How can my business offer 2-day shipping?

More than two-thirds of all ecommerce shopping carts have been abandoned in 2020 and shipping prices and speed remain two of the top reasons. People want your products delivered to them quickly and they want to avoid surprises when it […]

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What Is Just in Time Inventory?

The just in time inventory management system started as a manufacturing process. Over time, it has become popular in many sectors of the economy. ECommerce companies use just in time inventory to stay nimble in the face of changing consumer […]

Answering Your Questions on Amazon FBA Fees

As ecommerce businesses grow, they often turn to 3PLs or Fulfilled by Amazon (FBA) to handle the orders, packing, shipping, and returns that occur as a natural part of operating. FBA is popular for Amazon sellers because it has the […]

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The Cheapest Way To Ship Large and Oversized Packages

Ecommerce is an indispensable part of almost every retail business. Even if you have brick-and-mortar stores, giving your customers an online option will increase sales. However, for eCommerce businesses that sell large or heavy products, shipping can be expensive. Fortunately, […]

Guide to Discreet Shipping

A standard packaging method for ecommerce business is “discreet shipping,” where no one can look at the outside of the order you ship and determine what’s inside. Discreet shipping hides any idea of what the products inside could be and […]

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Fulfillment Center vs. Distribution Center

A core part of every eCommerce business is order fulfillment. Both a fulfillment center and a distribution center might be part of your eCommerce supply chain. Both play a part in the fulfillment process. But how do you choose between a […]

How to Calculate Shipping Costs

Shipping costs can be some of the trickiest to get a handle on for e-commerce businesses that want to balance customer satisfaction with affordability and margin control. The vast majority of your customers expect shipping to be fast and usually […]

Shopify Fulfillment Network (SFN): A Guide

The Shopify Fulfillment Network is a service provided by Shopify that provides storage, inventory management, picking, packing, and shipping for Shopify sellers. Sellers ship their merchandise to a distributed full-service network of Shopify fulfillment warehouses, where items are stored and […]

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How to Calculate and Reduce Inventory Shrinkage

There are many terms for inventory shrinkage: warehouse shrinkage, product shrinkage, loss of product. They all amount to the same thing — your merchandise is missing from the warehouse shelves. For businesses that sell physical things, some amount of shrinkage […]