Building an effective ecommerce inventory process is one of the most important yet challenging aspects of running a successful business. A great place to start is to develop a solid foundation that streamlines the process, and to familiarize yourself with industry best practices.
Partnering with a 3PL can simplify the inventory management process with best-in-class inventory management software that integrates in minutes with your online store. Our technology delivers real-time insight and data you can rely on. With ShipBob, you can rest assured that your inventory is in good hands!
Ecommerce inventory management with ShipBob
ShipBob combines fulfillment services and proprietary technology with ecommerce inventory management software built in. With ShipBob, merchants are able to seamlessly manage inventory, even across multiple stores and fulfillment centers, while delivering fast and affordable shipping for their customers.
“We have access to live inventory management, knowing exactly how many units we have in Texas vs. Chicago vs. New York. It not only helps with our overall process in managing and making sure our inventory levels are balanced but also for tax purposes at the end of the year. ShipBob made simplified the entire process for our accountants and for us.”
Matt Dryfhout, Founder & CEO of BAKblade
Using more than one warehouse to store inventory, also known as distributed inventory, is a great way to deliver fast and affordable shipping to your customers. ShipBob owns several fulfillment centers within the continental US to deliver 2-day shipping nationwide.
With ShipBob’s inventory tracking software in place, your orders and inventory are synced in real-time. Having the technology to set up real-time inventory counts in our fulfillment centers allows you to view the status of inventory you send to us, the quantity on hand at our fulfillment center(s), and many metrics on your inventory’s performance.
Inventory reorder points
ShipBob’s inventory management software and analytics dashboard make it easy to calculate and automate reorder points. This helps ensure you’ll always have just enough inventory on hand without falling behind on your next batch. Being able to calculate reorder points also leads to better, more accurate forecasting by having timely and accurate data to pull from.
How ShipBob works
When you choose ShipBob as your 3PL partner, you’re given the support, resources, facilities, and tools you need to simplify the inventory management and ecommerce fulfillment process. Once you connect your store to our technology, we’ll get you set up to send us your inventory and ecommerce orders will automatically be fulfilled after your customers make a purchase. Don’t waste another minute — let us help you get started.