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

A Guide to Peak Season Shipping Costs and Surcharges

The 2021 holiday season is set to be the biggest of all time, with $206.88 billion forecasted in e-commerce sales alone. With an uptick in sales comes an increase in packages routed through major shipping companies – in fact, package delivery demand is projected to exceed capacity by about 5 … Read More

What Is A Warehouse Management System?

To begin at the beginning, let’s first answer the question, “what is a warehouse management system?” A WMS, as it’s also known, is essentially software that assists in the organization and optimization of a business. A WMS may be integrated with primary inventory accounting methods, as well. But, that’s just … Read More

Prepare for Peak with Flowspace

With many major big box retailers like Best Buy, Target and Walmart closing ahead of Black Friday, holiday shopping is happening online, earlier in the season than ever before.  The online shopping habits consumers picked up during the pandemic aren’t going away, with so much money to be spent – … Read More

How To Use Flowspace to Run your FBA Business

The Amazon marketplace accounts for billions of dollars in sales every year, and is an important sales channel for many brands. Many of these brands rely on Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA), which makes them eligible for Prime delivery and offers other benefits to those that sell on the marketplace. Though … Read More