Leipzig Fulfilment Services
Germany is one of the largest ecommerce market in the world.
It’s never been a better time to sell more across Germany. But to best prepare for global expansion, consider partnering with an international 3PL with leading omnichannel solutions like ShipBob.
Whether you’re looking for a Leipzig fulfilment service or an online business looking to expand outside Germany, ShipBob offers a global network of fulfilment centre locations, including a centralised location in mainland Europe (in Poland that’s strategically located near the border of Germany to reach Polish and German customers in 1 business day).
Read on to learn more.
We reached out to ShipBob, as we became more concerned with Brexit and wanted a fulfilment centre in the European Union. Beyond taking care of all of our mainland European and Ireland orders, we quickly became very impressed by ShipBob’s transparency, simplicity, and intuitive dashboard.
Operations Manager of SuperSpeed Golf
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Sell more across Europe with ShipBob
Serving customers across Europe is a challenge if you’re only shipping from location in Leipzig. You’ll have to deal with cross-border shipping costs and longer transit times.
But ShipBob takes away the headaches of cross-border shipping across Europe and other international markets.
ShipBob is an international 3PL with locations across the globe, including an EU fulfilment centre location. By storing inventory in ShipBob’s EU locations, you could see delivery timelines as fast as 1 day.
Rather than looking at international shipping and fulfilment as a hassle, you can look at it as an opportunity for growth. The faster you can get packages out the door and the more you can reduce shipping costs, the quicker your business will grow.
Go global with ShipBob
A 3PL with global fulfilment services allows fast-growing ecommerce businesses to expand their customer base and launch into new markets.
With ShipBob, you get access to the necessary infrastructure and technology needed to go global, and you choose the locations to store inventory in based on where your customers are located, so you can deliver to international customers faster.
Our logistics network is powered by the same fulfilment software, which provides consistency — from warehousing, picking, packing, kitting, B2B orders, and much more.
Every ShipBob fulfilment centre is operated by the same warehouse management system and customer support team to provide the same level of world-class fulfilment, consistency, and transparency throughout our network.
“There’s a pair of Ombraz on every continent, so international shipping is very important to us — not only in terms of costs but also the customer experience.
When I found out ShipBob was expanding into both Canada and Europe, I knew we wanted to expand our physical footprint with them. This would offer us the ability to reduce taxes and tariffs that come with international shipping.”
Nikolai Paloni, Co-Founder of Ombraz Sunglasses
How ShipBob improves your fulfilment and logistics
Save on fulfilment costs
Coffee creamer brand Prymal joined ShipBob in 2019 and was quickly able to save $8,000 per month on fulfilment costs, while at the same time achieving 4x growth.
Improve your conversion rate
Not only was BAKblade able to scale internationally by partnering with ShipBob, but they found adding 2-Day Shipping increased their conversions as well.
Store, ship, and grow internationally
Sunglasses brand Ombraz distributed their inventory across 3 fulfilment centres in two different countries. This has allowed them to ship to 55 countries on seven continents.
With ShipBob’s network of fulfilment centres, you can strategically split your inventory across our locations to get your products from point A to point B more quickly and affordably. Storing inventory near your customers helps reduce the shipping zones and costs associated with shipping orders to faraway destinations.
Distributed inventory also helps you stay competitive by offering fast shipping to your customers. When an order is placed, ShipBob’s algorithm automatically selects the warehouse and carrier that will give you the quickest turnaround at the best price. This strategy has helped our merchants bring 13% savings to their bottom line.
100% Coverage Across the Continental US
If you’re looking to expand into the United States, ShipBob has 2-Day Express Shipping that provides 100% coverage in the continental US from even just one fulfilment centre.
You can also distribute your inventory across ShipBob’s fulfilment centres across all regions of the United States. We leave it up to you to decide where you want us to store your inventory.
At ShipBob, we track your orders from A to Z. Filter orders by status, search for specific orders, see a quick timeline view of where your order is in the fulfilment process (e.g. when an order is picked, packed, or shipped), easily find shipping-related information (e.g., weights, dimensions, or carrier service), and get a quick snapshot of any orders that require action.
With order management software for your direct-to-consumer and wholesale shipments, you can manage subscriptions, make changes to your orders post-purchase, map your store’s shipping options to ShipBob, and automatically share tracking information with your customers.
Reporting and analytics
To provide you with visibility into our operations and performance, and also hold ourselves accountable, ShipBob’s free analytics tool is packed with charts to help you with everything from year-end reporting, to better supply chain decision-making.
Data can be a competitive advantage, and our reports show an analysis of which fulfilment centres you should stock, days of inventory left before you run out, impact of promotions on stock levels, each shipping method’s average cart value, shipping cost, and days in transit, your fulfilment cost per order, storage cost per unit, and much more.
End-to-end customer experience
We care about the customer experience as much as you and strive to be an extension of your team. From custom branded boxes to free plain packaging, ShipBob works with you to provide the unboxing experience you want. We also help you offer the fastest, most cost-effective shipping options to meet your customers’ expectations.
As soon as an order ships, tracking is pushed back to your store. We also offer return management services, allowing customers to generate return shipping labels and track returns, while getting your products processed and back into your available inventory as efficiently as possible.