What Is Last-Mile Delivery And How To Optimise It?


The evolution of e-commerce has literally changed every aspect of consumer buying behavior. More and more businesses and organizations are moving online. From e-commerce giants and retailers to small-time food and beverage chains, getting shipments to final destinations, servicing valuable customers, trimming down costs yet efficiently delivering what is promised has become crucial. By integrating […]

eCommerce Packaging Tips for Fulfilment Companies


The global eCommerce market has grown by leaps and bounds in the past decade, especially during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. The US eCommerce market with a projection of USD 563.4 billion revenue size is touted to become a market leader by 2025. This will open up new opportunities for eCommerce brands and marketers from […]

B2B vs B2C Order Fulfillment

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Order fulfillment is an important aspect of any eCommerce business. The process starts when a customer looks out for a product, places an order, and ends with it being delivered to him.  The process may be handled by the websites themselves (large international brands) or outsourced to a third-party logistics provider (3PL). Depending on the […]

How Can Manufacturers Use 3PL Inventory Management To Sell In The US?

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3PL or third-party logistics refers to outsourcing most or all the processes that form part of the supply chain to a third-party business, from receiving product orders to warehousing and finally delivering it to the customer. What is inventory management?  Inventory management is the process of auditing an inventory at different levels of the supply […]

How is Contract Warehousing Different From 3PL Warehousing?

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Retailers consider different warehousing options when deciding the best route for their business needs. Three common options retailers choose are private warehousing, public warehousing and contract warehousing.  Third-party logistics (3PL) warehousing is an increasingly common choice for e-commerce retailers. 3PL warehousing is a term that is commonly used interchangeably with contract warehousing but they’re not […]

Third-Party Warehousing And Distribution: What Is It?


Warehousing is an important component for any retail business to store products until they are ready to be shipped to customers. Managing warehouses well is a core responsibility for businesses to fulfill orders efficiently and add value to their company.  Companies can possibly operate private warehouses that they own and are operated by their employees. […]

3PL Warehouses: Key Management Strategies

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Businesses need warehouses to store products until it’s ordered and ready to be shipped out. Warehouses are more than just a storage area and are quickly becoming exceptionally sophisticated.  Handling an efficient warehouse management system requires coordinating staff, vendors, inventory logistics and technology.  There are businesses that handle all of these processes in-house, but lately, […]

How To Choose A Logistics Partner In The USA?

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E-commerce businesses have grown increasingly popular in recent times because of the convenience it brings.  Online shopping allows the elimination of intermediaries that hike up prices and lowers costs for businesses. In addition, the growth in e-commerce will enable enterprises to venture into other markets, which requires them to consider partners in other countries.  Buyers […]

A Complete Guide On Antidumping And Countervailing Duties in US

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Companies engaging in international trade need to research and be aware of laws and barriers to entry that are set up in different countries.  Antidumping (AD) and countervailing (CV) duties are imposed by the United States Department of Commerce (DoC) to protect local manufacturers in the US.  These fair trade laws were set by policy […]