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Inventory Carrying Cost: Formula, Definition, and How to Save on Costs with ShipBob

Ecommerce businesses must optimize their inventory purchasing and warehousing. Learn what carrying costs are, how to calculate them, and how to save money.

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Picking List Definition, How to Create One, and Types of Pick Lists

Picking lists may seem like a small part of the order fulfillment process, but they can actually have a major effect on your supply chain. Learn more here.

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What are Logistics Costs: Are Your Logistics Costing You Too Much?

Running a successful ecommerce business involves managing a tight budget, yet many businesses unknowingly overspend in many areas. One of the costliest offenders is the supply chain. When there’s pressure to be competitive, offer customers the best service, and provide a memorable experience — all while being profitable — how do you keep logistics costs […]

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What is Warehouse Management? How to Get the Most From a Warehouse Management System

Learn how to optimize operational processes in your warehouse or partner with a 3PL that provides warehouse management services for you.

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How to Fulfill Orders Yourself & What Challenges to Look Out For

Self-fulfillment is often the starting point for shipping orders for a small business. Here are the steps, challenges, and signs it’s time to use a 3PL.

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Inventory Accounting Defined – The Importance of Inventory Accounting

Inventory accounting is an essential part of tracking the costs of goods sold for any ecommerce business. Learn how it impacts your financial well-being.

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3PL Warehouse vs. In House Logistics: Should You Invest in Your Own Warehouse or Outsource Ecommerce Fulfillment?

When it comes to fulfillment, should a growing ecommerce company build or lease a warehouse and infrastructure themselves, or partner with a 3PL provider?

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Everything You Need To Know About Product Sourcing For Your Business

If you’re a retailer — brick and mortar, online, or both — then product sourcing is the linchpin of your business. Here’s what you need to know about successful product sourcing.

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Using Multichannel Retailing to Unleash Your Ecommerce Potential in 2022

What does it mean to be successful with multichannel retailing in 2019? Find out in this guide from ShipBob partner, ChannelAdvisor.

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What is Warehousing? ShipBob’s Guide to Warehousing Solutions and Logistics

Learn how warehousing and storage works in the overall logistics process, including warehouse management, operations, WMS software, and more.

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