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A survey found that 98% of customers say the delivery experience is a key part of their brand loyalty. After all, fast deliveries usually equal happy customers. And with rapid advancements in technology, customers are propelled towards same-day and next-day delivery expectations. So, what stands in the way of rapid fulfillment and delivery? Disorganized warehouse layouts and inefficient picking are amongst the biggest culprits. Running a warehouse is all about… Continue reading

In the world of e-commerce, you place an enormous amount of trust in the delivery process. That’s because it ensures that your customers actually receive the products that you’ve spent so long to design, market, and sell. However, there inevitably comes a time when deliveries are delayed or disrupted in some way. You’ve almost certainly experienced this as a buyer – maybe you’ve been told that the package has been… Continue reading

The consistent, successful flow of any complete supply chain, depends on a proper warehouse management system (WMS) - and for warehouse managers, true success lies in the orchestration of an efficient operation. But how does a manager keep up with scaling, densified inventories? Any information system that provides answers to the crucial "Who, What, When and Where", is one that can help a manager succeed in running smooth operations. Information… Continue reading

Inventory audits are essential for maintaining ideal stock levels, cutting carrying costs, and avoiding stock outs. Businesses can employ warehouse inventory audits, such as cycle counts and ABC analysis to enhance inventory control. Knowing the different types of warehouse inventory audits and how to incorporate them into your inventory management strategy is essential for improving operations. Why is it Important to Conduct a Warehouse Inventory Audit? Conducting a warehouse inventory… Continue reading

International trade facilitates the transfer of products and services between countries, each with its legal framework and taxation policies. Tariffs, taxes, and customs duties influence the cost and viability of international trade. However, if these issues are poorly understood, unexpected shipping costs and delays could arise for businesses. Make better choices by understanding the effects of taxes, tariffs, and customs duties on the world economy. What are Customs Duties? Customs… Continue reading

Amazon offers multiple fulfillment options for sellers, each with pros and cons. Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) allows sellers to store their products in Amazon's fulfillment centers, while Fulfillment by Merchant (FBM) requires sellers to handle storage, packing, and shipping themselves. Some sellers also choose to use a combination of both to enhance their operations. Selecting the ideal fulfillment solution is essential to your Amazon business's success. Before choosing a fulfillment… Continue reading

Inventory management is key to running a successful business, yet many organizations struggle to maintain accurate stock levels and avoid unnecessary write-offs. Inventory discrepancies can lead to financial losses and impact overall profitability. It is important to know how to implement effective inventory management strategies to increase profits and avoid inventory write-offs. Following these tips can improve your inventory management processes and increase profitability. What Causes Inventory Write-offs in a… Continue reading

Regarding international shipping, there are certain terms and conditions to be aware of, which might affect the entire cost and responsibility for the package. Understanding the fundamental differences between DDP vs DDU will help you choose a better shipping carrier and get the information you need for your shipping requirements. How Does DDP Differ from DDU? The distinction between DDP (Delivered Duty Paid) and DDU (Delivered Duty Unpaid) is based… Continue reading

The Harmonized System (HS) and the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) are codes used to categorize goods for export. They assist in figuring out the sales taxes and levies that are applicable to imported or exported items. On the other hand, individuals unfamiliar with these codes may find it difficult to decode them. We will dissect the distinctions between HS and HTS codes, describe their applications, and offer advice for the… Continue reading

Running a business involves various tasks like managing inventory and shipping products. Fulfillment companies can handle these tasks, freeing up time for business owners. However, there are potential problems with using fulfillment companies that you should think about. Before deciding to use one, consider the pros and cons and how these fulfillment issues might affect your business. What are the Common Fulfillment Issues that You Need to Know? Comprehending typical… Continue reading

What Our Customers Say About Us And Our Work

Jo-Ann Hill

I want to say thank you for your help in finding a warehouse so quickly. Your service was amazing. I received replies the same day and have selected a company that will work well for us. I definitely recommend your services.

Vee Zeniuk

I wanted to express my gratitude for your services and let you know that it was a very enjoyable experience! We have selected one of the companies and they are awesome!

Mujeeb

You are doing such a great job and this service that you provide is a life saver for people especially startups like me....We cannot spend budgets on researching as much as the big firms can...and you provide us one stop solution which will answer all our questions.

Joyce Sloss

I just wanted to let you know that I selected one of your vendors as our fulfillment house. They can do what we need and we’re looking forward to working with them. They can handle our “special projects” fulfillment, which was key to our decision in bringing them onboard. I appreciate this service. It was great for our company.

Jeffrey Schmidt

I didn’t know there was so much difference in fulfillment companies — this was my first time in need of this sort of service. After a Google search I luckily stumbled upon WarehousingAndFulfillment.com. They saved me an incredible amount of time and money. Within minutes I had a couple of emails from good companies that fit my situation. I am very appreciative of their help.

Eric Kolb

Warehousing and Fulfillment was the perfect matchmaker in finding us a fulfillment partner. They provided several great options, all of whom were very responsive and willing to take the time to talk through our needs. We ended up going with W&F’s top match and we couldn’t be happier. I highly recommend W&F, particularly to anyone whose business relies on a strong fulfillment partner.

Paul Sauer

We were having multiple issues with our 3PL fulfilling warranty replacement parts. Our company needed to make a change and make one fast. I reached out to WarehousingAndFulfillment.com to facilitate my search for a reputable, service oriented 3PL that can handle the demands of a highly seasonal business to pick, pack and ship parts quickly. I received several qualified 3PL leads that matched what we were looking for. After reviewing and speaking with many one stood out from the rest, and we found a great partner. We could not recommend WarehousingAndFulfillment.com enough.

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Denis Mills

We found the perfect third-party fulfillment vendor through insightQuote. We never would have found them on our own. We can’t thank you enough and our customers thank you too.

Sarah De Munck

Thanks for all of your help. This was a huge undertaking for us and your guidance was extremely helpful!

Gwynne MacHattie

Thank you so much for your excellent service. We have chosen one to go forward with. This has saved us a great deal of time.

Ash Cook

They really listened to our requirements and then matched us with great vendors that could meet our specific challenges.

Corky Bless

I just wanted to say thank you so much for setting me up with these vendors. I have found pricing better than I ever expected to find.

Brian Chui

Legit, this was such a good experience ... I was shocked how fast the vendors contacted me and got the ball rolling. This was such a pleasant experience

Donald Willick

What an awesome service. A problem I fought with daily for over 3 weeks, solved in less than 24 hours.

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