Marketplace Fulfilment

Some of the best-known marketplaces offer fulfilment services to large and small retailers alike. We offer impartial analysis of how they can help streamline your marketplace sales. Read our Marketplace Fulfilment Position Paper
By Sasha Fedorenko January 23, 2019 - 1:10 pm

No-deal Brexit logistics: ‘stockpiling is one of the solutions’

Stockpiling the necessary volume of goods for trading in the event of no-deal Brexit "is one of the solutions" for merchants, says Pinder Sahota, general manager UK of Novo Nordisk. Speaking of the concerns and growing uncertainty of Brexit, Sahota said that stockpiling is the first step

French TV reveals Amazon France destroy products by the million

Amazon France are under fire because they destroy products, often perfectly usable, in massive quantities. An undercover reporter on Capital, a programme on the French TV channel M6, reveals that everything from toys to TVs and everything in between were piled high before being destroyed. The

Last mile offering: autonomy or reliance on marketplaces?

Marketplace merchants that independently manage their last mile offering will often face the dilemma of balancing costs and customer expectations. Customers' ever-changing service demands brought on as a result of disruptors in the field like Amazon and eBay are putting pressure on sellers to offer fast delivery

Amazon Prime shoppers are set to see in-garage deliveries

Amazon announced this week that their Prime members would soon be able to choose an in-garage delivery via the Key app. Amazon say that the new service will be available to choose exclusively on in Q2 2019, which covers the months of April, June and May. Amazon

Amazon Prime Air expands to fifty Boeing 767 cargo planes

Amazon are expanding their fleet of Amazon Prime Air planes leasing an additional 10 aircraft to having previously leased 40 Boeing 767 freighter aircraft in 2016. The 10 additional cargo planes will consist of Boeing 767-300 aircraft, will be operated on Amazon’s behalf by Transport

Look to marketplaces for a masterclass in shipping

Today, Georges Berzgal, vice president and managing director EMEA global ecommerce at global technology company Pitney Bowes takes a look at marketplaces and lessons we can learn from their masterclass in shipping. In thirteen of the world’s major markets, 2,300 parcels were shipped every second in

How to save money on shipping costs

I recently purchased two nearly identical products on Amazon. One arrived in a large letter format and the other arrived in a small packet sized box. The cost for shipping would have been very different, although in this instance they were both supplied through Amazon

Amazon Germany workers strike a week before Christmas

There is an Amazon Germany workers strike taking place at two of Amazon's German warehouses and with just a week to go before Christmas it's raised concerns that Christmas gifts might not arrive in time for the big day. The German news agency dpa has reported

eBay Delivery powered by Shutl 2019 Courier Rates Rise Details

There will be an eBay Delivery powered by Shutl 2019 courier rates rise from the 4th of January as sellers return to work after the New Year break. eBay say that this is an annual rate increase to allow them to continue developing and improving eBay