New Way to Ship Products? 3M Uses an Innovative Method

If there’s one thing that is common across all ecommerce platforms, shipping methods, and fulfillment centers, it’s the classic cardboard box. Granted, packaging materials have come a long way in the last few decades, and most cardboard is made with post-consumer recycled material and further recyclable, too. However, 3M, one of the world’s biggest and [...]

By | 2020-10-22T06:56:21+00:00 October 21st, 2020|Categories: Dropshipping|Tags: , , |0 Comments

What Does the Phrase “Pick and Pack” Mean in the Fulfillment World?

If you are new to the ecommerce industry, there’s quite a bit of lingo you will need to familiarize yourself with if you really want to succeed. The phrase “pick and pack” is a fine example of this, and many people are unsure of what it means. Below, you’ll discover the definition of the phrase [...]

By | 2020-10-07T10:43:20+00:00 October 7th, 2020|Categories: Warehousing|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Amazon Fulfillment Restrictions Requirements and Limitations

In this post we are going to explore some of the fulfillment restrictions online merchants face while using Amazon's services. Specifically FBA or Fulfillment by Amazon.  Fulfillment restrictions affecting professional online merchants that experience issues with FBA will learn more about what to expect. To be sure, there are many fulfillment and storage restrictions, requirements and limitations. However, [...]

By | 2020-10-01T10:06:11+00:00 September 30th, 2020|Categories: Fulfillment, Inventory, Packaging, Shipping, Warehousing|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The Numerous Advantages of On-Demand Warehousing

Whether you have owned a business for some time, or you are considering starting one, you probably understand that the costs that go into warehousing can be astronomical. Aside from this, managing a warehouse is incredibly time-consuming, and in some cases, it prevents people from starting the business they’ve always dreamed of. On-demand warehousing can [...]

Fulfillment Companies Ready to Scale Up in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 Fulfillment Companies in a Pandemic Fulfillment companies have a unique relationships with their e-commerce partners. With the increase in online shopping, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, collaborations are even more critical for success.  Because the federal government has classified fulfillment companies as designated essential services, Growth in the shipping and fulfillment business continues to rise. Today, [...]

How Everyone Can Work Together to Keep Products Safer During Shipping

When sending a product out to a customer via one of the nation’s biggest shipping providers, you do so with the hope that they will do everything they can to protect that box or envelope until it arrives on your customer’s doorstep. Unfortunately, accidents do happen, and it’s possible for products to arrive damaged and prompt [...]

By | 2020-08-10T13:17:43+00:00 June 17th, 2020|Categories: Shipping|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Why Shipping Times Have Increased?

Due to COVID-19 and social isolation orders across the country (and around the world), ecommerce has exploded in recent weeks. Shippers like USPS and FedEx have seen an incredible uptick in packages. Even as they practice social distancing in their own facilities, which has slowed down deliveries significantly in many cases. In this article "Why [...]

By | 2020-08-10T13:55:25+00:00 May 27th, 2020|Categories: Shipping|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Why Every Online Retailer Needs to Consider True Next Day Shipping

As ecommerce continues to gain ground against traditional brick-and-mortar retailers, the competition is rough, and companies are looking for simple ways to come out on top. In today’s world, one of the most important benefits an ecommerce-based retailer can offer is true next-day shipping. If you haven’t considered it in the past, now is the [...]

By | 2020-07-16T14:30:36+00:00 April 29th, 2020|Categories: Shipping|Tags: , |0 Comments

The Rebound Effect: What to Expect in Order Fulfillment After the Coronavirus Pandemic Ends

All around the world, countries, states, provinces, counties, cities, and even towns are working together to “flatten the curve” of the novel coronavirus. The CDC has recommended social distancing and isolation to help slow the spread of COVID-19, the illness associated with the virus. As a result, numerous businesses have closed, and consumers are relying [...]

By | 2020-09-30T16:29:38+00:00 April 10th, 2020|Categories: ecommerce, Fulfillment, Shipping|Tags: , |0 Comments

5 Ways to Tighten Up Your Shipping Game

If you’re like many small ecommerce-based businesses, you are no stranger to shipping mishaps. Fortunately, there are some tips and tricks from the experts that can help you run a tighter shipping ship (so to speak) and improve both your speed and your cost, which will help prevent losses and improve customer satisfaction at the [...]

By | 2019-10-08T13:03:39+00:00 October 8th, 2019|Categories: Shipping|Tags: , , |0 Comments