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Is Your Warehouse Efficient Enough for the New e-Commerce World?

Is Your Warehouse Efficient Enough for the New e-Commerce World?

Is Your Warehouse Efficient Enough for the New e-Commerce World?
In a typical year, suppliers and their warehouses have ample time to reset and prepare for the big holiday rush, but 2020 has thrown the supply chain industry for a loop. Consumers have required nonstop shipment of both essential and non-essential items even through Covid and shelter in place regulations, leaving the industry to balance remaining open while still prepping for this year’s holiday rush.

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Why You Need Order Processing Software to Succeed

Why You Need Order Processing Software to Succeed

This past week, the race to drone delivery crept one step closer to reality-- the FAA granted Amazon the “air carrier” certificate needed to operate a drone delivery network in the US. As only the third company granted approval, this certificate allows Amazon to carry...

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eCommerce Trends of 2020

eCommerce Trends of 2020

eCommerce Trends of 2020 As eCommerce continues to rapidly evolve and the definition of a new normal with shelter in place, social distancing and closures of non-essential businesses continues, shoppers are forced to embrace the new era of online shopping – for almost...

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Ready for the Holiday Shipping Rush?

Ready for the Holiday Shipping Rush?

With less than 4 months until this holiday craze begins and officials unclear on if there could be a second lockdown with the second wave of the pandemic, OPAL is here to help you prepare now for the next shipping craze ahead.

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Considering hiring more people to keep up with your orders?

Considering hiring more people to keep up with your orders?

Considering hiring more people to keep up with your orders?  As a business owner, you face challenges every day like how to grow your product line, should you hire additional staff, or how to keep up with the ever-increasing demand of consumers and retailers. ...

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EDI 101 for Today’s eCommerce Business

EDI 101 for Today’s eCommerce Business

As the world of ecommerce has shifted away from a few bulk shipments to retailers to drop shipping small parcels for retailers directly to customers, EDI compliance has increased in both importance and cost. What is EDI?Electronic data interchange (EDI) provides a...

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How to Succeed as Ecommerce Levels Up Through Covid-19

How to Succeed as Ecommerce Levels Up Through Covid-19

One thing is for sure, during this time of Covid-19 ecommerce has been expected to level up its customer experience, requiring teams and business models to evolve rapidly. What was once a cumbersome process, suppliers are now able to partner with new sales channels in...

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Order and Warehouse Management 101 – Life with OPAL

Order and Warehouse Management 101 – Life with OPAL

Are your order management and warehouse management processes preventing you from growing?  Do you constantly feel the need to hire more people to keep up with your consumer demands and shipping needs?  Many small to mid-sized businesses learn the importance of a solid...

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Are You Ready for the Changes Ahead?

Are You Ready for the Changes Ahead?

Covid-19 changed everything overnight, and only businesses who innovate will survive and thrive. Now is the time to re-evaluate your business and see if you are prepared for the expected adjustments forced by cities sheltering-in-place, with few brick and mortar establishments considered as essential and open. Brick and mortal sales are far from healthy, while Covid-19 has caused eCommerce sales to explode.  

Are you ready for the rapid transition to large quantities of small-parcel drop ship orders? 

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“The reason why one man is great and another man is living in mediocrity is simply because one understood the value of time while the other did not.”

― Sunday Adelaja

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