Catalog Fulfillment Services
Whether you’re looking for a paper catalog fulfillment solution or need help fulfilling an online product catalog, ShipBob has you covered!
ShipBob offers a wide range of catalog fulfillment services, including omnichannel solutions, B2B fulfillment, and international selling.
By partnering with ShipBob, you spend less time on logistics and more time building your business. Read on to learn more about ShipBob’s services.
We eventually got into Target with one SKU but then quickly expanded to include nearly all of our 27 products. We have a very productive relationship with them and couldn’t be happier. They’ve been a great partner.
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What is catalog fulfillment?
Catalog fulfillment refers to a few different catalog logistics services. Logistics companies can offer fulfillment solutions for paper catalogs, including warehousing, picking and packing, and shipping.
Another catalog fulfillment type refers to online catalog management and inventory tracking of high volumes of SKUs.
Paper catalog fulfillment
The types of services needed to fulfillment paper catalogs comes down to your business’s needs and how often new issues of paper catalogs need to be fulfilled.
Fulfilling an online product catalog
Catalog fulfillment also refers to fulfilling an online product catalog. When items are placed on an ecommerce website, the next step is to make sure there is enough inventory for the picking and packing process.
Fulfilling an online product catalog can be done in house with a low volume of orders and a small amount of SKUs. But when a business grows, many businesses will outsource fulfillment to a logistics company to take care of the process on their behalf.
ShipBob’s catalog fulfillment services
ShipBob has partnered with a wide range of brands to help optimize their order fulfillment process for catalog products or managing an online catalog.
Once we receive your inventory at one or more of our fulfillment center locations, it is then stored in our warehouse until items are ready to be fulfilled.
Once orders are placed on your online store, our fulfillment experts pick and pack items and ship orders as fast as possible. We partner with top shipping carriers and negotiate bulk shipping rates to pass the savings on to you and your customers.
Inventory storage and management
ShipBob can store your inventory in one or many strategically located fulfillment centers (of your choice), so that your business can ship quickly and cost-effectively anywhere.
You can store inventory across locations and still manage everything in one place with ShipBob’s powerful, centralized fulfillment platform that integrates with your existing logistics systems.
ShipBob’s technology accurately keeps track of current and historical inventory levels to help you make better decisions on when to replenish inventory and even where to store it.
From ShipBob’s dashboard you can:
- Get full visibility into real-time inventory levels.
- Review storage and other integrated logistics costs.
- Set automatic reorder notification points.
- Track historical sales data and other metrics for use in demand forecasting, including tools to view how quickly increases in demand will deplete inventory.
“We’re currently fulfilling all of our B2B and DTC orders through ShipBob. It’s been a massive help for us to kind of centralize all of that, especially going into 2022.”Nathan Garrison, Co-Founder and CEO of Sharkbanz
Fulfillment and shipping
After orders are automatically processed and sent to the optimal ShipBob fulfillment location, the picking and packing process begins.
Thanks to ShipBob’s network of fulfillment centers, you can keep your inventory closer to your customers. You can reach customers across the US or across the world with faster and cheaper deliveries from multiple locations.
Shipping labels are generated using the ideal, most cost-effective carrier for each order. ShipBob partners with regional, domestic, and international shipping carriers ,negotiating rates on your behalf.
“DTC is our bread and butter, and with ShipBob we can offer 2-day shipping, gift notes, and other aspects of the modern delivery experience that consumers want.”
Aaron Patterson, COO of The Adventure Challenge