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The Fulfillment Supply Chain Checklist

customer order fulfillmentTarget recently announced that they will be shutting down all of their operations in Canada. This was a big shock to many due to the amount of money and jobs lost.

Much of Target’s Canadian failure has been attributed to supply chain issues. All fulfillment companies can learn from Target and use the following checklist to ensure they are utilizing their supply chain services correctly:

1.  Do You Have the Proper Software?

The media has noted that Target Canada didn’t have the proper software management services to link the retailer with its supply chain companies, something a business cannot let happen. While it’s true that technology can be frustrating and hard to keep up with, you have to make sure that your supply chain software is working in order to handle orders quickly.

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How to Establish 24/7 Fulfillment

Fulfillment CenterThere have been a variety of predictions for what fulfillment centers can expect in 2015. With the rise of both e- and m-commerce order fulfillment in 2014, the idea of fulfillment companies operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week is a viable one.

People work a lot of hours and have to do their shopping when time allows; this is often at lunchtime and in the middle of the night. While you may think your fulfillment business can’t meet that kind of demand, having such an operation isn’t as hard as you might think. It’s simply a matter of expanding your current services with modern technology and meeting the subsequent demand.

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Simple Ways to Improve Client Fulfillment Demands

Fulfillment DemandsWith the holidays here and 2015 just around the corner, you can bet that fulfillment clients have some high demands. Not only do they want gifts for their friends and family in time for Christmas, but they want new, impressive products and services for the New Year.

This may sound challenging, and if you run a fulfillment company, you’re likely already busy just trying to meet current demands. But meeting increased demand is actually quite doable; it’s just a matter of expanding your repertoire.

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Implementing Better Pick-and-Pack Operations

Implementing Better Pick-and-Pack OperationsOf all the processes that make up product fulfillment, pick-and-pack can be the most cumbersome. Extensive organization, as well as your personalized working methods, are required for your pick-and-pack fulfillment to succeed.

It’s wise to think of the pick-and-pack process as similar to a factory assembly line: the client places an order and your business then receives, prepares, and ships it. Following that process is the first step; here are other important details.

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Packaging Tips for Product Fulfillment

assembly servicesProduct fulfillment companies won’t be very successful if clients’ packages are damaged or lost. Too many businesses neglect the quality of packages, leading to damage to their business’ reputation.

While shipping and handling may be an unpleasant added fee, they’re a valuable aspect of product fulfillment. It needs to be taken seriously and done with care if you want your business to survive.

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A Guide to Product Fulfillment Conventions

logistics company in MiamiWith warmer weather comes more social gatherings, and this is no different in the business world. This is apparent from the number of conventions that take place in the early spring. At these conventions, professionals gather to exchange information within their industry.

Those in product fulfillment stand to obtain a good advantage by attending conventions. Whether there to learn or to actively participate, you can gain the info and skills to help your business generate more clients—and with them, more profit.

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