Fulfillment Warehousing

The Time to Switch From FBA to FBM with Flowspace is Now: Part I

Due to the Coronavirus epidemic, Amazon recently announced that it will be suspending shipments of all nonessential products to its warehouses and prioritizing medical supplies, household staples and other high-demand products to its warehouses until April 5. That’s good news for the medical professionals who desperately need those products but bad news for sellers who …

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10 Strategies for Reducing Supply Chain and Logistics Costs

There is no doubt about it. If you want to run a successful e-commerce business, you have to minimize your logistics costs. But how do you reduce logistics costs without sacrificing service or customer satisfaction? Fortunately, the majority can be mitigated with sound logistics planning, informed decision-making, and the right 3PL to back you up. …

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9 Mistakes eCommerce Businesses Make Before the Holidays and How to Avoid Them

If you’re an eCommerce business then you know that the last two months of the year can make or break your business. That’s no exaggeration. Last year, 2018, Cyber Monday was the largest online shopping day in American history. In this article we’ll explain the 9 biggest mistakes eCommerce businesses make before the holidays and …

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How Does a 3PL Differentiate Itself from Its Competitors?

The warehousing and fulfillment industry is large, fragmented, and populated with 3PLs seeking to seize control of an eCommerce logistics market forecast to gross more than $880 million by 2024. Many 3PLs offer near identical services that range from warehousing activities to transportation services and value-added capabilities such as WMS tools and fulfillment automation. If you’re …

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How Globalization Impacts Supply Chain Management

In recent decades the world has become much, much smaller than it used to be. The internet and significant improvements to transportation infrastructures has turned the world into one globalized market. This global market offers businesses opportunities to reach new customers and secure a diverse selection of new workers, materials, and products. Though the opportunities …

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