Everything You Need to Know About Zone Skipping
Do you run a small- or medium-sized e-commerce business that ships to customers around the world? If so, then you understand the benefits of reducing costs while increasing efficiency. Zone skipping can help your company in this regard—but what exactly is it and how does it work? In this blog post, we'll dive into everything you need to know about zone skipping so you can continue to offer convenient and cost-effective delivery for your customers. What Is Zone Skipping? Zone skipping is a great way to improve the efficiency of Less than Truckload (LTL) shipping. It can be used by...
Amazon Raises FBA Fees for Canada in 2022
Inflation, supply chain issues, global conflicts—all of these economy-shaking events have made margins razor-thin for many e-commerce sellers, and those margins are only being further thinned out by the recent FBA fee hike in Canada. Amazon accounts for over half of all e-commerce sales in the U.S. over the past few years, so having your product available on Amazon is a must. As a result, many have opted for fulfillment by Amazon, or FBA, to store inventory and fulfill orders. But with this FBA fee hike in 2022, that may no longer be the best option for many companies. Instead,...
How Etsy Order Fulfillment by a 3PL Partner Can Benefit Your Business
If you are an Etsy seller, then you know that order fulfillment can be a huge challenge. Not only do you have to worry about packing and shipping orders, but you also need to find a warehouse that can store your products and ship them out when orders come in. This can be expensive and time-consuming, and it's often difficult to find a third-party logistics (3PL) partner that can meet all your needs. In this article, we will discuss the benefits of using a third-party fulfillment provider for your Etsy business. We will also look at how order fulfillment by...
How to Know When It’s Time to Switch 3PL Providers
Having the right third-party (3PL) logistics providers on your side can make a world of difference to your profit margins, especially during these difficult pandemic times. With the right 3PL provider, you’ll be able to boost revenue by significantly reducing shipping times while also enhancing inventory management, helping you create a more efficient business. If the 3PL company you’re currently with isn’t providing these benefits, it may be time to look elsewhere. Two-thirds of businesses find that 3PL providers help reduce logistics costs; here’s how to tell if your order fulfillment company is in need of a new 3PL partner. (more…)
Order Fulfillment Strategies for 2022
With conditions as volatile and destabilized as they are due to the ongoing (interminable) pandemic, e-commerce fulfillment providers are looking for ways to respond to these obstacles and avoid significant revenue losses. Order fulfillment strategies, when well-crafted and carefully executed, can be among the most effective counters to pandemic difficulties. Order fulfillment strategy, if you’re unfamiliar with the term, is the combination of the methods, processes, and technologies that an order fulfillment company undertakes to deliver products to customers. (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…)
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…)
Get Ready for a Different Holiday Shopping Season in 2020
This year, the holiday season may look a little different than past years. Now is the time for retailers to start preparing for order fulfillment during the 2020 holiday shopping season. Not only is it harder to predict consumer demand during the COVID-19 pandemic, but there is also a lot of uncertainty regarding the possibility of increased e-commerce shopping this holiday season. What can retailers expect in the upcoming months and what can you do to prepare? Here’s why you will need robust e-commerce fulfillment for the holiday season, and where you can get the support your need. (more…)
Fulfillment Market Trends for August 2020
Everything changed when the COVID-19 pandemic spread worldwide—and the fulfillment industry was no exception. Fulfillment market trends for August 2020 are a result of the changes many organizations had to make to adapt to the new e-commerce landscape. From contactless delivery to boosting online presence, these changes since February have drastically shifted the fulfillment industry and businesses are expected to settle into this “new normal” as quickly and efficiently as possible. Here are the key e-commerce market trends to know for 2020, so that you get up to speed. (more…)
Contactless Order Fulfillment in 2020: The New Normal
The COVID-19 pandemic took everyone by surprise. Businesses were forced to close, and people were unable to shop and go about their business as usual. But even as many governments around the world have begun to reopen businesses and resume services, things still are not the way they used to be. The pandemic has reshaped the retail world and more consumers have started shopping online to get the products they need. If you operate an e-commerce business, here's why contactless order fulfillment is the new normal for 2020 and onward. Growing Demand for Contactless Order Fulfillment The pandemic has accelerated...