Fulfillment

How Freight Shippers Are Handling the HUGE 2020 Holiday Season

This Is How Freight Shipping Worked During 2020’s Holidays

The 2020 holiday shipping season is shaping up to be like nothing we’ve ever seen before. Ecommerce has roughly doubled in size since this time last year, and retailers are taking extreme measures to stagger out sales so they can fulfill them on-time. One such example being running holiday sales as early as October. Indeed, …

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This is What Regional Shipping Carriers Do

Every Friday, we answer a common question about fulfillment, shipping, or business. We recently started working with a new regional shipping carrier: PCF Final Mile. They serve the northeastern US with extremely fast shipping. Today, to understand why that’s important and to follow up on last week’s post, today we will answer the following: “how …

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Checklist To Prep Your Ecommerce Business For Holiday Fulfillment

Every year, many eCommerce businesses see a huge surge of orders in the final quarter of the year. It’s no wonder, too. Gift-giving is a big part of the holidays, and that shows up in sales for Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Christmas, and other major holidays. Prepping for that surge in orders is no joke. …

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5 Ways to Reduce Product Returns in Your Online Business

5 Ways to Reduce Product Returns in Your Online Business

Customers return at least 30% of products ordered online—compared to 8% of those bought in brick-and-mortar stores. But 92% of customers will buy again if the return process is easy. If you’re selling online, it’s inevitable—you have to undertake the hassle of online returns. While you can’t completely eradicate returns, you can learn how to …

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Why are holiday sales starting in October this year

This is Why Holiday Sales Get Earlier Every Year

Every Friday, we answer a common question about fulfillment, shipping, or business. This week’s question comes from a reply to one of our weekly emails. Today we will answer the following question: “why are holiday sales starting in October this year?” The 2020 Holiday Sales Are Coming Early This Year When you think of the …

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How should I ship fragile items

How To Ship Fragile Items Without Shattering Them

Every Friday, we answer a common question about fulfillment, shipping, or business. This week’s question comes from a reply to one of our weekly emails. Today we will answer the following question: “how should I ship fragile items?” Use a well-sized rigid box. The first rule of shipping fragile objects is to choose a rigid …

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How to Plan for Holiday Shipping During the 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic

How to Plan for Holiday Shipping During a Pandemic

Holiday shipping is always stressful when you’re running an eCommerce company. Many stores receive most of their revenues in a very short time-frame, often no longer than a month. As you can imagine, that means shipping a lot of orders in a short amount of time! This would be stressful under normal circumstances, but as …

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How Fast Order Fulfillment Can Increase eCommerce Revenue

How Fast Order Fulfillment Can Increase eCommerce Revenue

Running a successful eCommerce company is a juggling act. It’s not enough to simply sell valuable products for a reasonable price. In order to succeed, you must market your business to generate leads. Once visitors show up on your site, you must convert them into buyers. It’s a complex multi-step process. In the minds of …

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