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Kitting Logistics Definition

Kitting logistics is an eCommerce fulfillment process for pre-assembling individual items into kits to make fulfillment faster and easier. Warehouse kitting is a service that some 3PLs offer. However, many eCommerce entrepreneurs don’t know they can take advantage of it. […]

Red Stag Fulfillment Inventory Management

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 […]

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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 […]

pick and pack fulfillment

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 […]

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The Importance of Warehouse and Inventory Management

Exceptional warehouse and inventory management are critical elements for a prosperous eCommerce business. Topline metrics like conversions, sales, and revenue aren’t the only measure of online sales success. The movement of products through your warehouse is equally critical to the […]

eCommerce returns

ECommerce Returns and Refunds: Best Practices

You’ve worked hard to differentiate yourself from the competition: You offer superb products and top-notch customer service coupled with exceptional order fulfillment. That all adds up to unbeatable value for your customer. But is your policy on eCommerce returns working […]

what is FIFO?

What Is FIFO? First In, First Out Explained

Like it or not, inventory management is critical to managing your eCommerce business. Smart inventory planning can make a big difference in your cash flow and profit margins. So, understanding the concept of FIFO (first in, first out) is essential. […]

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3PL Returns Processing: How It Works To Help Your Business

ECommerce sales are growing, reaching roughly $768 billion in 2021, but that means eCommerce returns are also on the rise. Returns processing is an integral part of your eCommerce business. It’s essential to understand the process so you can manage it well. […]