||Online business is nothing without a logistical method the get their product delivered fast. This isn't just true for your average retail industry such as clothing and technology, but even for pet products. PetFlow.com realizes to climb higher in the world of e-commerce, they needed an order fulfillment partner and this is exactly what they put in motion.
PetFlow.com recently announced that they have partnered with Dotcom Distribution to assist in implementing an effective order fulfillment system. The new partnership comes in response to their increasing sales growth online, which currently PetFlow.com is one of the fastest online retailers nationwide. A core driver of the partnership is PetFlow.com's success of their "Spoiled Rotten" box subscription. The company has over 100 brands of pet products, such as pet foods, toys, and more.
Dotcom is a known logistics and order fulfillment provider Petflow.com felt was the best match for their order fulfillment needs. Joe Speiser, co-founder, PetFlow.com, state, “To scale our new monthly subscription-based program, we needed a logistics provider with a proven infrastructure to meet deadlines and provide exceptional customer experience. Dotcom Distribution enables us to assemble thousands of attractively packaged gifts in a short time and deliver them in a very tight window. Our customers love the quick turnaround time and reliable service, and look forward to a new box of goodies for their pets each month.”
PetFlow.com also thought Dotcom Distribution could provide the custom packaging services it was looking for. Dotcom does not only package products in standard ordinary boxes. The company offers shipping of products in designed gift boxes, just as if the customer prepared the packaging themselves, delivered right to the recipient's door. The gift boxes serve as a competitive advantage for their industry competitors. Dotcom President Maria Haggerty stated, “Our goal when building premium packages for clients like PetFlow.com is to extend the personality the brand maintains online to a fun and memorable delivery experience.”
Order fulfillment is a source for many online retailers to create and manage their overall costs. With transportation cost being between 25% to 35% of the product itself, it is crucial to have a shipping partner that delivers. Dotcom Distribution can deliver within 1-3 day delivery time frame. This is a timely service, however, many online companies are seeking same-day delivery of their products. Retail giants such as eBay, Wal-Mart, Macy's, and more are testing markets for same-day delivery.
Same-day couriers like AQuickDelivery can assist PetFlow.com and Dotcom Distribution have their product delivered. The Atlanta Courier is able to pick up anything from small packages to palletized freight fast. AQuickDelivery can also deliver any distance from any fulfillment center nationwide. AQuickDelivery is a viable partner for just-in-time inventory to local brick-and-mortar stores and can offer superior product return delivery services.
References: 3.21.13, Yahoo News, PR Web, PetFlow.com Selects Dotcom Distribution to Provide Fast Delivery and Premium Packaging