[Guest Blog] Save on Your Shipping Costs This Holiday Shipping Season (And Beyond)

ChannelAdvisor

While merchants are compiling their own shopping lists, they’re also focused on the busiest shipping season of the year. Two of the biggest considerations around fulfillment are meeting consumer expectations and preventing shipping costs from eroding the bottom line. Shipping costs account for a significant portion of revenue. Most online sellers spend at least 10% of their revenue on shipping. Each year, more than $2 billion in shipping refunds go unclaimed.

Wine Ecommerce: How To Sell & Ship Wine in 2018

BigCommerce

Whether you compare it to grocery stores, convenience stores, or independent wine shops, winery D2C shipping continues to be the leading retail channel. According to the 2018 Direct-to-Consumer Wine Shipping Report , there are two primary reasons for this growth. And ship!

SellerBooster Review: Dropshipping Without the Slow Shipping

Ecommerce Platforms

Dropshipping has become all the rage in the ecommerce world, but dropshippers are often stuck with slow shipping speeds, higher pricing, poor return policies, and more. Fast Shipping (Rare for Dropshippers).

ShipperHQ: Checking Off Your Holiday Shipping List

Blue Acorn

First impressions matter, and for ecommerce brands, shipping is the first physical impression your online customers have with your brand. There is also no silver bullet to ensure shipping goes without a hitch 100 percent of the time. Blog Partners Holiday Partner ShipperHQ Shipping

Ecommerce Shipping in 2019: A Full Guide

CPC Strategy

There’s an art to creating a good ecommerce shipping strategy. The post Ecommerce Shipping in 2019: A Full Guide appeared first on Retail Performance Marketing Blog - CPC Strategy. You have to ensure solid profit margins for your business, while still offering. Read More. Ecommerce

[Guest Blog] Fulfillment strategies for your multichannel business

ChannelAdvisor

Complying with the different standards of each marketplace and coordinating warehouses, shipping, tracking and inventory updates can be a headache. Fast Shipping Tags — Can I get my listings on Amazon Prime or eBay Guaranteed Delivery through this fulfillment method, and what would be the coverage in the US? Branding — Can I ship orders in branded boxes or at least in brand-neutral packaging? You can ship items with branded packaging or inserts.

The Pros and Cons of Drop Shipping in 2019

CPC Strategy

Drop shipping has become a popular logistics approach with today’s online retailers. The post The Pros and Cons of Drop Shipping in 2019 appeared first on Retail Performance Marketing Blog - CPC Strategy. The main reason? It eliminates the need for warehousing — an. Read More. Ecommerce

How To Manage Shipping Rates For Dropshipping Retailers

ecomdash

Optimizing shipping costs is a challenge for retailers. Try one of these shipping strategies for dropshippers to manage costs and increase efficiency. The post How To Manage Shipping Rates For Dropshipping Retailers appeared first on ecomdash. Blog Ecommerce Tips

Combat Higher Shipping Costs by Reducing Variable Expenses

ecomdash

Raises in shipping costs affect online businesses in many, detrimental ways. The post Combat Higher Shipping Costs by Reducing Variable Expenses appeared first on ecomdash. Blog Ecommerce TipsUse these tips to combat the rise of costs by reducing variable costs. Read more.

How Shipping Can Turn Shoppers Into Friends

Bronto

Don’t let shipping be your weak link in building relationships with shoppers. Temando's Carl Hartmann offers great tips for a successful shipping strategy. The post How Shipping Can Turn Shoppers Into Friends appeared first on Bronto Blog.

6 Tips to Help You Prepare Your Shipping Strategy for the Holiday Rush

ChannelAdvisor

Anticipating how to deal with damaged or lost packages, unexpected surcharges, increased packaging materials and more can not only ease shipping stresses, but also provide more clarity to your shipping expenses and needs. Tip #1: Know Shipping Blackout Dates. At the very core of any online seller’s shipping strategy is the need for timely deliveries. Such data will allow you to identify shipping and human error, helping you save money when possible.

