E-commerce

Quality Control Logistics

How Your 3PL’s Quality Control Impacts Your Brand

Your third-party logistics (3PL) provider is an essential part of your brand’s success—and a really great 3PL partner becomes a seamless extension of your team, working to tighten your operations, deliver exceptional results, and enhance your brand reputation.   Especially in the beauty and wellness industries where brands work with different kinds of regulations for various …

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Direct-To-Consumers

Making Last-Mile Work in a DTC World

The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in a worldwide spike in online sales. To adhere to stay-at-home orders and other local restrictions, many consumers took their shopping online, culminating in a jump to $26.7 trillion spent in global eCommerce sales in 2020, up 4 percent from the previous year.  However, not only did eCommerce sales grow, but digital transformation propelled most …

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DTC Brand Solutions

Last-Mile Solutions for Your DTC Brand

There are no signs of eCommerce’s growth slowing anytime soon, especially for direct-to-consumer brands. Sure, the industry saw unparalleled growth in 2020, thanks largely in part to a shift in consumer buying patterns during the pandemic. According to one report, sales from eCommerce DTC brands reached $111.54 billion in 2020, up from $76.68 billion in sales …

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Navigating Carrier Capacity

Navigating Carrier Capacity

It’s estimated that during the 2021 holiday shopping season, delivery demand will exceed carrier capacity by over 5 million parcels per day.  Take a look at that statistic again: This isn’t the volume of packages delivered per day during this year’s holiday season. It’s the number of packages per day that exceed the capacity of carriers across the nation.  …

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ecommerce

How to Prepare Your eCommerce Brand for the Cyber Week Peak

Are your eCommerce brand’s operations ready for the Cyber Week peak? The sheer volume of orders and number of items sold during Cyber Week makes the five days the busiest, most intense week for online retailers. In fact, during the peak hour of Cyber Monday 2020, which happened from 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM, the …

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OceanX Sustainable Fulfillment

Sustainable eCommerce Packaging

Sustainability and environmental impact have taken on a new sense of urgency among major beauty and wellness brands that want to connect with an increasingly eco-conscious population. Even brands that have been around for decades like L’Oréal and Estée Lauder have shared their plans to achieve carbon neutrality, and other brands are sharing innovations with solutions like …

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Kitting

eCommerce Kitting and Order Fulfillment Services

On its own, order fulfillment can be a complicated process, and the right fulfillment partner can revolutionize this process, optimizing everything from the amount of time it takes to put a box together to the price and speed at which a package is shipped after an order is fulfilled.   But when it comes to kitting, fulfillment …

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eCommerce Fulfillment Cost

What You Should Know About eCommerce Fulfillment Pricing

It’s estimated that in 2020, two billion people purchased goods or services online and online retail sales passed $2.4 trillion worldwide. And? By 2022 it’s projected that these sales will grow to $5.4 trillion. FedEx alone delivered 6 million packages every day in 2020. Online retail is certainly surging and as a result, eCommerce brands …

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