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What Is an Acceptable Warehouse Shrinkage Rate?

If there’s one hard truth that all eCommerce owners know it’s that some inventory shrinkage is unavoidable: a box drops during unloading, a supplier sends the wrong quantity, or a product expires before you sell it. And you know that […]

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Is Your Direct Fulfillment Solution Working for You?

D2C order fulfillment is the engine that powers eCommerce and, in an ideal world, your direct fulfillment solution will hum along without much input from you after the initial onboarding. But it may be too easy to get complacent about […]

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Unloading Floor-Loaded Containers: An ECommerce Guide

Here’s the raw reality: warehouses don’t typically love receiving floor-loaded shipments. Why? Because unloading floor-loaded containers is much more complicated, time-consuming, and hazardous than receiving palletized stock. That said, there are times when floor stacking is the best (or only) […]

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Overnight Shipping Explained for ECommerce

The cost of overnight shipping is considerably more expensive than standard shipping. However, it’s an excellent option to offer in your online store because some customers are willing to pay for expediency. That’s especially true if your customers need their […]

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Omnichannel Third-Party Logistics

Omnichannel is trending in eCommerce. Online selling demands an omnichannel retail approach because businesses have a better opportunity to reach the right consumers if they sell on multiple platforms. An omnichannel strategy can benefit your eCommerce fulfillment operations as well. […]

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Choosing a Top ShipStation Shipping Partner

ShipStation is a useful eCommerce platform that includes order management and inventory management as well as shipping. Unfortunately, one crucial function your online store needs that ShipStation can’t provide is eCommerce fulfillment. But you don’t have to keep fulfillment in-house […]

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Choosing a CommerceHub Fulfillment Company

Finding the right fulfillment company is a business decision with huge ramifications. Excellent eCommerce fulfillment can be a springboard to success, but inadequate third-party logistics can drag your business down. Finding a 3PL that works well with your eCommerce platforms […]

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Leveraging eCommerce Logistics for Greater Growth

When your eCommerce company starts growing fast, your job is to pull together everything it needs to keep growing. ECommerce logistics is a crucial factor that can encourage or inhibit growth.  ECommerce logistics, also called eCommerce fulfillment, is like fertilizer […]

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Understanding and Avoiding Hidden Fulfillment Costs

Most eCommerce companies look at fulfillment costs the wrong way. ECommerce fulfillment is a significant expense, so, understandably, online sellers want to keep costs down. But order fulfillment isn’t like buying a car, where you can shop around to find […]

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How to Find the Best Demandware Fulfillment

Demandware, now known as the Salesforce Commerce Cloud, allows you to manage multi-channel sales and a complex supply chain from a single platform. ECommerce fulfillment is a crucial element of your supply chain that plays a central role in improved […]

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How to Ship a Laptop

As computers become less expensive, laptops are becoming more readily available. With a projected 95.2% of American households having at least a computer, shipping laptops out is becoming more and more frequent. Whether you’re moving or own a laptop refurbishment […]