The UK fashion industry is one of the fastest-growing retail sectors, expected to reach £60.1 billion in 2022. UK fashion eCommerce is expected to grow to £34 billion in the UK in 2022. Cloud9 offers cutting-edge technology and custom software to help you rise above the competition, both in the UK and globally.
Cloud9 Fulfilment has excellent, secure facilities to store all your fashion products. The potential of any business in this industry is huge. Fashion fulfilment requires a fast, cost-effective service that will delight your customers, build brand loyalty, and increase your profitability.
Now taking the largest share of the market, fashion customers are expecting online ordering to reach the new industry standard of next day delivery. With habits changing and shifting towards online shopping, order fulfilment allows apparel brands to reach customers on a larger scale. Whether you are a small startup or a global brand, eCommerce fulfilment lets you focus on what matters, your designs and getting your messages and ideas onto a global platform.
Selling apparel for fashion brands presents a unique set of challenges. Ranging from managing inventories of diverse product ranges to dealing with and processing returns. If you manage the process in-house or work with a third party, it’s necessary to consider the many ways apparel fulfilment is different from shipping any other type of product. With next day delivery becoming a deciding factor for customers engaging with your businesses, will you be left behind?
Outsourcing eCommerce fulfilment, with experienced and bespoke service providers, can streamline the whole process. The order fulfilment process minimises supply chain problems and gives you an effective solution.
Cloud9 uses cutting edge systems and technology to ensure a quick, easy and transparent fulfilment solution from the moment a customer makes their order, to the moment they receive their parcel. This allows us to make sure customer requirements are met with our 99.9% accuracy order rate.
Combining a friendly, experienced and professional team with a data and software-driven approach, it couldn’t be any easier to refine and grow your apparel business.
With apparel product stock, it is crucial to efficiently manage high volumes of SKUs. Inventory management can be difficult and time-consuming with a large variety of similar-looking products. At Cloud 9, we have developed technology and processes built around high SKU counts. From the moment we receive goods they are processed and stored. Fully integrated digital systems remove human error and increase efficiency, with picking and packing. At Cloud9 we pride ourselves on providing fulfilment partners and their customers with exactly what they want and need.
At Cloud9 we pride ourselves on our state-of-the-art technology and software. Every step of our fulfilment process is enhanced by our use of technology to provide transparency for our partners and to maintain our 99.9% accuracy order rate. This lets our partners have the confidence that their customers’ requirements are fully and promptly met. Our storage facility and warehousing solutions are in a secure estate and under surveillance 24/7 with the latest 4K security cameras. With all recordings being stored in a cloud-based system, it is imperative that the security of your products is core to our business.
Cloud9 Fulfilment enables businesses to operate from anywhere in the world, using nothing but your phone. We provide free software setups and integrations with your current eCommerce platforms. See the real-time progress of every order and maintain complete visibility and total control over your stock, 24/7. Simplifying the full process for our partners. We digitally record the proof of delivery and photographing inbound stock. For outbound stock, we use revolutionary dispatch software to record every shipment packed available on customer requests. Across our operations, as a business we believe in accountability and transparency, so we provide the data to back up our performance.
Across the apparel industry, items are often individually manufactured when produced and supplied, and require extra processing to be sold together. Additionally, with the rise of online deliveries, companies are looking to stand out by adding novelty to the unboxing experience, creating a memorable delivery of products. With packaging, and personalisation and branded freebies, how would you curate your customers engagement?
The value-adding services Cloud9 provides can enable more efficient sourcing for the products and their bespoke packaging. A partner experienced with co-packing gives you this type of flexibility, without the added labour and storage requirement of doing this in-house.
At Cloud9, we provide cost-effective order fulfilment solutions for a variety of businesses. Our partners get free shipping labelling for all of their products. As for storage we only charge for the storage space that you use. Our pricing is flexible and adaptable to your business’ specific needs, growth and changing requirements. Please contact us for a bespoke quote, and a free setup process once needed.
Here are some of the frequently asked questions surrounding apparel fulfilment with Cloud9 Fulfilment:
Any questions you may have, our specialist team can answer. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions you may have and see what we can offer your business.