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How Same-day Fulfillment Works  May 28, 2013 4:34 PM By Tim Parry

Same-day fulfillment continues to capture the attention of retailers, whether direct delivery to the customer or in-store pickup. Unlike a few months ago, retailers now have more same-day options to evaluate and test, including both in-house and outsourced approaches.

How Do 3PF Costs Compare to Your Internal Fulfillment Costs?  May 28, 2013 4:18 PM By Curt Barry

The proposed costs for third-party fulfillment (3PF) will depend on your company’s volume of orders and transactions, the service level metrics you set as standards, and your company profile data mentioned above. With that said, here are three examples of our clients that use outsourcing to handle their backend fulfillment. These are fully loaded costs, […]

Food Merchants Cut Shipping Costs Without Cutting Corners  May 28, 2013 3:49 PM By Daniela Forte

For direct-to-customer food merchants, the cost to ship merchandise can be rather steep. And when you add in factors such as package weight and spoilage risks, customer incentives such as free shipping is nearly impossible.

How to Prepare the Right Agents for Your Customers  May 14, 2013 3:23 PM

When customer service representatives are getting bombarded with upset customers, the reps themselves tend to start getting upset themselves. When you are looking to hire contact center reps, that’s part of an expectation you need to set. Here are three key takeaways from this article by Flavio Martins, VP of Customer Support at DigiCert on […]

3 Tips to Spring Clean Your Ecommerce Strategy  May 14, 2013 2:44 PM By Fred Lizza

Spring is the perfect time of year for small-to-medium size multichannel merchants to identify new ways to streamline their business operations and improve go-to-market programs. A good spring cleaning is in order as part of a solid plan that will attract new and repeat customers, allowing businesses to enjoy strong sales heading into the summer […]

Operations Summit 2013 Event  Mar 30, 2013 8:43 AM By MCM staff

Join leading brands like Victoria’s Secret, Gilt Groupe and The Limited April 23-25 2013 in Columbus, Ohio Visit the operationssummit.com web site Digital, mobile & catalog merchandise sales are skyrocketing Innovations in operations are exploding. To remain competitive, you need to come here and learn: How to control growing operations, fulfillment, and delivery costs How […]






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