E-commerce markets are in constant flux. New trends take off before the last “next big thing” has even been implemented. Looking forward toward 2020, what is the new “next big thing?”
Single-Warehouse vs Multi-Warehouse
Shipping orders from one single warehouse becomes inefficient once an online store is shipping multiple orders worldwide. Then it is time to think about spreading inventory to more than one location. This is called multi-warehousing or distributing inventory. There are many advantages to multi-warehousing. Read more!
How does the server location affect your page load speed?
Every online store needs a server that is physically located somewhere. One of the most common option is to use a shared web hosting plan, virtual private server or i.e WooCommerce website with a WordPress-optimized service. While planning server issues you might wan't to know that faster load time increases online sales. According to researches, the page load time is directly related to conversion and immediate bounce rate. Although the difference of one or two second in the load time may quickly seem small, it can be surprisingly important. For example, according to a research done by Google, the immediate bounce rate will increase significantly after the first three seconds. Read more in our blog!
Ship like a PRO - How to ensure Efficiency in your e-commerce logistics?
Operations excellence is a key factor in e-com logistics. You need to tackle many must-win battles in order to compete with the fast growing online store market , where anyone can sell anything to anywhere. By outsourcing logistics operations, online retailers can also ensure that warehouse facilities are being kept up-to-date with digitalization, freight contracts are being negotiated yearly and delivery peaks are met. In addition, international deliveries and shipments with customs practices are done accordingly. In fact, over 85% of Fortune 500 companies are using 3PL partners. Read more!
Going Green: TOP5 tips to Improve the Environmental Impact of Your Online Store
There’s no doubt about it - the online store business is a huge deal. By 2022 business is reaching $5.8 trillion. Just think of all the extra orders that will be placed and products to be shipped and delivered to reach that figure. The environmental impact of the digital commerce growth will be huge. The climate change is a global issue.
It is time to Go Green. Acting with environmental consciousness is an investment for your brand