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Distribution Logistics: What is it? Definition, Basics & Guidelines

Before the goods you order online can be packed and shipped to your door, other processes have to move goods through the supply chain first. That’s where distribution logistics comes in. Learn what it’s all about and how it works in our latest post.
 
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Order Fulfillment — What is it and Why is it Important for eCommerce?

The order fulfillment process is what makes the wheels of eCommerce turn. It’s also a central piece of retail logistics chains and logistics services generally. But for something that plays such a crucial role in retail and eCommerce, the order fulfillment process is largely unknown to those outside the industry.
 
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Logistics Services — What Are They & Why Are They Important for eCommerce?

You simply cannot create a successful online store without reliable logistics services. What are those services and why are they essential to eCommerce success? In this post we look at everything between the moment a customer makes an online purchase until the time it’s actually delivered to learn more about logistics as well as share some advice on how to select the right logistics partner.
 
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eCommerce Logistics: Handy Tips and Guidelines

Lots of ecommerce operations know they could benefit from working with a logistics partner but don't know where to start or how to tell one from another. That's why we put together this list of tips for anyone looking into the basics of the logistics industry. Read and learn the questions you should ask when talking to potential logistics partners.
 
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Warehousing and Distribution: eCommerce Fulfillment in Europe

Between the time you order something online and when it shows up at your door, there’s an important logistics process in between that makes online shopping possible. Read about the role of warehousing and distribution and how eCommerce operations benefit from working with a logistics specialist.
 
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15 questions you should ask when looking for a fulfillment partner

Selecting a logistics partner is an important decision and that’s why you need to ask these 15 questions up front before you make a choice. From the obvious to a few things you probably haven’t thought of, it’s all here.
 
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Why are packaging materials getting more expensive? A look at the causes of this problem and possible solutions

Packing materials are a fundamental if often overlooked part of eCommerce. That’s changing now due to the sudden and dramatic rise in their cost, which is driving changes throughout the industry. Read our new post to learn why this is happening along with tips for dealing with this new, more expensive reality.
 
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What is a stock audit and how is it performed?

While there’s no one standard way of conducting a stock audit, they are still essential for gaining an accurate picture of your business and financial performance. Read about the most common ways to count inventory and what’s involved in the process.