Category: pop-up fulfillment

Sufficiently “Primed”? What We Can Learn from Amazon Prime Day

Tuesday of last week (July 11) was Amazon Prime Day—a holiday that single-handedly accounts for Amazon’s biggest sales day of the year. After running its third annual Prime Day, it’s clear the Amazon-specific holiday is only getting smarter and gaining traction for boosting sales in retail’s second-slowest month of the year. Amazon Prime Day began […]

Win Q4: Make Fulfillment Your Secret Weapon

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The 2016 holiday season brought in more than $1 trillion in sales for retailers. For many, it’s the biggest time of the year and accounts for up to 30% of annual sales. And, the 2017 holidays are right around the corner. For eCommerce retailers, holiday success comes down to two departments: Marketing and Logistics. Your […]

eCommerce Fulfillment “How-To” Guide for Shippers

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You have the supply and there’s a demand, but you’re struggling to optimize your eCommerce fulfillment services and Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) is forcing you to leave money on the table. There’s a better way. With eCommerce Fulfillment services from FLEXE, you can reduce shipping time and costs associated with the last mile of delivery. […]

Flying Warehouses! And Mobile Fulfillment Centers that Exist Today

An Amazon patent was recently discovered, detailing plans to create an “airborne fulfillment center.” Illustrations in the filing show a flying warehouse, which would remain at high altitudes as drones fly back and forth between the warehouse and nearby shipping destinations. The flying warehouse is designed to do things like hover over stadiums and restock concession stands […]

Top 11 Cities for Pop-up Fulfillment — Infographic

Winning e-commerce customers means fast, low-cost delivery. Ultimately, this requires getting your product closer to your customers. Pop-up fulfillment is a way for retailers to add fulfillment centers quickly. You can pop-up capacity when and where you need it. It takes half the time to set-up (three weeks vs. three months) and costs a fraction […]

Add Flexibility with these 4 Logistics Technologies

Traditional supply chains have survived a long time without requiring too much deviation. Today’s consumers are changing all that. Adding flexibility to your supply chain is now a must-have to stay relevant with your customers. I helped a friend purchase a grill a few months back, and her story crystalized this predicament for me. She […]

4 Supply Chain Secrets to Drive Customer Satisfaction

“Any supply chain is only as strong as its weakest link. A company can move a product from China to the United States, clear it through Customs, move it to a distribution center, and fulfill it in record time. But if it doesn’t deliver the product to consumers quickly enough, they are not happy, and […]

3 Fulfillment Strategies Giving Retailers an Advantage

In 2004, Blockbuster was valued at $6 billion. The blue and yellow glowing stores were a staple in nearly every suburban city, and a typical Friday night for an American family wasn’t complete without a trip to the video store. Six years later, Blockbuster was bankrupt, every store shut down and families were ordering videos […]

1 Big Lesson E-commerce Can Take From Walmart/Jet.com Acquisition

Walmart seems to be looking at every angle of its business as it tries to catch-up with Amazon’s giant online retail lead. Walmart’s acquisition of Jet.com has sparked an outcry across the Internet asking the question “will it” or “won’t it” help Walmart compete with Amazon. From a logistics and fulfillment standpoint, there is one big reason […]

// from Jordan Furdock at Net-Results