What Is a Floor Loaded Container?

For most companies, you might run into the need of shipping your products in bulk to your customers. You may ask yourself, “what’s the best shipping method for me?” With packages that are smaller or under 50 pounds, consider utilizing […]

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7 Ways To Reduce Shipping Costs

Reducing shipping costs for your eCommerce store is one of the most effective ways to improve your bottom line. Small businesses, in particular, can see a massive upside in taking the time to lower shipping costs. If you offer free […]

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How Efficient Logistics Systems Improve Your Supply Chain

Logistics is the process of moving something (or someone) from one location to another. In eCommerce, logistics refers to the movement of products through your supply chain. Third-party logistics is another term for professional eCommerce fulfillment services. Logistics systems can […]

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Warehouse KPIs to Measure Success

How efficient are your fulfillment warehouse operations? For a clear answer to that question, it’s essential to know which key performance indicators to track. Warehouse KPIs give you metrics for comparing warehouse performance during different quarters and year over year. […]

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How to Write a Shipping Delay Email

As we journey into peak season, communication is key to managing a good relationship between a business and its customer. Let’s be honest, shipping delays can happen. But, you can set the tone of delays by being up front and […]

3 Ways to Communicate Shipping Delays to Your Customers

As an eCommerce business, it can be tricky to communicate during peak season. Challenges like shipping delays can make or break the customer’s buying experience. By communicating those challenges beforehand, a business can have the upper hand in controlling the […]

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Warehouse Safety: What to Look for This Q4

While OSHA conducted fewer inspections in 2020, warehouse safety experts are concerned because the number of fatality-related inspections rose 64% above 2019’s numbers. While we don’t yet have a complete picture of 2021, that increase should give every warehouse operator […]

Fulfillment Lessons We Learned From Q4 2020

Last year, we saw the world and the eCommerce landscape change completely, and we were all really expecting it to be just a temporary change. From shortages to carrier delays, companies had to create new plans and strategies to keep […]

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The Truth About Working at a Fulfillment Center

You may have seen or read coverage depicting a fulfillment center as a terrible place to work. In 2021, California lawmakers were so concerned about fulfillment center working conditions that they passed a law limiting the use of quotas in […]

Where Should I Keep My eCommerce Inventory?

Many online businesses start by keeping their eCommerce inventory at their primary location or in a warehouse nearby. However, as their businesses grow, it is soon time to outsource eCommerce fulfillment to a third-party logistics company.  When you’re choosing a […]