Shipbob + BigCommerce
Why outsource BigCommerce shipping and fulfillment to ShipBob?
Connect your BigCommerce store with ShipBob’s software in just a few clicks, then import your products and orders in minutes. The backend work is already done for you, so it’s easy to get started. As soon as an order is placed on your BigCommerce store, it’s automatically pushed to ShipBob, where it’ll be picked, packed, and shipped to your customer.
You can track the entire process in real-time from the ShipBob dashboard — from purchase through delivery and even returns.
Your customers expect fast, affordable shipping. With ShipBob, you have access to ecommerce logistics at scale — without the price tag. When your customer places an order on your BigCommerce store, ShipBob chooses the fastest and most cost-effective shipping option, from standard ground to same-day options.
Real-time inventory management for your BigCommerce store allows you to track inventory levels and forecast demand right from the ShipBob dashboard. Track how much stock you have available at each of ShipBob’s fulfillment centers and receive automatic notifications when you need to reorder inventory for your BigCommerce store.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is ecommerce fulfillment?
ShipBob’s ecommerce fulfillment service helps with everything from warehousing, packing, inventory management, shipping, and refunds. ShipBob helps speed up everything in your fulfillment chain, getting packages to customers as quickly as possible.
Does BigCommerce provide free shipping?
Working with ShipBob can help you offer free shipping on your BigCommerce store at a price that won’t kill your margins. ShipBob’s network of fulfillment centers allows you to split inventory across multiple locations near your customers, helping you reduce the time in transit, speeding up deliveries. You can also require a purchase threshold for free shipping — a strategy that led ShipBob customer iloveplum to a 97% increase in average order value.
Does BigCommerce calculate shipping costs?
BigCommerce merchants can enable real-time shipping quotes that charge customers the exact shipping fees (plus a handling fee if you choose to add one to protect your margins). Real-time quotes take into account package size, package weight, origin and destination addresses, tracking, and insurance. You can also offer pre-calculated shipping options, such as flat-rate shipping or free shipping.
How do returns work with BigCommerce?
When you partner with ShipBob, we can help automate the returns process for your BigCommerce store in a quick and cost-effective way. You can have returned goods sent back to their respective spots in the warehouse, have them shipped to you, or have us recycle any defective or damaged items. ShipBob can also provide a link you can put on your website to have customers automatically generate a return label.
Does ShipBob integrate with BigCommerce?
Yes, ShipBob easily integrates with your BigCommerce shop. As soon as an order is placed, ShipBob will begin to get it ready for shipment, and soon your package will be off to customers!
Will ShipBob work with BigCommerce’s eBay and Amazon integrations?
Yes, ShipBob can ship to your eBay and Amazon customers through the BigCommerce integrations. Your customers (regardless of the channel they are on) can enjoy fast 2-day shipping!