E-commerce has seen tremendous growth over the past few years. With this growth comes new challenges, especially for fulfillment. In today’s competitive e-commerce marketplace, differentiating your brand and creating a memorable customer experience is more critical than ever. Fulfillment marketing is one way to achieve this goal. How? Offering value-added fulfillment services that enhance the
Inventory management. At first glance, it’s not an exciting part of e-commerce. In fact, it may be a daunting task for many brands that have a plethora of moving parts. But, here’s the thing: inventory management is one of the most important parts of a successful e-commerce business. Why? Because inventory directly affects the end
Omnichannel fulfillment. What was once just a buzzword is now considered the norm for shoppers in 2023. If brands want to keep up with the ever-changing consumer persona and continue to grow, an omnichannel fulfillment strategy may be the answer. Why? Omnichannel fulfillment meets customers where they are while giving them more flexibility to create
The e-commerce industry has come a long way since its inception back in 1989, when Compumarket came on the scene as the first-ever internet-based commerce platform. Since then, the industry has exploded. In fact, it’s reported there are roughly 12 – 24 million e-commerce retailers globally— and those numbers show no signs of slowing down.
[This is an updated post from December 8th, 2021] 2023 is right around the corner – and that means the post-holiday season return peak is almost here. While no e-commerce brand wants to experience an increase in customer returns, a bump in return requests is a perfectly normal as a result of increased sales during
The most wonderful time of the year is right around the corner – the holiday peak season. Somehow, this time of increased buying activity seems to be creeping up on us earlier and earlier each year – and that’s no coincidence. With sales now beginning prior to Black Friday and continuing through the New Year, the ‘peak’ is becoming a more spread-out – and more intense.
E-commerce. It’s been more of a buzzword in the past few years than ever before. Why? We’re extremely comfortable being online. Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s a “new normal” of virtual workplaces, Zoom gatherings – and of course, online shopping. While online shopping has always been an option for consumers in this tech-forward age,
International shipping. For many brands, this subject can bring forth a visceral reaction. Maybe a cringe, an eye roll, or even a shudder… Why? Shipping internationally is a huge undertaking for brands, not to mention how costly it can become for both themselves and their customers. But, what if we told you it doesn’t have