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Author: Mungy

Entrepreneurs using the popular crowd-funding website Kickstarter are quickly learning that product manufacturing, fulfillment and distribution can be a huge headache. A recent CNNMoney survey of the top 50 most funded Kickstarter projects found that 84% missed their target delivery dates, with several projects being...

Same-day fullfillment optimizes efficiency for retailers on a tight schedule. Retailers are starting to have more same-day delivery options to evaluate, including both delivery to the customer and in-store pickup. Here’s a diagram from the shop.org Think Tank, to help visualize these options. As the...

The idea of trusting another business to handle your product fulfillment may seem nerve-racking. Whether you’re a new enterprise with smaller order volumes or a veteran business with sunk costs in warehousing facilities, running inventory management, order assembly and fulfillment in-house is likely not the...

Some folks wonder how product and marketing fulfillment got together. Operationally both rely on fast, efficient distribution processes for success. Each require minimizing what lean manufacturing, a decades old production optimization methodology, calls “the seven wastes:” 1. Over production 2. Over processing 3. Transportation 4. Motion 5. Inventory 6. Waiting 7. Scrap...