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Order Fulfillment Guide 2021

The Ultimate Guide to eCommerce Fulfillment in 2021

You may have the best product on the market, a captivating website, and a world-class marketing team, but if your eCommerce business doesn’t focus on providing exceptional fulfillment, you could be losing quite a bit of revenue. When it comes to online retail, shipping rates and times are becoming more and more important to savvy …

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3PL - Inventory Forecasting

The Definitive Guide to Fulfillment Inventory Forecasting Methods

Without a proven strategy in place to forecast future inventory needs, many retailers could take a big hit if they order the wrong amount of a particular product. It’s estimated that U.S. retailers are currently holding $1.43 in inventory for every $1.00 in sales that they make. This means that one incorrect guess could be …

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Fulfillment Warehouses

Fulfillment Warehouses: Why Fulfillment Centers are the Ideal Solution for Expanding DTC Brands

In 2020, global retail eCommerce sales grew to an astonishing $4.28 trillion. While this growth may have been thanks in large part to social distancing and shutdowns, this growth isn’t likely to stop anytime too. As a matter of fact, e-retail sales are expected to reach $5.4 trillion in 2022. Worldwide, online shopping is one …

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e-Commerce Packaging

Everything You Need to Know About eCommerce Packaging in 2021

From an early age, we are taught not to judge a book by its cover, but that doesn’t mean that as consumers, we aren’t susceptible to first impressions and split-second judgments.  In the world of eCommerce retail, a customer’s first impression isn’t of the goods they purchase from an online retailer, it’s the packaging. After …

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ULTA Supplier Operations Recognizes OceanX Client For B2B Operational Excellence

In 2020 ULTA’s Beauty Supplier Operations team rolled out a quarterly program to recognize brand partners who achieved operational excellence. We are happy to announce that our client, Meaningful Beauty, has been recognized by this program under the ‘Plum for Perfection Lipstick’ category for their 2020 4th Quarter performance. To obtain this recognition, Meaningful Beauty’s …

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OceanX Order Management Tools

Why eCommerce Fulfillment Technology is Essential in 2021

We hear fabled success stories all the time about major companies like the founders of Apple getting their start working in their garage until they could scrape up enough funds to expand their operations, or Estée Lauder starting with just a few products that she sold at a handful of salons in her area after …

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OceanX Order Fulfillment

Improving Your Order Fulfillment Strategy for 2021

Processing and shipping orders each day can easily take up a huge portion of your time and energy, not to mention a sizable part of your operating expenses. Many online retailers chalk this up as a necessary evil though and continue to overwork themselves to handle these tasks on their own. The problem with toughing …

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Ecommerce Fulfillment

The Changing World of eCommerce Fulfillment in 2021

If you’re looking for signs that the field of eCommerce is booming, you needn’t look further than Amazon. Beginning in April 2020, the online retail giant hired 100,000 additional employees in their fulfillment centers to respond to the surge in online orders they were experiencing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s all part …

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3PL OceanX

Your 3PL Guide: What is 3PL and How Do You Find the Right One?

Running an eCommerce business is hard enough. Online shopping has been on the rise for years—subscription retail data in particular—but especially since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve seen a sharp rise in the total amount of online shopping and eCommerce-related shipping. Just how much of an increase in online shopping have we seen …

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3PL OceanX

3PL Versus 4PL: What is the Difference?

The 2020 calendar year has brought about a slew of major changes in a multitude of ways, and the online retail and logistics world is certainly no exception. The COVID-19 pandemic in particular has forever altered online shopping behaviors and how consumers use eCommerce and digital solutions.  Following the onset of the pandemic, it’s reported …

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