When it comes to order fulfillment, an e-commerce retailer has to consider the best ways to get products into the hands of their consumers. eCommerce order fulfillment done poorly can be a costly expense to a small e-tailer. There are 3 choices an organization can make when pick, pack and ship is part of their business model: fulfill the items yourself, drop ship them or look for a third party logistics provider (3PLs).
Each of these areas have distinct pros and cons. nChannel, a software development out of Columbus, Ohio, has an excellent article detailing the 3 choices related to ecommerce order fulfillment, including a look at Amazon FBA, Amazon’s own fulfillment services offering.
Click here to read their full article: https://www.nchannel.com/blog/ecommerce-order-fulfillment/