This week at our St. Louis facility we will be testing our new pick module and conveyor system. Designed for accurate and high-speed e-commerce order fulfillment, the pick module lets TAGG quickly and accurately fulfill consumer orders from websites, catalogs, direct response mail and direct response TV. Direct-to-consumer orders continue to be a fast growing market segment of TAGG's,... Continue Reading »
Use Least Cost Routing to Increase ecommerce Sales!
Online consumers are becoming increasingly savvy regarding shipping rates. eCommerce retailers simply can’t just offer one method of shipping at a set price point. Consumers now demand options based on price and speed of delivery. Most noticeably, high shipping rates can often be directly correlated with high abandonment rates at the checkout... Continue Reading »
We recently announced that TAGG is expanding its e-fulfillment capabilities through a partnership with eCommHub, the Atlanta-based software provider to online retailers. The partnership will provide TAGG’s ecommerce fulfillment clients a resource to seamlessly manage inventory and order flow with leading shopping cart platforms such as Magento, Shopify and BigCommerce.
eCommHub is a platform... Continue Reading »
TAGG will be at the Medtrade Spring 2013 conference in mid-March. Medtrade is an important trade show for our clients in the home medical equipment market (HME). The 2012 show was attended by over 4,000 home medical equipment providers, home health care professionals and manufacturers of home healthcare products and technology. Medtrade shows are the largest forum for home health care companies... Continue Reading »
The recent USPS announcement to end Saturday delivery reminds us that things are constantly changing in the shipping world. TAGG's big three shipping partners; FedEx, UPS and USPS are constantly offering new products and services, and our e-commerce order fulfillment clients need to stay aware of all the options to stay competitive. Understanding the alternatives and which option best fits each... Continue Reading »
It's more than just delivering a package. E-Commerce order fulfillment is delivering your brand. How your shipment arrives and how it is presented in the box leaves an impression on your customers. One of TAGG's e-fulfillment clients practices this philosophy. TAGG receives orders from their e-commerce site. We wrap each item in branded tissue paper and 'seal' the paper together with a embossed... Continue Reading »
TAGG is expanding it's capacity in the St. Louis market! Construction started last week to build out brand new space by Lambert Airport in St. Louis, MO. Our new, 200,000 sq. ft. facility will allow us to continue to grow our Midwest fulfillment operations and consolidate the existing 3 facilities we have in St. Louis to one larger, modern and more efficient operation. In addition, we are adding... Continue Reading »
It seems like no two e-commerce fulfillment clients are alike. You can buy nearly anything on the web today and one of the advantages of online shopping is ease of using search engines to find the e-commerce sites that sell exactly what you want. However, in the fulfillment world, this diversity creates complexity as the vast major it of this wild world of products needs eventually to be packaged... Continue Reading »
This week marks peak shipping days for FedEx, UPS and USPS. For example, FedEx projected their yearly peak was Monday at 19 million packages. That's 200 shipments a second and up from their yearly daily average of 9 million. More importantly, that is up 10% over last year. Cyber Monday has turned into Cyber Week and soon likely Cyber Season as the internet continues to be a leading growth driver... Continue Reading »
Third party fulfillment is a large and fast growing industry. Demand of outsourced fulfillment continues to grow, as does the number of fulfillment companies providing that service. I get asked all the time why companies choose TAGG for their order fulfillment versus the other options out there. How have we been growing so fast? Of course, I have a top 10 list!
1. Flexibility... Continue Reading »