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On Time and In Full (OTIF): An Essential ECommerce KPI

Tracking key performance indicators is a terrific way to assess your eCommerce fulfillment. One essential eCommerce KPI is OTIF: on time and in full. Your OTIF rate can highlight problems with your pick and pack processes so you can correct […]

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What is a Receiving Warehouse?

When thinking about the fulfillment process, the generalized steps are receiving inventory, storage, order picking, order packing, shipping, delivery, and returns. Any well-established 3PL knows this and makes sure that these steps are optimized. However, the most important step is […]

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What Does Fulfillment Batching Mean?

There are numerous hacks that 3PLs have developed to speed up eCommerce fulfillment. That’s essential because consumer demand for fast fulfillment increases every year. Fulfillment batching is one technique for making the pick and pack process more efficient.  Fulfillment batching […]

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The Benefits of Outsourcing Inventory Management

Tracking and managing inventory can be time-consuming and challenging, but it’s also vital to your eCommerce success. Improved inventory planning can help you run your business more efficiently and profitably. Outsourcing inventory management is an excellent way to boost your […]

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How Kitting and Bundling Can Help You Maximize Profits

Kitting and bundling have shifting meanings in eCommerce fulfillment. Some use the words interchangeably, while others have different definitions for each term. Both refer to selling products in a group instead of individually, and both kitting and bundling can help […]

The Subscription Fulfillment Process

The subscription business model has been around for a long time, and not just for newspapers and magazines. A century ago, people got regular deliveries of dairy products. At that time, the subscription fulfillment service was the milkman who left […]

How to Ship Food

From meal prep plans to sending treats to your loved ones, shipping food is something everyone has either gone through or was on the receiving end. It’s not as easy as sending a simple package. However, today’s technology has made […]

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How Accurate Fulfillment Drives Repeat Sales

UPS provides a range of helpful resources for eCommerce companies, including numerous white papers. One of them, the UPS 2021 Holiday Shipping Experience Report, contains valuable data that you can use to improve customer retention. But, while the report includes […]

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What Is Pick to Box and Who Should Use It?

Pick and pack is the heart of the eCommerce fulfillment process. The picker takes pick lists to the warehouse floor and pulls the products to fill the orders. The packer boxes those items and prepares them for shipping. The pick […]