January 10, 2019
In our daily work, we talk to a lot of small and mid-sized companies about order fulfillment. These days, it’s not unusual for the conversation to turn to Amazon.
Amazon is a wonderful site for up-and-coming retailers, providing access to a tremendous marketplace and venue for business growth. Unfortunately, some Amazon policies create real fulfillment challenges for many companies.
For example, there are strict policies on everything from bar codes to Amazon product numbers. Amazon may also require your company to send two to three pallets at a time to their designated distribution centers. It’s expensive to send a few pallets to DCs scattered around the country!
With the holidays in the rearview mirror, it's time to consider other fulfillment services as an alternative to Amazon order fulfillment.
If you're frustrated, don’t despair. It’s easier than you think to sell your goods on Amazon and fulfill orders through another channel. Simply look for a fulfillment partner that:
With fulfillment, timing is always an issue – and never more so than this year, with the changes from Amazon and the peak holiday season upon us. If you have fulfillment questions or concerns, give us a call.
Verst is a family-owned 3PL with Midwestern values. We understand that the success of your business depends on getting the right products, to the right people, at the right time. We’re happy to talk with you about your needs, your KPIs
And we’ll answer your first question right now: Yes. We accept small orders.
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