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You Thought the ASN Was Challenging: 4 Tips To Help Retailers Scale Drop Ship Programs

Posted by Peter Edlund on Tue, Oct 10, 2017

Do you remember when the ASN – the advanced ship notice – was first introduced, and what a headache it was? The ASN was often called “the document from hell” earning this nickname because of the laborious process required to accurately complete the document and the potential for problems once a shipment reached a retailer’s distribution center.

Today, the ASN is a standard part of doing business for bulk shipments . However, if you are a EDI manager, there is another, more complex, process with the potential to match the headaches of the ASN.

Vendor drop ship.

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Topics: Dropship, Retail

Dropship 101. What You Need to Know About Dropship Integration [Infographic]

Posted by Peter Edlund on Tue, Sep 26, 2017

If you work in retail, you deal with constant changes in customer expectations. Today's consumer has been conditioned to demand same-day shipping, the ability to pick up at a local store and the option of returning that item back to your warehouse or to a store in a different geographical location. 

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Topics: Dropship

Dropship Essentials For Retailers: How to Ensure Timely and Accurate Direct-to-Consumer Fulfillment

Posted by Yehuda Cagen on Tue, Sep 12, 2017

Customers now have the expectation that they can receive an item quickly for any website – in many cases faster than shopping at a brick-and-mortar store.

Retail e-commerce is a $220 billion dollar market and is expected to grow by as much as 17 percent each year.

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Topics: EDI integration, Dropship

How to Transition from Bulk Fulfillment to Direct-to-Consumer Orders [+ EDI Essentials for Integrating a 3PL]

Posted by Peter Edlund on Wed, Aug 09, 2017

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Topics: EDI, 3pl, third party logistics, Dropship

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