With 1.1 million inhabitants, Cologne is the fourth largest city in Germany and the most populous municipality in North Rhine-Westphalia.
The metropolis is primarily known for its car, mechanical engineering, chemical, insurance and media industries. In 2019, the shopping streets "Schildergasse" and "Hohe Strasse" were among the most heavily frequented in Germany. Retail therefore also plays a major economical role in Cologne.
Cologne has always been a conveniently located city. The volume of road and rail freight traffic is one of the highest in Germany. In addition, Cologne/Bonn Airport is today one of the most heavily used German cargo airports with over 650,000 tons of goods handled per year.
Individualized product packaging, modern fulfillment centers, automated store integration and fast shipping? Many e-commerce retailers still think that this would only be possible as long as they handle all logistics in-house. Yet such individual customer requests have long since ceased to be a rarity for most independent fulfillment service providers - quite unlike Amazon's FBA solution, for example. Nevertheless, it is important to pay attention to some features when choosing a service provider: Does the service provider specialize more in fulfillment for midsize and large companies, or does it also offer its service to startups? Are the costs really lower than with the in-house solution? Does the service provider offer an interface to my store system? Can the provider also offer local solutions for fulfillment in
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|Price per order||Price per pick||Price per pallet / month|
|0,46 € — 2,87 €||0,06 € — 0,91 €||4,35 € — 15,33 €|
Our fulfillment partners offer, among others, the following shop connections:
|OpenCart||Prestashop||SAP Commerce Cloud|
Shopify is probably the most popular of all online store systems today. Over 1 million users already rely on the Canadian company. Shopify's focus on user-friendliness makes setting up a store particularly easy - even without programming knowledge. The store can be easily expanded thanks to Shopify apps. There are also some exciting functions in the area of store logistics.Learn more
Shopware makes it easier for e-commerce sellers to start their online business. The online store design is very clear and yet highly customizable. Therefore, Shopware offers many possibilities for future growth. In addition to extensive standard functions, various plugins for logistics and shipping are also offered.Learn more
Magento impresses above all with a high number of interfaces, plug-ins and extensions. Compared to other providers, this opens up many possibilities, but makes installation and setup more complicated. Furthermore, Magento offers responsive designs for mobile devices, detailed order management, good growth opportunities, a worldwide community and reliable support.Learn more
WooCommerce is not its own store system, but a WordPress plugin. WordPress users can thus easily expand their own website with an online store. Through numerous compatible plugins, users can set up an individual and customized setup. These plugins also include numerous extensions for logistics and shipping.Learn more
JTL Shop is a very flexible and well scalable store system. Store operators can easily set up the system and connect their own WMS or external inventory management system. With the help of plugins, users can also add practical logistics functions. JTL Shop covers every company size: from start-ups to large store solutions, every project can be realized.Learn more
Plentyshop LTS is a plugin of the Plentymarkets platform and was originally launched as an eBay connection, but then developed into a complete solution for all relevant e-commerce processes. The setup is straightforward and can be extended with many features. Thus, it now also includes functions for merchandise management, fulfillment and returns management.Learn more
Our partners in Cologne offer among others the following services:
|customer service||personalization||shop integration|
|promotional logistics||quality inspection||labeling|
Warehousing1 provides an interface between your online store and the inventory management system of the fulfillment service provider, so that error-free processing of your orders can be guaranteed. If problems do arise with orders, many fulfillment service providers in the Warehousing1 network also take on customer service tasks, handle returns, manage customer portals and offer their own call centers. Simply discuss your wishes and requirements with us and we will find the right partner for you.
Many service providers in the Warehousing1 network offer personalized shipping packaging. For example, the simple shipping box can be replaced by branded cardboard boxes, with high-quality wrapping paper and handwritten cards. Services such as branded tape, laser engraving or digital printing are also available. With the help of personalization and branding, a positive customer experience can be created beyond the product order, which impacts customer loyalty and long-term business success. If you are interested in personalized packaging materials, please contact us. We are sure to find the right solution for you!
The quality of your products is your top priority, but you can't always check your products yourself because your logistics location is too far away? That's not a problem at all either: the fulfillment service providers in the Warehousing1 network can also take care of this task for you. From container unloading, to palletizing, to quality control, all wishes can be fulfilled according to your requirements.
Demand for fulfillment services fluctuates greatly due to seasonal factors. In the run-up to Christmas, for example, order volumes are higher, which can lead to price increases. January, in contrast, shows little demand and slight price reductions. A similar situation can be observed in the summer months. These periods can be regarded as a lull in eCommerce due to few shipments.
In this region, Warehousing1 can offer solutions in the field of warehouse logistics, fulfillment and transportation.
All over Germany and beyond
Thanks to our network of over 1,000 logistics centers, we offer unparalleled geographical coverage and always provide you with the ideal location.
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