From Stuck to Scaled: How to Improve Peak Season Performance

The holiday season is a critical time, as most brands see an outsize portion of their sales in the fourth quarter, and longtime Flowspace customer Rukket Sports is no exception. With demand for Rukket’s sports equipment at an all-time high, the company found itself shut out of other fulfillment services … Read More

Tips for Peak Season Holiday Fulfillment

The holiday season is paramount for e-commerce businesses, with many retailers doubling or tripling their average profits over a few short months. Though holiday shopping officially kicks off on Black Friday, e-commerce brands must prepare for holiday fulfillment months in advance to ensure a smooth and successful selling season.  One … Read More

Why Do Brands Need Omnichannel Fulfillment for Peak Season?

Customers today demand the option to discover and shop for brands across multiple channels. With the proliferation of shopping channels – from DTC sites to marketplaces to social media and messaging apps – shopping habits have spread, and brands need a way to connect all their e-commerce channels without setting … Read More

Warehouse Management System vs Inventory Management System

If you’re a brand of any size in the ever-growing world of e-commerce, you’ve likely experienced the confusion that can come with learning and understanding industry terminology. Some terms can seem conflatable when they’re not, while others may appear wildly divergent when in fact, they can be used interchangeably.  This … Read More

Flowspace for Food and Beverage Fulfillment

E-commerce continues to grow as the preferred shopping channel for consumers across every industry – including food and beverage. In fact, revenue from the e-commerce sale of food and beverage is anticipated to rise to $25.7 billion per year by 2025. With more consumers ordering grocery products directly to their … Read More

The Ultimate DTC Holiday E-Commerce Guide

The holidays might not be top of mind yet for most consumers, but brands and retailers know that planning for these make-or-break moments starts early. This year, early means now. Many major big box retailers, including Best Buy, Target and Walmart, will close their doors to shoppers on Thanksgiving Day, … Read More

Inventory Accounting Methods

Other than learning how to forecast inventory as a business owner in the retail market, understanding how to accurately account for your assets is vital to your company’s financial success. That’s where inventory accounting methods come into play. Inventory accounting allows you to assign value to all of your assets—from … Read More

Getting the Holiday Customer Experience Right

As holiday shopping shifts online, the customer experience takes place on the screen and behind the scenes. Without the in-store experience to rely on, it’s even more important that e-commerce brands nail the digital customer journey, particularly during the high-volume holiday season.  This means planning for an optimized fulfillment and … Read More

How to Forecast Inventory

One of the most difficult aspects of running a business—particularly within the e-commerce space—involves inventory management. It’s a tricky task to determine how much inventory you should maintain at any given time. As a business owner, you must walk a fine tightrope to avoid having too much or too little … Read More