How to Ship Packages from Home

For many people, home isn’t just a place to enjoy your afternoons. It has evolved to your office, your gym, and even your small business headquarters. With the need to leave your home diminishing, why not create your own post […]

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ECommerce Returns and Refunds: Best Practices

You’ve worked hard to differentiate yourself from the competition: You offer superb products and top-notch customer service coupled with exceptional order fulfillment. That all adds up to unbeatable value for your customer. But is your policy on eCommerce returns working […]

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3PL Returns Processing: How It Works To Help Your Business

ECommerce sales are growing, reaching roughly $768 billion in 2021, but that means eCommerce returns are also on the rise. Returns processing is an integral part of your eCommerce business. It’s essential to understand the process so you can manage it well. […]

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Global Fulfillment Services: An ECommerce Guide

ECommerce can erase borders for sellers. But your online store is only open to the whole world if you have access to global fulfillment services. Because shipping to other countries can involve complex paperwork, it’s a good idea to work […]

How to Minimize the Risk of Lost Packages

If you’ve lost a package, you’re not alone. In fact, according to research by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute done in 2020, 1.7 million packages were stolen or lost every day in the U.S. Although it is unavoidable, you can take action […]

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What Is Cross-Docking?

As you operate your eCommerce business, you might look at ways to streamline your fulfillment needs or find ways to reduce fulfillment costs. Cross-docking is one option to help your eCommerce company do just that. Cross-docking, considered a just-in-time (JIT) […]

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What Is Pick and Pack? Improving Your Warehouse Processes

Successful order fulfillment involves much more than shelves of neatly stacked products. There is an art and a science to pick and pack methods. Good inventory management and the right pick and pack software will help you ship orders with maximum speed […]

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Easing the Pain of Switching Fulfillment Companies

“Switching fulfillment companies can be such a pain,” says Red Stag Fulfillment Sales Executive Chris Mortl. But, he adds, in many cases, “the juice is worth the squeeze.” If your eCommerce fulfillment is hurting rather than helping your business, that’s […]

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Choosing Your Fulfillment Warehouse Locations

For eCommerce startups, fulfillment strategy is a moving target. If you start small, your first fulfillment warehouse might be your spare bedroom or garage. As you grow, you might rent warehouse space and hire staff to pick, pack, and ship […]