3 Keys to Ramp Up e-Commerce Fulfillment During Peak Seasons

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

As consumers, we often get anxious seeing holiday displays months before the actual holiday. Who isn’t tired of hearing about or seeing a “Christmas in July!” promotion!? However, for merchants it’s never too early to start thinking about holiday fulfillment or any peak season that’s important to your business.

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5 Fulfillment Trends We’ll Be Talking about at IRCE

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

We’re shipping out to Chicago. On June 10th, Webgistix is headed to IRCE, the premiere event for eCommerce and online retailing. This once-yearly get together is more than just a place to see the latest trends in online selling, it’s also where new technology is unveiled and we get a glimpse of what’s ahead for 2014.

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Be Smart about Freight Management: 5 Ways to Get Better Quotes

by Sarah Smith | eCommerce Fulfillment, Freight, International Fulfillment

If you are an ecommerce retailer, then you know that managing freight is a necessary and important cost of doing business, but it can be complicated and overwhelming to deal with all the requirements while maximizing your supply chain efficiency. Additionally, import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports continue to increase according to the National Retail Federation (NRF) despite federal spending cuts that could slow down cargo processing.

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How You Can Break Into The $309 Billion European Online Market

by Sarah Smith | eCommerce Fulfillment, International Fulfillment, Rakuten

If you’re the owner of an online business, you’re probably always looking for ways to grow your company. The more exciting way to do that is to enter into a market that you know will have demand for your product. Sometimes you can accomplish this by creating a new product. In other cases, you have to find a new market, whether it’s a different state, country, or continent.

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How To Sell Internationally Online Easily with Online Fulfillment

by Sarah Smith | eCommerce, International Fulfillment, Outsourced Fulfillment

Many eCommerce companies don’t know how to sell internationally online with ease. Cross-border eCommerce is becoming more and more relevant to small and medium sized businesses. Only a few years ago, this was exclusive to large corporations that had the resources and know-how to expand overseas. But in the “Era of Small Business,” the ability of even smaller companies to reach vast foreign populations has increased to incredible levels.

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Joe’s Thoughts: International Fulfillment Solutions

by Sarah Smith | eCommerce, eCommerce Fulfillment, International Fulfillment

Webgistix recently took part in a series of seminars run by eBay in China and Hong Kong for Chinese retailers interested in shipping to the US. International commerce is a rising trend, and one that’s accelerated by the growth of online communication. Doing business internationally is now easier than ever, not only for those in others countries to business in the US, but also vice-versa.

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Ten Secrets to Successfully Outsourcing Your Order Fulfillment #10

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

Tip 10: Ask how much you get.It’s incredibly important to get a detailed list of all the services, features, and benefits that the fulfillment provider offers.

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Joe’s Thoughts: How has the Internet Affected International Commerce?

by Sarah Smith | eCommerce, International Fulfillment

Operating internationally used to be the exclusive domain of large corporations, but recently it has become incredibly easy to sell products and services overseas. Prominent industry leaders have called it the era of small business, as the ability of these companies to reach vast segments of people worldwide has boomed. Though there are many contributing causes to this new phenomenon, its main cause is incontestably the growth, spread, and evolution of online technologies.

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Joe’s Thoughts: How has the Internet Affected International eCommerce?

by Sarah Smith | Customer Satisfaction, eCommerce, International Fulfillment

Operating internationally used to be the exclusive domain of large corporations, but recently it has become incredibly easy to sell products and services overseas. Prominent industry leaders have called it the era of small business, as the ability of these companies to reach vast segments of people worldwide has boomed. Though there are many contributing causes to this new phenomenon, its main cause is incontestably the growth, spread, and evolution of online technologies.

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