Author: Megan Evert

Every Retailer Is a Tech Company Now

Every retailer is a tech company now and here’s why. The advent of the internet and software has made it possible to capture and measure more data than ever before. Amazon, Walmart, and Google are a few that have spearheaded eCommerce, and have used software and technology to fundamentally change retail and the logistics that […]

How the Internet Is Changing Everything for CPGs

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Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) companies have built their empires on their brand identities. But as more contenders join the fray, some new entrants are leading with a different foot forward … no brand at all. We all know them. Consumer Packaged Goods (CPGs) products. They are the items you see at the grocery store—laundry detergent, […]

3 Reasons Retail Partnerships and Acquisitions Fuel Market Growth

It’s safe to say, and even redundant, that trying to compete with the Walmarts and the Amazons of the world with equivalent business models is out of reach for most retailers. Giant brick-and-mortar and online retailers have too much clout, history, and investment in their distribution and fulfillment networks for most other retailers to even […]

3 Amazon Moves Suggesting Next-Day Delivery Will Become the New Norm

When you shop online, what are your expectations? It’s a complicated question that has everything to do with context. But on average, when it comes to checking out online, is it cost of delivery, speed of delivery, the process it takes to even get to that point? It’s easy to throw items into an online […]

The Last Mile of Delivery: Getting Shorter and Evermore Important

You order something online, as we do. And come home to a package waiting for you on the front doorstep. Even if you get a notification that the package has been delivered, it’s a great feeling—mini gifts and tidbits we send ourselves throughout the year (even when it’s toilet paper). There’s a sense of satisfaction […]

Why Your Delivery Promise Matters

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In May, we launched FLEXE Next-Day Fulfillment, our on-demand fulfillment solution that enables retailers to reach 98% of the U.S. with next-day ground delivery. As part of the launch, we created a calculator that surveys retailers on their current demand pattern and percentage of the market they can currently reach with next-day delivery. The output […]

Top 10 Cities for eCommerce Fulfillment

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Winning eCommerce customers means fast, affordable delivery—for both you and your customers. Achieving a lower cost-per-order value means getting your products closer to your customers to shorten the last leg of delivery—ultimately, adding more fulfillment centers to your distribution network. On-demand fulfillment is a way for retailers to add fulfillment centers quickly. You can pop-up […]

20 Ways to Build a Successful Relationship with Your Warehouse

The relationship you have with your third party (3PL) warehouse is one of the most important relationships you will build in the supply chain. When you think about it, your warehouse is handling your two biggest assets: 1) your inventory, and 2) your customer experience. They hold your ability to be successful in their hands. […]

// from Jordan Furdock at Net-Results