One of the best ways to improve profitability in your warehouse is to reduce or eliminate waste. I addressed this in my last article, “Streamline Ecommerce Fulfillment with 5S Methodology,”... Read More »
Whether your order volume is 10 orders a day or 10,000 and whether you’re shipping orders from a garage, small warehouse, or a large automated facility, you can benefit from learning and... Read More »
In “Holiday Checklist for Ecommerce Operations,” my article last month, I shared steps to assist in your preparation for the upcoming seasonal rush.
In this article, I’ll offer tips to your warehouse team, to... Read More »
We’re fast approaching the time of year that typically accounts for more than 20 percent of annual retail sales. It usually defines whether a company is profitable or not. Communication, organization,... Read More »
Inventory is often the largest asset of ecommerce merchants. Inventory defines merchants’ businesses and their position in the marketplace. It defines customers’ expectations of the business.
For most ecommerce merchants, the... Read More »
For eight years I’ve held executive positions with third-party ecommerce fulfillment companies — functioning as intermediaries between merchants and customers. It’s a unique perspective, as I’m able to see what... Read More »
SKU management is the process of analyzing the cost of carrying each inventory item to ensure it is meeting the financial objectives of the business.
If your business is virtual and... Read More »
The barcode was first scanned in 1974, on a packet of Juicy Fruit gum. Since then, the technology used in scanning products in the retail marketplace has become commonplace. In... Read More »
Many new ecommerce businesses become overwhelmed with managing inventory and fulfillment. What started in a garage, with little fanfare, now requires more space and more organization. Perhaps the business is... Read More »
The days of being able to offer free shipping may be coming to an end for many ecommerce merchants. UPS and FedEx have implemented dimensional weight pricing for ground packages... Read More »