The eCommerce Logistics Value Chain: What You Need To Know

fulfillment and shipping for shopify and magento

There has been a lot of change in the logistics for consumer commerce over the past few decades. These changes have meant that today’s businesses, which are more often than not eCommerce based, can now offer greater value to the customer while still making exceptional profits. What are the changes that have happened and how […]

  • July 6, 2016

Packaging Alternatives to Protect Your Product

alternatives for packaging plastic

When it comes to fulfilling orders, you have to be smart about how you package your products. Packaging matters for a variety of different reasons including: Deliverability: If goods don’t arrive intact in the hands of your customers, you risk your reputation with them. Customer Impressions: Customized boxes with your branding can create a favorable impression with […]

  • July 4, 2016

3 Ways You Can Ensure Safe Shipping And Regulatory Compliance

Safe Shipping and Legal Compliance MSDS

It isn’t just customer satisfaction that you have to think about when you are shipping your goods. Even if goods are just going a couple of miles, the safety of the shipment is essential and regulatory compliance must be adhered to. Otherwise you can face stiff penalties and possible financial repercussions (see also Amazon and […]

  • June 30, 2016

Why You Need A Total Solution For Your Global eCommerce Order Fulfillment

ecommerce order fulfillment

Are you currently working with a fulfillment centre, and if so, are they offering you the right kind of service? Although delegation will free up more of your time, if your international outsourcing isn’t a total end-to-end solution, you could be hurting your business. Instead of freeing up your time, it could be creating more […]

  • June 24, 2016

5 Things Floship Can Do To Help You Build Your E-Commerce Strategic Direction

eCommerce Strategic Direction

In its two decades of operation, Amazon has set the standard for online retailers: Many of its processes have become benchmarks for how eCommerce should be done. Despite being the worlds largest online retailer, many still raised eyebrows when the company started to diversify. Branching into devices (Amazon Fire), faster delivery systems (Prime), movies, analysts […]

  • June 23, 2016

How To Achieve Peace Of Mind With Your Fulfillment Process

eCommerce Fulfillment International

Is order fulfillment keeping you up at night? Unfortunately, many e-commerce business owners find themselves in this situation. Optimizing the picking, packing and shipping of products needs to be a priority, but streamlining the process is easier said than done. Your inventory needs to be classified, sorted and stored using the right systems. Your workers […]

  • June 20, 2016

How Much Does It Cost to Run a Crowdfunding Program

How much does kickstarter charge

Crowdfunding is a great way to secure funding for your album, art project, film, business idea, tech product, or whatever project you have in mind. But this doesn’t mean that there aren’t costs associated with running a crowdfunding program. What this means is that you need to create a budget for the costs you will […]

  • June 16, 2016

Perks You Can’t Offer in Your Indiegogo Campaign

Crowdfunding Forbidden Perks

Like most people, when you hear the word “crowdfunding,” you probably think of the heavyweight that is Kickstarter. The reward-based crowdfunding site has quickly become a mecca for project creators looking to launch the next big thing. And why not; in the past decade, crowdfunding has grown into a multi-billion dollar industry. Global crowdfunding experienced […]

  • June 11, 2016

Rules and Regulations for International Shipping

HS Codes and Crossborder trade for eCommerce

Are you worried about the rules and regulations for your product’s final destination? Domestic trade can be tough enough, but when you have to consider rules and regulations (as well as customs) for international trade, you may start to get worried about whether you are right to be trading internationally. This can sometimes cause you […]

  • June 10, 2016

Why You Need to Identify a Commercially Viable Returns Solution

International eCommerce How to do cross border returns

A common hurdle to building a more profitable eCommerce business is damaged, broken, or unwanted goods that get returned to your warehouse by your customers. For most brick-and-mortar businesses, this is not a major issue: When a customer wants to return a product, they can go back to the store with the product, packaging and […]

  • June 8, 2016
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