most common shipping mistakes

5 Most Common Shipping Mistakes That You Must Avoid

By Andrew Kirk / April 29, 2021 / Comments Off on 5 Most Common Shipping Mistakes That You Must Avoid

According to some sources, over $800 billion changed hands via e-commerce merchants in the U.S. alone in 2020. Perhaps you have been operating an e-commerce site for some time now – or perhaps you are new to e-commerce and are planning a rollout of your own site. What is a Good e-Commerce Shopping Experience? A…

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3 Insider Tips on Choosing The “Right” Shipping Box

By Andrew Kirk / April 21, 2021 / Comments Off on 3 Insider Tips on Choosing The “Right” Shipping Box

Basic to every shipping operation or warehouse are the containers used to ship the merchandise — some would say that this is the most critical aspect of shipping to “get right,” because if you don’t you will end up with delays, damaged goods and quite possibly very upset customers. Begin With Your Carriers Before you…

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benefits of warehouse kitting

What Are the Benefits of Warehouse Kitting?

By Andrew Kirk / April 16, 2021 / Comments Off on What Are the Benefits of Warehouse Kitting?

A Typical Shipping Scenario Suppose you sell all sorts of tools, including screwdrivers. Not just any cheap screwdriver, but tools for professionals (mechanics, HVAC, electricians, etc.). You offer a variety of sizes and types. They may not be produced by the same manufacturers. You want to offer these as a set to save your customers…

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Why is Customer Experience So Important in e-Commerce?

By Andrew Kirk / April 8, 2021 / Comments Off on Why is Customer Experience So Important in e-Commerce?

The recent pandemic has caused a huge change in consumer shopping habits. Because of restrictions on groups and movement, people have given up much of the traditional in-store shopping experience and have turned to online merchants to supply them with everything from food to medicines, clothing, home furnishings, appliances, tools and home DIY supplies. While…

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what is a sku

What is a SKU?

By Andrew Kirk / March 31, 2021 / Comments Off on What is a SKU?

The simple SKU definition is that SKUs are a numeral and sometimes alphabetical sequence that helps businesses keep track of their inventory. Many retail stores and e-commerce companies utilize SKUs over the traditional barcode or UPC method.  UPC stands for Universal Product Codes, meaning that there is no variation or distinction between the numbers. They…

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how do shipping labels work

How Do Shipping Labels Work

By Andrew Kirk / March 24, 2021 / Comments Off on How Do Shipping Labels Work

Although we’re all used to seeing shipping labels on every package we send or receive, few of us actually know what’s on them. Despite their bland appearance, shipping labels are essential for linking up the virtual websites and stores on the internet to the real world of people’s lives and homes.  Shipping labels are fascinating…

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what is inventory tracking

What is Inventory Tracking?

By Andrew Kirk / March 17, 2021 / Comments Off on What is Inventory Tracking?

A business’s success or failure can depend on its inventory tracking system. Without a proper tracking system in place, it is hard for a company to see where they make and lose their money. What is Inventory Tracking? Inventory tracking is all about checking the number of supplies or goods a store has. Keeping track…

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How To Calculate Shipping Costs

By Andrew Kirk / March 10, 2021 / Comments Off on How To Calculate Shipping Costs

A significant business concern will always be the cost of shipping goods to where they need to go with any fulfillment center. The shipping charges usually fall to the customer ordering the products, but this isn’t always the case.  Say customers cash in on a deal that gives them free shipping on any order, or…

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How to Automate Your eCommerce Fulfillment Processes

By Andrew Kirk / January 28, 2021 / Comments Off on How to Automate Your eCommerce Fulfillment Processes

Learn more about how automating your ecommerce fulfillment processes can save you money AND keep your customers happy.

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