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Guide to Warehouse Slotting Strategies

Warehouse slotting is an inventory management tool that can increase the efficiency of your operations. Before you dive into slotting, it’s important to collect data on your past sales. You should also understand the storage and handling needs of fragile […]

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How to Ship Fragile Items

There is almost nothing that can’t be ordered online and shipped to customers. ECommerce companies have taken over product categories once reserved for brick-and-mortar stores because they were considered too hard to ship. Businesses now routinely ship heavy and large […]

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Who Are the Best 3PL Companies for 2021?

ECommerce businesses often turn to 3PL companies to help with fulfillment, shipping, and logistics. Your 3PL company is an important link in your supply chain. Slow or inaccurate third-party logistics can damage your business. You need to choose one of […]

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How to Ship Furniture

Nothing is off-limits for eCommerce today. No product is too big or too delicate to ship. Modern logistics can solve any eCommerce fulfillment challenge. That includes how to ship furniture.  Wayfair and others have built thriving businesses selling furniture through […]

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What Is Dunnage and Why Do You Need It?

Dunnage is a common logistics term that’s slowly making its way to the ears of ecommerce businesses and regular consumers, but there’s still a bit of confusion around the term, what it includes, and why it’s likely valuable to your […]

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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 […]