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?”
Top 3 action items any growth-focused e-commerce owner should be doing
When you own an e-commerce business, chances are you have a long list of things that need to be done and you can’t keep up with all of them. When you partner with a reliable service provider for your 3PL outsourcing needs, you’ll suddenly have a lot more time on your hands. Here are 3 ideas on how to use it.
Is your online store ready for international markets?
Selling online enables you to sell all over the globe. In e-commerce anyone can sell anything to anywhere. However many online stores do not use this huge opportunity to scale up sales and reach new markets and potential customers. Why? Usually it comes down to the lack of understanding the cross-border fulfillment. Read more how to start.
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!
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!