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How are online stores trying to feel more like brick and mortar stores

How Online Stores Are Imitating Brick-and-Mortar Stores

Every Friday, we answer a common question about fulfillment, shipping, or business. This week, we will talk about how online stores are trying to feel more like brick-and-mortar stores. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, many businesses were forced to transition from storefronts to virtual storefronts. With this comes a new set of challenges. After all, …

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How do you write good product descriptions

How To Easily Write Great Product Descriptions

Every Friday, we answer a common question about fulfillment, shipping, or business. Today we will answer the following: “how do you write good product descriptions?”  The Purpose of Product Descriptions No matter how mainstream online shopping becomes, there will always be a bit of anxiety that goes with making a purchase when you can’t see …

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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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This is What Last-Mile Delivery Means

Every Friday, we answer a common question about fulfillment, shipping, or business. Today we will answer the following: “what is last-mile delivery?”  Packages don’t travel in straight lines. We’ve said it before, but it’s really important to mention it again here. Packages don’t go straight from Point A to Point B. They work their way …

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How will shipping change permanently because of coronavirus

This is How COVID-19 Permanently Changed Shipping

Every Friday, we answer a common question about fulfillment, shipping, or business. Today we will answer the following: “how will shipping change permanently because of coronavirus?”  It is no surprise that 2020 will go down in the history books as one of the weirdest years to date. COVID-19 reshaped society and how businesses function within …

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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 will holiday shopping be different this year

This is How 2020 Holiday Shopping Will Be Different

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 will holiday shopping be different this year?” Holiday shopping will be heavily skewed toward eCommerce As you can imagine, many shoppers are …

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How do you ship temperature sensitive goods

How To Ship Ice Cream & Other Temperature-Sensitive Goodies

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 do companies ship temperature-sensitive goods?” How Cold Chain Logistics Work Shipping temperature-sensitive goods is so common and important that there’s a name …

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How do I create a product prototype scaled

How to Create a Product Prototype: 4 Easy Steps

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 do I create a product prototype?” Create the Best Prototype You Can Alone For the purposes of this article, we are going …

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