Reorder Point: Formula and Guide to Calculating ROP

ROP Formula

Proper inventory management is crucial to running a successful business – and there are many different variables that are involved in ensuring your company always has an appropriate level of inventory on hand at all times. One of the most important variables is inventory forecasting, which helps in knowing your company’s reorder point, or the […]

Guide to Supply Chain Management (SCM)

Most companies have supply chains that are far from simple, making their management challenging and complex. Yet, in order to run a successful business and grow operations to meet your goals, effective supply chain management is crucial. In addition to streamlining the complex network of activities to get a product from a supplier to a […]

Inventory Days on Hand: Guide to Optimization

Inventory Days on Hand

Inventory Days on Hand is one of the most important metrics that merchants use for inventory management – and in this guide, we’ll help you understand it better. Learn about optimization strategies, how to calculate it, the benefits of optimizing it and more. What are Inventory Days on Hand? Inventory Days on Hand is a […]

Understanding Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)

Warehouse Management Systems

On a basic level, the supply chain is the process by which businesses get products to consumers. A well-implemented supply chain streamlines this process, while a poor one does not. Implementing a robust warehouse management system (WMS) can significantly streamline all aspects of the supply chain, enhancing operational efficiencies, saving money, and resulting in a […]

Guide to Order Management Systems (OMS)

Order Management System

An Order Management System, or OMS, is a tool that helps retail businesses track the likes of orders, inventory and fulfillment – all of which help to streamline and add a new layer of transparency from the initial point-of-sale to the last mile of delivery. And as the order management process becomes more complex with […]

B2B Fulfillment Services: Streamlining Business Supply Chains

Business-to-business, or B2B, fulfillment is the process of storing, picking, packing, and shipping products from one business to another. It differs from business-to-consumer, or B2C, fulfillment in that products are moved from one business to another and not from a business to the consumer. One similarity between B2B and B2C fulfillment, however, is the importance […]

Ecommerce Inventory Management Guide

The days of retailers relying solely on a single warehouse have faded in the industry’s rearview mirror. Competing for market share in the ecommerce age requires multiple product access and delivery channels interconnected by advanced technologies and software. Despite the fact that companies need to acquire innovative methods to track, stock, and ship goods and […]

Top ShipBob Competitors & Alternatives

ShipBob claims it’s among the leading fulfillment sites for ecommerce businesses, notably when it comes to direct-to-consumer brands. With global fulfillment locations, pick-pack-ship services, advanced analytics, and easy integration with local and global carriers, ShipBob has become the third-party logistics (3PL) platform of choice for leading brands, which include Black Claw, Prymal, Drop FX and […]

Omnichannel Logistics

Ominchannel Logistics

The days of consumers driving to retail outlets and selecting products from what’s available have faded in our rearview mirrors. That’s largely because e-commerce platforms exceeded $5.7 trillion in the U.S. last year and are expected to top $8 trillion by 2027. This trend has been a red flag for brick-and-mortar retailers and companies that […]

Omnichannel Fulfillment

Omnichannel Fulfillment

To say the order fulfillment expectations of consumers have evolved would be something of an understatement. The words “next day delivery” resonate loudly, and not every retailer can make that promise. And if a customer cannot get a product within a week, they often buy it somewhere else. Enter omnichannel logistics and fulfillment, a technology-based […]