3 Things You Must Know About Ecommerce Order Fulfillment

| MCM Staff

To be successful as an ecommerce seller, you have to do a lot of things right, and one of them is order fulfillment. Find out how free trumps fast, how too many customer choices can cause issues, and how multi-unit shipments lead to efficiencies.

customer service, customer experience, call center, customer service reps

How Retailers Can Better Leverage Vendors

| MCM Staff

Take a moment to think about your ideal customer. The easy answer might be “the person who spends the most money,” but there’s really so much more that composes an ideal customer. Here is how you can choose the right vendors to fit all the needs of the customer.

Amazon Using Logistics for FBA Orders, Pushing Ahead on Drones

| Mike O'Brien

An Amazon executive said the company at this point is just using its recent investments in logistics and transportation to handle internal capacity, including servicing sellers using its Fulfilled by Amazon (FBA) program where it handles third-party orders. See what else he said about the company’s logistics focus, as well as the status of its drone delivery program.

5 Surefire Ways to Improve Your Customer Service

| Curt Barry

You expend big sums of money to launch websites, acquire customers, put contact centers and fulfillment in place, but how do you actually monitor customer service performance? To avoid the kinds of issues that can cause even loyal shoppers to vote with their feet, here are 5 tried-and-true ways to improve your customer service.

warehouse, distribution center, fulfillment center, ecommerce, ecommerce fulfillment

Ecommerce Drives Booming Canadian Warehouse Market

| Mike O'Brien

Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust, with FedEx and Best Buy as clients, said ecommerce will make up 50% of its Canadian warehouses, up from 30% today. See what other plans the company has, including wooing Amazon as a client north of the border.

Achieving Intelligent Omnichannel Order Allocation

| Allison Manetakis

Intelligent omnichannel order allocation allows you to make smarter order fulfillment decisions. With real-time inventory visibility across warehouses, stores and 3PLs, you can dynamically set up and apply business rules to automate processes, reduce costs, speed delivery or combine a number of factors to profitably meet customer expectations.