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Top Reasons to Outsource Your Warehousing and Distribution Needs

Warehousing and DistributionCosts are tight in fulfillment, meaning you have to save money wherever you can. If it’s difficult to pinpoint where to cut costs, consider outsourcing your warehousing and distribution as a catch-all solution to save money. Here are some reasons why outsourcing can be the cost-efficient answer.

1. Reduced Capital Investment

You might have the desire to do your own warehousing or own your own warehouse/storage unit, but with the fees for warehouse and fleet management, security, temperature controls, and other related costs, you may want to think twice. Having a third party handle it for you can save you money on all these charges.

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Balancing Fulfillment Personnel and Technology

APSFulfillment 10.02.14In product fulfillment, there have never been more advantages to using technology to improve a business. However, that doesn’t mean that technology can entirely replace human beings. A successful product fulfillment business will employ the proper balance between technology and personnel.

Keep It Technical

Technology most benefits areas like pick-and-pack fulfillment and kitting and assembly, the components of fulfillment that involve moving larger objects.

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How to Use Your Summertime Schedule Effectively in Product Fulfillment

Supply Chain CompaniesThe fact is that too many in product fulfillment don’t make the most of the summer season. Yes, enjoying the weather is important, but the season also possesses great business potential. Here’s what you need to know if you’re planning to enjoy summertime success.

‘Tis the Season

In truth, it’s not summer so much that you have to concern yourself with; it’s fall. Even before August ends, you have to start thinking about upcoming fall events: back-to-school, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Chanukah, and Christmas. These are busy times, making them ripe with business opportunities.

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How to Have the Best Call Center Services

Attractive call centre agent with a headsetProduct fulfillment businesses often use a call center to improve their business; it’s a necessary tool for quality delivery. Luckily, having a strong call center isn’t as tough as one might think. Here’s what you need to know to run a successful call center.

Services and Sales

Call centers have two primary duties: customer service and sales. The former is the most important; if you have an order fulfillment center, you have to make sure those orders delivered, otherwise you will be contacted by upset clients looking to resolve the problem.

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How to Take Advantage of Holidays and Festivities in Product Fulfillment

How to Take Advantage of Holidays and Festivities in Product Fulfillment

On the Horizon

Where did the summer go?

If you haven’t noticed, we’re now in the throngs of the leaves changing color, a bit more precipitation, and a drop in temperatures. Summer is behind us and winter is beckoning. Depending on your love of this sort of weather, you may or may not be enthusiastic.

If you work in product fulfillment, you should be viewing the new seasons with some enthusiasm. First off, you can get ready to spend some quality time with family and friends, and second, you’ve got some great business opportunities ahead of you.

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