What, why, and how to find the right inventory management system (IMS) — i.e., order management system (OMS) — for your high-growth ecommerce business.
Logistics isn’t the sexiest topic in ecommerce. But, it is one of the most destructive.
In fact, managing your inventory and orders through an ad hoc combination of spreadsheets, apps, one-off workarounds, and in-house printing can be near crippling.
The solution most high-volume organizations turn to is an inventory management system (IMS). Unfortunately, the only thing worse than not have an IMS to streamline and optimize your logistics … is picking the wrong partner.
As one merchant told us in preparation for today’s article, their IMS has been “the source of almost every problem in my working life over the last year.”
Here’s how to avoid that fate …