4 Ways Niche Ecommerce Businesses Can Personalize the Shipping Experience

ecomdash

The post 4 Ways Niche Ecommerce Businesses Can Personalize the Shipping Experience appeared first on ecomdash. Blog Ecommerce TipsOne way to create new customers and increase sales is through a personalized customer experience.

Holiday Shipping 2017: Tips, Important Dates, And More

ecomdash

From increased shipping fees and deadlines to properly packaging products, here’s everything you need to know about holiday shipping for 2017. The post Holiday Shipping 2017: Tips, Important Dates, And More appeared first on ecomdash. Blog Ecommerce Tips

New Pirate Ship for LemonStand Integration

Lemonstand

Today is International Talk Like a Pirate Day so we thought it would be a great day to announce that the integration of Pirate Ship’s free shipping software for LemonStand is now live. How to connect your LemonStand store to Pirate Ship. Ahoy eCommerce entrepreneurs!

[Guest Blog] Brands and Retailers: Don’t Make Reverse Logistics an Afterthought

ChannelAdvisor

We buy multiples of things knowing some or most of it will get sent back using the return shipping labels many companies provide inside the box or online. Reverse logistics is more expensive than forward logistics, primarily because of labor and shipping costs.

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The Quick Guide to Product Shipping: Everything You Need to Know

SellBrite

In ecommerce, an effective and scalable shipping strategy is crucial. When you’re first starting out in ecommerce, shipping might not seem like much of a headache—people slowly become acquainted with your brand, orders start trickling in, and shipping out products isn’t that much work. Here’s the problem: Managing product shipping in this way isn’t sustainable over time. Glossary: Shipping & Fulfillment. Where do you ship your products from?

Building a Blog Audience

eCommerceFuel

But perhaps the coolest part of her story is how she launched her store: she leveraged the readership of her popular blog to jump­start the business. In my discussion with her you’ll learn: Why she’s not overly concerned with SEO and keywords when it comes to blogging.

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Building a Blog Audience

eCommerceFuel

But perhaps the coolest part of her story is how she launched her store: she leveraged the readership of her popular blog to jump­start the business. In my discussion with her you’ll learn: Why she’s not overly concerned with SEO and keywords when it comes to blogging.

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Building a Blog Audience

eCommerceFuel

But perhaps the coolest part of her story is how she launched her store: she leveraged the readership of her popular blog to jump­start the business. In my discussion with her you’ll learn: Why she’s not overly concerned with SEO and keywords when it comes to blogging.

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[Guest Blog] Order Fulfillment in 2019: Meet Customer Expectations and Increase Conversions

ChannelAdvisor

Customers expect fast and affordable shipping at the click of a button. Thanks to Amazon Prime, two-day shipping is the new normal. Enter same-day shipping and delivery. With same-day shipping, a customer’s order ships out on the same day it’s purchased — but that doesn’t necessarily correlate to when the order will arrive. Then it can be picked, packed and shipped in a timely manner — without you having to lift a finger.

What a Baby Clothes Blog Can Teach You About 991% YoY Growth Using Paid Acquisition

Kissmetrics

Spearmint LOVE started off as a baby clothes blog less than five years ago. Founder Shari Lott had already built up a strong online presence with her popular mommy blog of a similar name, SpearmintBaby. See, scrutinizing data and reading every blog post imaginable is nice.

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[Guest Blog] Top Warehouse Management System Features To Reduce Human Error

ChannelAdvisor

Pick, Pack, Ship. Quality control is often your last line of defense to ensure order accuracy before shipping. If you don’t have this process automated, you can easily ship out an incorrect or damaged item. The same rules apply to warehouse organization; if you don’t know where items are in the warehouse, you’re going to have a hard time picking and shipping them efficiently. Blog post by Sam Smock, marketing manager at SkuVault.

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5 Reasons Retail Needs Ship-from-Store Order Consolidation

OrderDynamics

5 Reasons Retail Needs Ship-from-Store Order Consolidation. That flaw is a lack of ship-from-store order consolidation capabilities. What Are Ship-from-Store Order Consolidation? Ship-from-store order consolidation is a feature of the most advanced order management systems.

