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Amazon Custom Order Management

As you might know, Amazon is a retail force to be reckoned with. While they cater to millions of people a year, most of the products customers buy are regular stock products, made in factories with no customizable options. With the rising popularity of handmade items and the rise of Etsy as a sales platform, […]

Micro Fulfillment Centers

Micro Fulfillment Centers With so many online sales as of the past few years, many companies have started looking into more warehouse options, including the recent development of micro fulfillment centers. These locations can be tempting because they’re presented as a way to help companies generate more sales and improve customer support, but there are […]

Inventory management – terms, formulas, and more

  What is Inventory Management? Inventory management is basically the process of ordering, handling, storing, and using a company’s non-capitalized assets – its inventory. Some businesses deal with raw materials and components, while others may only deal with finished products that are ready for sale. The key takeaways are that inventory management comes down to […]

What is contract warehousing?

What is contract warehousing? Contract warehousing is an arrangement in which a partner warehouse agrees to receive, store and ship goods for a client. The contract usually dictates the terms of service and length of the agreement. The time-frame can vary from months to years and the fee structure can be fixed cost, costs-plus or […]

Fulfillment by Amazon – Do the benefits outweigh the fees?

Fulfilled by Amazon is one of the most popular services offered by Amazon, and it is being used by businesses of all sizes. We’ve seen this service grow in popularity over the past few years, and due to the current circumstances, many businesses have adopted this FBA model. There are many factors that you need […]

How to keep track of your inventory

Inventory tracking Keeping track of your inventory can be a bit uninteresting. Inventory tracking is one of things that you really don’t think about, nor care about until something goes really, really wrong. Messing up inventory tracking can have catastrophic results for an ecommerce business. What could happen if you get it wrong? I’m glad […]