Amazon quickly set itself apart by offering customers free shipping on certain orders. Even though they racked up some big net losses, they still managed to come out on top, and the move has had the added effect of influencing customer expectations. Now, consumers are increasingly demanding that ecommerce companies offer free shipping, but everyone … Read moreIs Free Shipping Truly “Free”?
All businesses want to succeed, but sudden growth can sometimes bring with it a lot of nerve-wracking decisions. As an ecommerce company’s supply chain operations expand to accommodate such growth, shipping processes can become a lot more expensive. Switching to multi-location fulfillment can be a viable option for some firms that have reached this point, … Read moreIs Multi-Location Order Fulfillment Always The Right Choice?
The online shopping world has been dealing with significant demographic changes in recent years. Speaking at the Omni-Channel Conference, mySupermarket Director of Brand Partnerships Mandy Critchley spoke about how demographics will affect the future market. According to Critchley, the key period between researching grocery products and buying them is generally two days, at which point … Read moreOmni-Channel Logistics Success Hinges on Customer Understanding
There are a lot of reasons why you might need to measure warehouse travel, whether you’re working on developing labor standards or you’re instituting Pay-for-Performance. The best way to go about this will depend on your warehouse’s size, the type of work in question, and other variables. Here is a look at the three top … Read moreTop 3 Methods of Measuring Warehouse Travel