logistics Tag

Many start-up and small companies choose to handle order fulfillment themselves, whether to save money or maintain control over their business. At some point, however, the question as to whether to outsource fulfillment will come up. For some companies, continuing to fulfill their own orders...

As both a domestic and international market leader, Amazon’s revenue among its channels continues its climb into Q4. While Amazon forges ahead, sometimes at the expense of its own margins, its competitors are nonetheless left wondering how they’ll remain competitive. Still Growing Financially, Amazon has had an...

Most logistics managers believe they are getting the best shipping rates possible.  Unless they are working with a logistics partner, however, they are probably leaving money on the table.  Working with the right resource is often the best way for a business to build the...

Free shipping has become a major marketing and selling point for many ecommerce companies.   And some consumers associate free shipping with free return shipping as well.  Free shipping on returns becomes an effective marketing tool and helps you stand out from the competition.  While some...

Most of the major trends in ecommerce for 2018 narrow to a single point: creating an excellent customer experience. For the logistics side of ecommerce, that means ensuring that both deliveries and returns are handled promptly and with no pain or frustration for the customer....

Procuring products for your subscription box is one of the most important steps to retaining current customers and growing your customer base.  Without products that appeal to your target audience, customers will not be interested in continuing their subscription.  When first starting your business, you...

Aside from the obvious expense of purchasing inventory in the first place, failing to properly manage it can lead to shortages for customers, costly overages for product that sits unsold, and consume capital resources.  Proper inventory management ensures your subscription box company is operating efficiently,...

Part of the allure of receiving a subscription box is the packaging.   Great looking packaging drives your brand’s image, as well as increases the chances that the subscriber will be happy with their subscription, and continue to subscribe. 1.       Design The design and style of your packaging...

As you might be aware, the United States Postal Service has recently increased their delivery rates for many types of packages. The increase is noteworthy as the USPS has recently been making a concerted effort to draw customers away from their competitors - largely based...