shipping to Canada can be expensive, but the cheapest way to ship is by using USPS. Packages are shipped via USPS to Canada Post which handles the final delivery of your package. Learn more about shipping to Canada via USPS and how you can save money on this important step in eCommerce! What can I…

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what is a fulfillment center

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

By Your Logistics / 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 Your Logistics / 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 Your Logistics / 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 Your Logistics / 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

Creating an Effective Logistics Strategy and Why You Need One

By Your Logistics / 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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3pl returns processing

Using 3PL Returns Processing to Your Advantage

By Your Logistics / July 14, 2021 / Comments Off on Using 3PL Returns Processing to Your Advantage

Ecommerce expanded dramatically over the past year, at least in part due to the pandemic. However, the trend toward increased online sales has been apparent for several years, which means businesses would have seen an increase even without the extra push generated by COVID-19. Your company’s logistics may be flexible enough to handle increases in…

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logistics vs supply chain management

The Difference Between Logistics and Supply Chain Management

By Your Logistics / July 8, 2021 / Comments Off on The Difference Between Logistics and Supply Chain Management

A supply chain is a sequence of processes that are involved in producing and distributing commodities. Worldwide supply chains are essential to commerce and rely on logistics to send, receive, move, and store goods. In the business world, “logistics” and “supply chain management” are often used interchangeably because they are so closely linked. However, there…

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different types of 3pl companies

Different Types of 3PL Companies

By Your Logistics / June 29, 2021 / Comments Off on Different Types of 3PL Companies

3PL, formally known as third-party logistics, is the process of outsourcing all eCommerce steps to a third-party company. Ecommerce business owners need to be aware of how 3PLs can help their businesses. They also need to be informed of the types, so they will be able to make the best decisions for their business needs.…

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