Efficiency Through Fulfillment Automation

The 3PL business is low-margin. If you are a fulfillment service provider, you understand the importance of optimizing efficiencies. In order to maximize profitability, it is extremely important to reduce manual touch points in your process. One way to do this is through fulfillment automation. As a result, you are able to run as lean as possible.

The right fulfillment technology is key to reducing these manual touch-points. This allows you to automate your order processing through pre-defined rules.

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Fulfillment Billing Pro Tips to Avoid Feeling Like Bill Murray in Groundhog Day!

Do you find yourself feeling like Bill Murray in Groundhog Day when it comes to billing your customers every month? Are you lost in the black hole of combing through data? How did we get into this mess anyway?

Oh yeah, we want to make money! Let’s start at the beginning. Landing a new fulfillment account is challenging and often ends up in negotiation and customized terms and pricing. Long after the deal is done and the inventory shows up at your receiving bay, many teams suffer the consequences of customized pricing schedules for years.

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What Are Your Fulfillment Tech Resolutions for 2019?

Another hectic holiday season is behind us and we can now start tackling the resolutions we made on New Year’s Eve. Many of us have made the predictable resolutions: to lose weight, get in shape, save more, etc. These are certainly worthy personal goals (that we’ll hopefully stick with). But they’re not likely to impact your fulfillment business.

This year, try setting new “fulfillment tech resolutions.” In other words, set goals for improving your fulfillment operation by better leveraging technology. Fulfillment companies rely on various technologies, such as order management systems, warehouse management systems, and shipping systems. Each play a critical role in the success of the business. The beginning of the year is a great time to take a fresh look at your technology. Take some time to explore what (if any) changes could be made to improve your fulfillment operation.

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