How to Increase Holiday Sales in 2022
Tips to Increase Your Holiday Sales The holiday season is a time when businesses can make a lot of money. If you want to take advantage of the holiday sales in 2022, then you need to start preparing now. One of the best ways to do this is by moving to an e-commerce fulfillment service. This will help you manage the process easily and ensure that your customers have a positive experience. If you're looking for ways to increase holiday sales in 2022, here are a few key strategies you can use. 1. Learn the Holiday Shipping Deadlines Many customers...
What are Demurrage, Detention and Storage Charges?
When importing or exporting goods, it's important to be aware of the charges that may apply if your cargo is delayed. These charges are known as demurrage, detention, and storage fees. In this article, we will provide an overview of these charges and discuss how a customs broker can help you avoid them. What Is Demurrage? Demurrage is a charge that a shipper incurs when a shipment remains at a port beyond the allotted time for loading or unloading. The port provides a certain number of “free” days that a shipment can stay, but after that, it will begin charging...
How Different Packaging Materials Can Help Boost Customer Retention
Customers care about packaging materials. While it may not be immediately obvious just how impactful the right packaging material can be, consider this: Ipsos found that 72% of Americans said that a product’s packaging often influences their purchasing decisions. That means that if your business isn’t offering the right packaging material types, you may be losing out on a sale. What’s more, 55% of online shoppers said that they would return to a website if their purchase came in custom packaging, highlighting the importance of packaging customization in customer retention. All that said, let’s take a look at a variety...
7 Shocking E-Commerce Order Fulfillment Statistics
One huge benefit of our deeply interconnected (and online) world is that there is a wealth of data just waiting to be leveraged to help your e-commerce business succeed. In order to maximize the potential of your e-commerce order fulfillment business, you need to be aware of these data points, so you can use this knowledge to make profit-maximizing decisions. All that said, let’s go through seven shocking statistics related to e-commerce and discuss what they mean for your business. (more…)
What Are the Top E-Commerce Fulfillment Challenges & How Can You Overcome Them?
When it comes to e-commerce fulfillment services, the margins can be razor-thin, and the difference between profit and loss on a given delivery can come down to a few simple decisions. E-commerce fulfillment companies often face many challenges. Understanding those challenges and how best to overcome them is one of the fastest ways to boost profits at your business. As a top e-commerce fulfillment center, we know what it takes to maximize profits and how to avoid common pitfalls. (more…)
What Is Amazon Fulfillment by Merchant & How Does It Work?
In order to fully participate in the e-commerce market, businesses need to have access to Amazon and its enormous customer base. But when it comes to Amazon fulfillment, there are a number of choices that you as a business owner needs to make. The first is whether you’re looking for a vendor central arrangement (Amazon buys directly from you) or seller central one (you list your products on Amazon, but still own your inventory). Next, you need to determine if you want Amazon FBM (fulfillment by merchant) or FBA (fulfillment by Amazon). (more…)
Everything You Need to Know about eBay Order Fulfillment Services in Florida
As the e-commerce and online shopping market continues to grow, order fulfillment options are also growing in tandem. Nowadays, these fulfillment services are tailored to specific e-commerce platforms, each offering their own qualities and shortfalls. In this piece we’ll be diving into eBay order fulfillment services in Florida, so you can begin to evaluate which fulfillment option is right for your business. (more…)
Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) vs. Fulfillment by Merchant (FBM)
As the e-commerce market grows larger and larger with each passing year, the options for fulfillment are increasing in tandem. But which fulfillment option makes the most sense (e.g., saves the most money) for your business? Perhaps the two most common order fulfillment options right now can be broadly categorized as fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) and fulfillment by merchant (FBM). (more…)
How to Streamline Your e-Commerce Order Fulfillment Process
Looking to create efficiencies is the hallmark of any strong business. In essence, that’s all that “streamlining” means – cutting away bloat and creating a faster, smoother, more cost-effective business process. And when it comes to creating streamlined order fulfillment services in Florida, APS Fulfillment, Inc. is an expert. Let’s take a closer look at some of the best ways to streamline e-commerce fulfillment services in Hollywood, Florida. (more…)
The Future of e-Commerce after COVID-19
There’s no denying that COVID-19 and the ensuing pandemic have had a profound effect on the future of e-commerce. After all, there’s little that COVID-19 hasn’t changed. It makes perfect sense, however, that among the most affected industries is e-commerce. Almost every e-commerce business has seen a growth in traffic and sales as a result of COVID1-9 as in-person shopping is currently prohibited and, in all likelihood, was doomed to extinction even before the pandemic. (more…)