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The Order Fulfillment Process

A Technology-First, Direct-to-Consumer Fulfillment Process    There’s a lot of talk about what a modern third-party logistics (3PL) provider does, and how this compares to the work of a traditional 3PL company. Of course, 3PLs handle the order fulfillment process, including:   Warehousing and warehouse management  Picking and packing  Inventory forecasting and inventory management  Order fulfillment services  Packing and freight …

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Order Fulfillment

What is Order Fulfillment? Everything You Need to Know

Direct-to-consumer brands are likely aware of some of the work that eCommerce fulfillment providers offer to online retailers. Once a customer clicks the “Buy” button in a vendor’s online marketplace, this order becomes part of a larger process that involves receiving and storing inventory, processing orders, picking and packing orders into boxes, and sending items …

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Order Fulfillment Strategy: 3 Crucial Tips (2021 Update)

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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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 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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