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June 4, 2017

If we told you that as much as 60% of all order-related issues could be fixed if your e-commerce orders passed through address verification systems (AVS) you would be interested, no? You’d think it’s a good idea, yes? 

We’re not assuming you know what AVS is: we didn’t, but we’re ready to share what we’ve learned about this incredibly powerful tool for e-commerce retailers.  Continue reading Ask Capacity: Why Are Address Verification Systems Important for e-Commerce?

May 31, 2017

When you spend all of your time working with the top beauty brands, there’s a good chance that you’ll want to try your hand at the creative side of the business.

That’s the thinking behind our client Glow Recipe’s latest venture, a self-titled product line that embodies everything great about the brand. Continue reading Glow Recipe Exemplifies Beauty Brand Innovation

May 22, 2017

When our clients face a challenge, the culture at Capacity demands that we help them find a lasting solution. So what happens when the challenge occurs internally, within our own walls?

Thankfully, there is no shortage of innovation in the e-commerce fulfillment sector, so we have plenty of places to turn when a new solution is needed.

That’s why, when faced with the challenge of increasing accuracy rates for a growing e-commerce client base, we turned to the Lightning Pick ‘Pick-to-Light Cart / Put-to-Light’ system. Continue reading Capacity Partners with Lightning Pick for Improved Fulfillment Productivity

April 27, 2017

From smartphones and portable speakers to activity trackers and equipment accessories, there’s no question that we love our devices. Small electronics fulfillment is a category that has expanded rapidly since the advent of the iPhone, as more and more devices on the market spark new accessories and innovative add-ons.

The sector is a challenging one for brands and fulfillment providers alike. The dynamic nature of the small electronics market makes for numerous product segments and sub-categories, not all of which are guaranteed to last for long.

While this diversity and dynamism make for a lucrative and exciting market to be a part of, there are some specific challenges that supply chain managers must consider.

Continue reading 4 Core Challenges of Small Electronics Fulfillment

April 20, 2017

As with all visible elements of a brand, the packaging you choose reflects the business you want to be in the eyes of the end consumer. For many, that means sustainable packaging is a consideration that cannot be ignored. 

A 2014 study by Forum for the Future showed that consumers care about the environmental implications of the brands they choose, to the extent that 70% of respondents would consider switching to a new product if it was the greener option. However, the repercussions don’t end there.  Continue reading How Sustainable Packaging Impacts Your Brand