Tag: distribution centers

Survey Sheds Light On Delivery Promise Gap: Supply Chain DIVE Insights

FLEXE recently conducted the 2017 eCommerce Business Fulfillment and Logistics Survey to 100+ eCommerce companies. We wanted to understand how delivery promise impacts sales. The full report will be available soon, but Supply Chain DIVE released an article this week, Exclusive: Retailers don’t think fast, free shipping is important to consumers, in which FLEXE co-founder and […]

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 […]

4 Ways to Boost Listings for FLEXE Warehouse Partners

You’ve realized your empty warehouse could be generating revenue and you’ve made the easy decision to join FLEXE’s online marketplace. This is, perhaps, more innovative than most warehouses in the industry. But how do you win more when you’re already winning? The FLEXE marketplace connects businesses in need to warehouses with capacity and helps create […]

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 […]

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