[Guest Blog] eBay Reflects on Catalyst 2018 and the Future of E-Commerce

ChannelAdvisor

In a recent blog post , our VP of Buyer Experiences, Mohan Patt, went into more detail about how we’re reimagining shopping on eBay. Either the shipping costs are reimbursed or they can return their purchase at no cost with a pre-paid label. To top that off, in March we launched an augmented reality tool for sellers that helps determine the right packaging and shipping options for your sales. Blog post by eBay. Another fantastic Catalyst event has come and gone.

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How to handle production and shipping during the Chinese New Year

Payoneer

Logistics and shipping problems. Once your goods have been produced, you’ll still have to deal with the disruption to logistics, customs, and shipping. The post How to handle production and shipping during the Chinese New Year appeared first on The Payoneer Blog.

Operations Strategy: A Recipe for Fulfillment Success

PFS

What’s more, shoppers only pull out their wallets when they score free or dirt-cheap shipping rates – or when they have omni-channel options to tap into, such as buy in-store and ship to home, and buy online pick up in-store, to name a few. Build your capacity to ship same-day.

4 international shipping tips for eSellers this holiday season

Payoneer

In some cases, eSellers focus well on more general costs of doing business, but overlook some critical opportunities to save, such as on international shipping. The following is a look at several helpful tips you can use to save on international shipping this holiday season. Some shipping services allow you to bundle items together more effectively than others. The costs of international shipping vary greatly by region and country.

4 Easy Amazon FBA Tricks To Manage Your FBA Inventory

ecomdash

Blog Ecommerce Tips ecommerce ecommerce tips inventory management marketing seller tips shipping management trendingUse these 4 easy Amazon FBA tricks to manage your inventory, making your online store more profitable and more efficient. Read more.

The Impact of China’s One Belt One Road on e-Commerce: A FBA Shipping & Routing Guide

Payoneer

Amazon FBA Shipping & Routing Guide. When it comes to sending goods to Amazon warehouses, one of the most important requirements are those related to shipping & routing. Shipping & Routing.

Future of Ecommerce: How Technology Will Change in 20 Years

Blue Acorn

Pinpoint Shipping. If humans can’t achieve some sort of teleportation device in the next 20 years and 3D printing hasn’t been improved to be used for things other than rapid prototyping, the next best case scenario is pinpoint shipping. Shipping and people.

8 Ways Ecommerce Brands Prepare for the Holidays

Blue Acorn

Also, be sure to offer free shipping! Shipping costs are the number one cause of cart abandonment, and this abandonment is entirely avoidable. Free shipping is also useful from a business standpoint because it raises the perceived value of your product.

Retail 2017 Review and 2018 Outlook: State of Retail Infographic

Dynamic Action

Benchmarks for shipping. Blog Infographic Resources Thought Leadership customer behavior inventory marketing retail benchmarks retail best practices retail index 2017 retail markdowns retail profit retail promotions retail trends returns shippingSTATE OF RETAIL: 2017 Year-in-Review and 2018 Outlook. Analysis of over $7 billion in consumer transactions reveals the leading trends of 2017 and identifies top strategies for retail success in 2018.

Free shipping – why it’s so worthwhile & what it will actually cost you

Payoneer

While delivery is a major expense for many retailers, both smaller and larger brands continue to play around with the idea of offering free shipping as an incentive to buyers. Don’t think offering free shipping is worth your while? According to long- and short-term studies, it has been seen that providing free shipping increases consumer spending and boosts overall revenue. Free shipping throughout the year. Shipping rates in the area.

5 Notable Delivery Trends (Third-Party Delivery, Delivery Bots, and more)

Prisync

The post 5 Notable Delivery Trends (Third-Party Delivery, Delivery Bots, and more) appeared first on Prisync's E-Commerce Blog. Shipping & Fulfillment delivery delivery bot third-party delivery

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Advanced Omni-Channel: Retail Order Consolidations

OrderDynamics

Second, the function lets retailers execute on the more sophisticated hub and spoke omni-channel model for their ship-from-store strategy. A major problem facing most retailers running ship-from-store fulfillment, is the single order multi-box scenario.