Modern Fulfillment

Omnichannel Fulfillment

The Ins and Outs of Omnichannel Fulfillment

Omnichannel fulfillment is the latest buzzword in getting consumer goods from the warehouse to the mailbox. Selling in brick-and-mortar stores isn’t enough. Selling from a personal eCommerce platform isn’t enough. Selling with online retail titans like Amazon isn’t enough.  Consumers want to be able to buy the products they want from anywhere. Online retailers are …

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Fulfillment Center

What is a Fulfillment Center?

Fulfilling online orders and ensuring they get to their intended destination quickly and efficiently is a complicated process—likely even more so than the average consumer realizes.  In fact, the average package purchased via an eCommerce retailer is handled 20 times before it arrives at a customer’s doorstep. Packages sold in retail stores are only handed …

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Amazon Seller Fulfilled Prime: What You Might Not Know

Amazon Prime is a major subscription in the U.S. and abroad. There are 148.6 million subscribers to Amazon Prime stateside and as many as 200 million subscribers globally. Tapping into that market can be majorly profitable for online retailers.  Amazon’s reach is massive. In September of 2020 alone, Amazon had 2.44 billion visits over desktop …

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ecommerce fulfillment

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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