Get Ready for Free Shipping in Time for the Holidays [Infographic]

by Sarah Smith | Free Shipping, Holiday Fulfillment, Infographic

Are you prepared to fill the demands of fast and free shipping for the holiday season? Here are four steps you should be taking to get ready for free shipping in time for the holidays……

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How to Offer Free Shipping and Increase Profits

by Carolina Cano-Espinoza | 2-Day-Shipping, eCommerce Strategy, Free Shipping

  Remember when ordering something online meant paying an exorbitant amount in shipping and handling costs and waiting 5-7 business days to get it? Well, that just won’t cut it for your customers anymore. Today’s online shoppers expect more from their eCommerce buys than just reliable delivery. Consumers EXPECT fast and free shipping and expect you to deliver. Growing competition and increasing shipping promotions have created a new challenge for retailers.

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New Dim Weight Changes for 2017

by Sarah Smith | 2-Day-Shipping, Customer Satisfaction, eCommerce Fulfillment

Unless you’re an eCommerce merchant who’s been hiding under a rock for a few years or dealing solely in intangible products, you’ve probably heard a thing or two about Dim Weight. The Dimensional Weight Pricing model (also known as DIM) was introduced in 2015. The purpose of Dim Weight is to ensure that shipments are billed properly when they utilize a larger amount of space in carrier transport vehicles, like planes and trucks.

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Dimensional Weight Defined [Infographic]

by Sarah Smith | eCommerce Strategy, Free Shipping, Infographic

What exactly is dimensional weight and why is it important to know for your online business? Learn what you need to know about dimensional weight in this simple infographic.

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Prepare Now to Win Last-Minute Holiday Shoppers

by Sarah Smith | 2-Day-Shipping, Customer Satisfaction, Free Shipping

To prepare for the busy upcoming holiday season, it is important to take a look at trends from the previous year, learn from them, and plan accordingly. A study done by Magnetic on holiday shopping trends revealed that a prominent trend from the 2015 holiday season was an influx in last minute shoppers. About ⅓ of holiday shoppers were purchasing gifts just a few weeks before the holiday. For the 2016 holiday rush, you should be ready to use this shopping trend to your company’s advantage.

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Top Holiday Tips for 2015

by Sarah Smith | eCommerce, Free Shipping, Holiday Fulfillment

How Leading eCommerce Retailers Will Maximize Sales The 2015 holiday season is drawing near. It is never too early to begin thinking about the upcoming holiday season. However, those who delay their planning and preparation run the risk of missing out on sales and profits. In the rapidly changing world of eCommerce, each coming year brings drastic changes to technology and buyer behavior.

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Are You Paying the High Costs of Cheap Fulfillment?

by Sarah Smith | Customer Satisfaction, eCommerce, eCommerce Fulfillment

Many e-Commerce business owners share a common experience: oftentimes a “bargain” can end up costing far more than purchasing a quality service. Maybe the first time you learned this lesson was with a purchased “prospect list” that generated nothing more than a deluge of SPAM complaints. Or perhaps it was with a low cost software that failed to deliver on the promised solutions or even created more problems than it solved.

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Cheat the Clock: Start Shipping Holiday Sales TODAY

by Sarah Smith | 2-Day-Shipping, Customer Satisfaction, eCommerce

We’ve said it before, but we’d like to remind you… …the 2014 calendar will present eTailers with another short holiday season, with a mere 26 shopping days from Black Friday through Christmas Eve. Hopefully by now you’ve set your sales goals, stocked holiday inventory, updated both desktop and mobile websites, hired (or are hiring) new staff, optimized your warehouse facilities and fulfillment procedures and prepared for the coming holiday season.

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Precise Fulfillment & Shipping + Passionate Professionalism

by Sarah Smith | 2-Day-Shipping, Customer Satisfaction, eCommerce

Inside the Rakuten Super Logistics Secret Formula for Happy Customers A happy customer is a win-win for every business. As business and competition in the e-Commerce realm increases, eTailers committed to customer satisfaction will stand a greater chance of being rewarded with success. Happy customers become brand evangelists, who provide free advertising and marketing via word-of-mouth reviews both on- and off-line.

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Will Fulfillment Drive Your Holiday Sales Down the Drain?

by Rakuten | eCommerce Fulfillment, Free Shipping, Holiday Fulfillment

Avoid the biggest holiday fulfillment blunders and compete with any store online. How much growth have you projected for your online sales this holiday season? Volusion, a leading e-Commerce platform provider and one of our partners, has predicted most smaller to mid-sized sites will average 9% sales growth. However, many of the larger e-Commerce giants are expected to enjoy as much as a 15.5% boost in sales during the 2014 holiday season.

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