Walmart introduces new fulfillment services to compete with Amazon



In the super competitive e-commerce universe, it's hard to compete with Amazon's fulfillment services and incredibly fast delivery times. But Walmart, usually the first to keep up with Amazon, just stepped up their game by introducing Walmart Fulfillment Services (WFS). Just like they do with Amazon, sellers can now utilize Walmart to store, pick, pack, ship, and handle returns and customer service. Sellers simply send their inventory into a Walmart fulfillment center and Walmart handles the rest.


WFS Features:

  • Guaranteed 2-Day Delivery Walmart guarantees to pick, pack, ship and deliver your items within two days.

  • Item Page Content Item Page Content gives you better control over how your products are presented.

  • Account Management WFS fulfillment experts at your finger tips to help you optimize your business.

  • Pricing Fixed monthly storage and fulfillment fees based on shipping weight (apparel and hazmat exceptions apply).

  • Inventory Management Inventory reporting optimized for your business needs. Track inventory, orders, and shipments with easy-to-read dashboards.

  • Enhanced Support Dedicated WFS call center associates to answer all of your questions.

  • Customer Service Walmart manages all customer inquires, refunds, and returns for your orders.


Access and requirements:

  • Products must ship to Walmart fulfillment centers from within the U.S.

  • No perishable or regulated products

  • Maximum product weight: 30 lb.

  • Maximum product dimensions: 25" x 20" x 14"


For more detailed information on Walmart Fulfillment Services click here.


On the rise

Walmart's e-commerce sales have grown over 35% and continue to climb. Given the customer-focused atmosphere of Amazon that often leaves sellers in the lurch, do you think more sellers will migrate from Amazon to Walmart now that they're offering fulfillment services? Or do you think that no one can match Amazon's fulfillment services no matter how hard they try? The experts at Ripcord Brands can help you succeed on both platforms! Email us: inquiries@ripcordbrands.com or give us a call: (303) 536-5505.