Modern Fulfillment

Healthcare products

Why Women’s Healthcare Products are Booming! (+ What is the Gender Gap?)

Have you ever stood in the middle of a drug store under poorly lit overhead lights, squinting at the fine print of an over-the-counter medicine/vitamin bottle, reading the suggested dosage? Or, possibly this has happened when unpackaging the medicine/vitamin bottle from an eCommerce store.  Here’s what they don’t advertise, recommended doses are formulated for men …

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FREY Selects OceanX As New Fulfillment Partner to Scale Operations and Improve Inventory Visibility

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Nov. 23, 2020  OceanX, a modern 3PL for growing direct-to-consumer brands, announced today that FREY, a provider of eco-friendly, uniquely fragranced laundry and personal care products, has selected OceanX as their new fulfillment partner. Since 2016, FREY has turned the outdated and commodified laundry care industry on its head by delivering products made with …

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OceanX Named a Multichannel Merchant Top 3PL for 2021

We’re excited to announce that OceanX has been named a MCM Top 3PL for 2021, joining dozens of other leading third-party logistics providers selected by Multichannel Merchant in its sixth annual directory. 3PLs, already growing in importance prior to COVID-19, have seen significant growth in 2020 as the massive shift to eCommerce fuels significant demand …

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carrier costs

Understanding Carrier Calculated Costs

Carrier/freight Cost Definition: “The amount you pay to transport goods from one place to another, whether by land, sea, or air.” (source: Upcounsel) Last week, our VP Fulfillment Logistics Professional Sean Compton, released a weekly update report and Vimeo about understanding carrier costs. In addition, we decided to write this article to explain the moving …

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amazon fbm

Is Fulfillment Experience Required for Amazon FBM?

Amazon is a universally beloved platform with 300 million registered users. This platform makes an excellent opportunity for business owners in the eCommerce space for product distribution, established customer loyalty, and brand visibility.  Early in your brand’s vision, there’s one big decision to consider – what fulfillment route should your company pursue? When juggling the …

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customer experience

Elevating Your Customer Experience from Online Store to Customer’s Door

One way or another, the term CX (customer experience) has entered the mind of most brand owners. Because, as we all know, one good or bad experience can linger on the consumer’s mind for a long-time, if not forever. With a single negative experience, 32% of customers would walk away from a company they loved, …

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personalized beauty

Personalized Beauty: What Happens Before & After Consumers Buy?

In the words of Blaise Pascal, Pensées, “There are three sources of belief: reason, custom, inspiration.”  The future for the beauty industry is many words but especially one: customized. In a Deloitte Research study, 36% of consumers expressed interest in purchasing personalized products or services, proving that customization is powerful.  Providing room for personalization and …

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Three Tips To Prepare eCommerce Fulfillment for Cyber-Week 

This year has been a wild ride for businesses across every industry. For businesses in the direct-to-consumer space, this year has brought on its own set of challenges. With many consumers adjusting purchase behaviors after months of cooperating with ‘safer at home’ measures,  eCommerce has transformed consumer shopping habits. And while the increase in online …

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How to Select a Fulfillment Partner for Your Beauty Brand

Customers prefer easy shopping experiences and personalized product options, so it’s no surprise that online shopping and subscription box services are becoming increasingly popular every year. While the increase of e-commerce and subscription box revenue is great for the bottom line, the behind-the-scenes fulfillment logistics can become a challenge to navigate when online orders continue …

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