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 March 21, 2019 - 2:45 pm

The Amazon effect: 74% of shoppers choose Amazon as their go-to-place

Some 74% of consumers choose Amazon as their go-to-place when ready to buy a specific product, says the study by Feedvisor. The research analysed consumer behaviour of 2k US shoppers who have purchased from Amazon within the past two years. According to the study, 66% of shoppers

UPS eFulfilment solution for marketplace sellers

UPS have introduced a multichannel fulfilment solution called UPS eFulfilment for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) who sell on marketplaces and platforms. This includes eBay, Etsy, Amazon, Amazon Prime and Walmart as well as BigCommerce, Shopify, and Volusion, Sears and Rakuten. The UPS eFulfilment offers merchants

Amazon Day consolidates orders and saves Amazon Logistics costs

Amazon Day has come out of the pilot program we wrote about last November and today becomes a regular choice for Amazon users in the US. Available today to all Prime members in the US, Amazon Day enables Prime members to choose a day of

eBay Click & Collect with PayPoint win MetaPack award

eBay in partnership with PayPoint have been announced as the winners of the “Best Domestic or International Delivery Options” award for eBay Click & Collect at MetaPack’s Delivery Excellence Awards 2019 presented at TDC Global this week. Voted on by over 100 industry leaders, PayPoint and

Amazon Prime Air crash in the US this weekend

An Amazon Prime Air Boeing 767, operated by Atlas Air, with three crew on board has crashed in the US. En route from Miami, the accident happened around 30 miles short of it's destination in Houston. After a rapid descent, the Boeing Amazon Prime Air

Amazon Canada Prime One-Day delivery extended to 13 new cities

Amazon Canada Prime free One-Day Delivery is now available for Prime members in 13 new cities and towns across Canada. With this announcement, Prime free One-Day Delivery is now available in 19 Canadian locations, seven days a week, including Saturday and Sunday. “Prime represents the best

Amazon Lockers to be Coachella Festival delivery option

Amazon Lockers will be available as a convenient and secure delivery option for the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in the US. The marketplace said today that customers would be able to receive their goods for free directly to an Amazon Locker in Indio, California.

We face intense competition from fulfilment and logistics companies, says Amazon

Amazon added "fulfilment and logistics" companies for the first time to a list of industries that present "intense competition" to the marketplace. While logistics suppliers such as FedEx and UPS provide last mile services for the marketplace, the news suggests Amazon consider their increasingly advanced fulfilment solutions to put

Amazon Expedited Shipping scrapped from March 2019

Amazon are to cease offering customers Amazon Expedited Shipping from March, this will also impact Merchants as the option to offer Expedited Shipping will be removed from Seller Central. Amazon's reasoning is that they currently offer Standard Shipping, Expedited Shipping and Premium Shipping and the expected