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What’s the secret ingredient to home based business success?

Found the perfect product to sell? Or maybe you want to sell your homemade produce to a wider market?With the sharp rise in internet shopping you have access to a vast marketplace but beware, selling your goods is only part of the process. Fulfilling your orders is just as important as finding a niche product, attracting customers and getting them to press the buy...

Does outsourcing order fulfilment make sense for your business?

Outsourcing your order fulfilment to a specialised company like DK Fulfilment can be a shrewd commercial move. Especially if your small business lacks the expertise or the financial robustness to carry out order fulfilment in house. Internet businesses often grow very quickly, if they find the right product and bring it to the notice of their potential consumers effectively. This can mean a drastic...

What is Bonded Warehousing and what are the benefits?

A bonded warehouse is a secure space where goods liable to import duty and or Value Added Tax (VAT) are stored. Duty and VAT payments are deferred until the goods are sold or removed from the bonded warehouse. This method of storage has obvious benefits for sellers who import/ sell goods liable to these charges. Suppliers of food, wine, tobacco and spirits are common...

If your warehouse doesn’t have robots, could your business be missing out?

Ecommerce giant Amazon.com has introduced robots to their fulfilment centre in DuPont, Washington USA. This initiative, which commenced in June 2014, will be showcased in their $100 million fulfilment centre at the official opening in February 2015. The centre is the flagship for the company’s robotic technology. The robots primary function is to work alongside the fulfilment centres 500 employees. Computer controlled, the robots...

Predictions for warehousing and order fulfilment in 2015

With just over two months of 2014 left, we thought we’d share some of the top predictions for warehousing and fulfilment in 2015. 1. Adoption of a hybrid fulfilment model In 2015 it is predicted that more and more companies will adopt a hybrid order fulfilment model. Instead of fulfilling all orders from their distribution centres, many will begin carrying out in-store fulfilment too....