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Ways to Boost Your Bottom Line with Smarter Reverse Logistics

Posted by Mallory on Feb 10, 2016 6:04:26 PM

Reverse logistics can be the black hole of your warehouse and a part of doing business that many of us don’t choose to focus on. But, if you manage a high volume of returns, the process you have in place may be costing you money.

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Topics: Warranty Returns, Reverse Logistics, Remarketing, Sales, 3PL, Returns, Multichannel Marketing, Inventory

Pain-free Solutions for Excess Inventory

Posted by Mallory on Jan 20, 2016 2:50:07 PM

Sometimes too much of a good thing is, well, not so good for your business. Take inventory for example; your company needs it to meet customer demands, but what do you do when your inventory begins to take over the warehouse? Holding on to excess inventory ties up your capital, while bringing nothing in return.

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Topics: Warranty Returns, Reverse Logistics, Remarketing, Marketing, E-Commerce, Online Retail Sales, Sales, 3PL, Returns, Multichannel Marketing

5 Ways Multichannel Exposure Saves Time

Posted by Mallory on Jan 13, 2016 3:53:36 PM

No two snowflakes are identical and no two customers are exactly alike. We know this from the plethora of marketing research that has been done, attempting to identify the best single way to approach online sales. But you are not trying to appeal to a single type of shopper. You are trying to reach a myriad of different types of shopping personalities.

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Topics: Marketing, E-Commerce, Online Retail Sales, Sales, Multichannel Marketing

What to do When Warranty Returns Overtake Your Warehouse

Posted by Mallory on Jan 7, 2016 2:15:24 PM

Drowning in a sea of warranty returns? You are not alone. It is that special time of year when warranty returns, combined with other product returns, can physically overtake your warehouse and what feels like every spare moment of your time. If your stress level is on the rise and your valuable employees are more focused on returns from yesterday than the business of tomorrow, you need a solid strategic solution.  A third party logistics service provider can help create a customized plan to maximize results.

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Topics: Warranty Returns, Reverse Logistics, Remarketing, E-Commerce, Online Retail Sales, Sales, 3PL, Returns

Surviving Limited Staff and High Volume Consumer Electronics

Posted by Mallory on Dec 23, 2015 4:08:02 PM

It is that time of year when the pressure to deliver- and dare we dream- excel, with excellent customer service, inventory management, shipping schedules, and the inevitable influx of returns, can completely overwhelm the flow of your business. Trying to maintain your profit margins and your sanity, often with limited staff and high volume consumer demands, is a very real challenge that many businesses must overcome.

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Topics: Warranty Returns, Reverse Logistics, Remarketing, Marketing, E-Commerce, Online Retail Sales, Sales, 3PL, Returns

Easier Ways to Manage an Online Storefront

Posted by Mallory on Dec 16, 2015 1:05:53 PM

Managing your company’s online store can be a daunting task, especially during the busiest periods of the year when demands for your attention may outweigh the hours in any given day. This stress has become an expected aspect of doing business for many companies that rely on Business to Consumer (B2C) or Business to Business (B2B) online sales channels. So naturally, finding easier methods of management and support for your online store is critical, not just for today’s bottom line, but for your company’s future growth.

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Topics: Warranty Returns, Reverse Logistics, Remarketing, Marketing, E-Commerce, Online Retail Sales, Sales, Returns

Solutions for Warranty Return Management

Posted by Mallory on Dec 9, 2015 5:32:28 PM

A company can see warranty returns as either a hassle or an opportunity. If you are questioning how this aspect of your business can be viewed with positivity, you may require a better solution to expertly manage your warranty returns and eliminate the hassle, for both you and your customers.

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Topics: Warranty Returns, Reverse Logistics, Remarketing, Marketing, E-Commerce, Sales, 3PL, Returns

How to Unlock the Value of Surplus Inventory

Posted by Mallory on Nov 18, 2015 3:57:08 PM

Increasing Your Bottom Line with Surplus Inventory

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Topics: Warranty Returns, Reverse Logistics, IT Asset Disposition, Remarketing, Marketing, E-Commerce, Online Retail Sales, Sales

Internet Tax – What it Means for E-commerce #NoNetTax

Posted by Allyson on Nov 4, 2015 9:57:31 AM

How much of your business is driven by tax-free online shopping? If you had to charge sales tax, would you understand how it is calculated in each state? How will you manage implementing the required software needed to comply with this law and all it complexities? These are the questions that have many online retailers concerned for the future of e-commerce. The fact is, 2015 could be the year that changes internet purchasing forever.

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Topics: E-Commerce, Online Retail Sales, Sales

How to Grow Your Customer Base Online

Posted by Allyson on Oct 29, 2015 12:51:50 PM

Consumer behavior has changed dramatically over the past two decades. While marketers used to see great results from direct marketing campaigns, the overwhelming majority of online purchasing decisions are now driven by e-commerce channels. The online environment offers unprecedented opportunities to recoup value from your challenged inventory, returns, and end-of-life equipment – but only if you know how to reach your customers. Put simply: You need to be where your customers are.

This is what your competitors are vying for: E-commerce sales in United States alone will reach $349 billion this year, a 14 percent increase over 2014, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. And the growth will continue unabated with sales expected to nearly double to just over half a trillion dollars by 2019, a report by eMarketer states.

To stay competitive, you need to master multichannel marketing.

 

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Topics: Marketing, E-Commerce, Online Retail Sales, Sales

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