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Top 4 benefits of a good fulfillment partner

Posted by DM Fulfillment — November 16, 2016

Trusting an outside company with your products and reputation isn’t easy. But, the knowledge and expertise of a good fulfillment partner can be the difference between merely surviving and truly thriving.

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Best Practices, Part 2

Posted by DM Fulfillment — February 8, 2016

In Best Practices-Part 1, I talked about Vendor Compliance and the importance of following proper procedures with your inbound shipments to ensure a quality receipt and accurate inventory data. Now, let’s talk about how to better manage demand and replenishment to keep orders flowing. Read More. The bullwhip effect, where forecast accuracy decreases as we move further up the supply chain, can be somewhat controlled by good demand planning. And, since your fulfillment partner is a key component of your supply chain, you should be able to lean on them as a resource for:

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We understand the importance of your brand.

Posted by DM Fulfillment — November 3, 2015

St. Louis, Missouri – November 04, 2015 – Our goal is to provide superior fulfillment and distribution services, but it’s really more than that. We realize that when a prospect becomes a client, they’ve essentially handed us their trust to represent their brand.

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Best Practices, Part 1

Posted by DM Fulfillment — September 29, 2015

You’ve done your due diligence in finding a fulfillment partner — hours of research, meetings and more meetings, negotiations, facility tours, and a signed contract. Now it’s time to start filling the DCs with your products. But WAIT! How does this new fulfillment partner handle the receipt of your products? Was this part of your upfront conversations before you signed the contract? If not, it should have been. The quality of the receipt is where it all starts, and making sure your fulfillment partner has best practices in place is a crucial step in the process.

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What’s the cost of doing nothing?

Posted by DM Fulfillment — July 28, 2015

I love the discovery stage of the sales process — learning about a prospect’s business, understanding what is driving them to change and working through the process of identifying the solutions we offer that will address their challenges. Choosing to partner with a fulfillment provider or moving your business from one to another is a big decision, so it’s important to understand the impact of NOT making that change in order to justify the decision to move forward with it.

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Was your 4th quarter a fond memory or distant nightmare?

Posted by Ross Sherman — June 1, 2015

In your world, a lot happens in the 4th quarter. It can truly make or break your success for the entire year. Heading into the 4th quarter, you’re hopeful for increased sales volume, you’ve likely invested in more product to meet the expected demand and you may have even spent some of your budget on advertising to capture as much of the holiday bliss as possible. Everything is ready to go…or is it?

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Make the most of your tradeshow experience

Posted by Ross Sherman — April 23, 2015

Yes, attending a tradeshow is fun. It’s a chance to get out of the office, get out of your normal routine and engage in conversation with people in your industry. But, a tradeshow requires work or it will be a waste of money that could have been used for something more meaningful to your business.

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