What is Last-Mile Logistics?

Many retailers in Australia are familiar with the idea of outsourcing fulfilment to third party logistics providers (3PLs). Fewer, however, probably know about last-mile logistics. In this article, I want to briefly explain what last-mile fulfilment is all about, and give you some context regarding when it may be an appropriate option for your business. […]

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Order Tracking and Product Fulfilment

Order Tracking and Product Fulfilment: Increasing Customer Satisfaction with Up-to-Date Package Tracking For the consumer, ordering their items online has many unique advantages. Online retailers can allow customers to find and purchase items that they may not be able to find in their geographical region, without the hassle of flipping through the thick pages of old-fashioned […]

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Perishable Product Fulfilment

The logistics of shipping perishable items can be a delicate process. During shipping, the packages might encounter unfavorable temperatures or humidity, and many major shipping companies may not offer environmentally controlled shipping for express shipments. That’s not to say, however, that shipping meats, cheeses, and other products that can spoil is impossible. By using proper […]

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Drop Shipping versus Order Fulfilment

Drop shipping and order fulfilment are two different methods of getting your products from your company to your customers. The major difference between the two is where items are stored before being purchased, packed, and shipped. Order fulfilment generally involves stocking goods in a retailer’s own warehouse. In drop shipping, customer orders are transferred to […]

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