How to Choose the Best Location of a Fulfillment Center When You Outsource to a 3PL
Learn the optimal location of a warehouse if you are outsourcing to a 3PL, how geography impacts order fulfillment, and whether you need multiple fulfillment centers.
New Postage Rates in 2020: Planning For Higher Shipping Costs
Here’s your guide to postage increases in 2020, plus how to best address USPS rate changes, while still keeping revenue high and customers happy.
ShipBob’s New Analytics Tool: How Fast-Growing DTC Brands Use Fulfillment Data
ShipBob’s analytics and reporting tool gives insights into where you should store your inventory, actual transit times by shipping method, and much more.
Shipping Dates 101: Which Dates to Track and What They Mean
Ship dates and delivery dates are important to communicate to customers as well as plan for deliveries. Learn these timelines and how they’re estimated.
Shipping Damages: The Most Common Causes of Damage in Ecommerce and How to Prevent Them
Shipping damages happen while in transit for a variety of reasons, but there are steps you can take to minimize damages and ensure packages arrive safely.
Freight Shipping Demystified: What is Freight Shipping & Benefits of Shipping Freight
Learn freight shipping best practices, including what classifies as freight, the five different freight shipping methods, and how to prepare a freight shipment.
WordPress Ecommerce Shipping: Scaling Your Online Store Through Shipping
Hosting an ecommerce shop on WordPress is a great way to sell goods online, but how should you ship to customers? Learn your top fulfillment options.
Switching 3PLs: How To Know It’s Time to Change Fulfillment Providers & What To Look For in a New 3PL
Not all 3PLs are created equal. Hear lessons learned from other brands, tips on switching 3PLs, and key steps for a smooth transition.
When Should You Split Inventory Across Multiple Fulfillment Centers?
Learn why one warehouse isn’t enough for some ecommerce merchants and when you should distribute inventory across a 3PL’s network of fulfillment centers.
USPS Mail Types: Classes of Mail, Speed, Cost, and More
Here’s everything you need to know about using USPS for ecommerce shipping: USPS mail types, prices, delivery options, and more.
Chinese New Year Shutdown 2020: How to Prepare
Chinese New Year is on January 25, 2020. If your business relies on manufacturers in China or other countries in Asia that celebrate, here’s how to prepare for the holiday shutdown.
‘Tis The Season to Recycle: How to Keep Packaging Out of the Trash Over the Holidays
Learn why consumers should reuse and recycle boxes and packing materials throughout the holiday shopping season and beyond.