Rakuten Super Logistics Celebrates 15 Years of eCommerce Fulfillment

by Sarah Smith | eCommerce Fulfillment, Infographic, Webgistix

RSL is celebrating 15 years of online order fulfillment in 2016! Take a look at this timeline showing our biggest milestones to date.

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Changing, Connecting & Creating at IRCE Booth #251

by Sarah Smith | Freight, IRCE, Rakuten

It’s time for the Main Day 1 of IRCE and we’re here in Chicago ready for “Changing Connecting & Creating”. We’ve joined the Rakuten group in IRCE booth #251. Here are a few things we have in store for our visitors throughout the show: Yesterday we released our big announcement: Webgistix is now Rakuten Super Logistics. Stop by and see our new look and learn more about the advantages this provides our customers. A Fun Contest.

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We’ve Got You Covered: Zero Downtime and Free* Inventory Transfer

by Sarah Smith | eCommerce, eCommerce Fulfillment, Freight

During aerial refueling, military planes transfer fuel from one plane to another during flight. This amazing feat eliminates downtime and increases fuel efficiency. It allows planes to fly greater distances at higher speeds and with maximum payloads. Aerial refueling requires perfect timing, specialized equipment and operators trained to complete tasks with exacting precision. By keeping precious cargo in motion, aerial refueling helps eliminate the high cost of downtime.

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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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Online Retailers – Is Your eCommerce Store Ready For The Holidays?

by Sarah Smith | eCommerce, eCommerce Fulfillment, Holiday Fulfillment

We’re almost halfway into October, and you know what that means. That’s right, it’s the beginning of the Holiday season. And as an online retailer, you probably know it starts a month earlier for you than everyone else. While there are huge opportunities in the form of holiday sales, there are also the added complications of dealing with them. Here are a few things to keep in mind before the season starts.

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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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A Few Proven Strategies To Increase Online Retail Sales

by Sarah Smith | eCommerce, eCommerce Fulfillment, Rakuten

What determines how fast your eCommerce site grows? Sometimes it’s not how much you spend on advertising, or how you advertise, but where. If you’re an experienced online store owner, you probably already know the basic inbound marketing channels. The first is Search Engine Optimization (SEO), which is the primary way most people will find your site. A consistent investment in this area will result in a constant stream of visitors.

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3 Essential Tips To Moving Product

by Sarah Smith | eCommerce Fulfillment, Freight, Rakuten

Have you ever had to move from one town to another? If so, you might already know the basics of ensuring smooth product movement. Whether you are just relocating, or moving product from one country to another, there are 3 general principles that should never be overlooked. 1: Make an accurate list. If you are moving your household items, you want to be sure that nothing is left behind and a list helps you keep everything in check.

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A Fool Proof Formula For Easily Boosting Conversion Rates

by Sarah Smith | eCommerce, Rakuten, Webgistix

If you ask 10 conversion experts the quickest and easiest way to improve conversions, you’ll likely get 10 different answers. Any number of things can be responsible for poor conversion. Bad website design. Incorrectly targeted ads. No unique selling proposition. The simple truth is that every conversion issue is different. There is only one foolproof method for increasing conversions that works no matter what kind of issues you have. Testing.

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The Secret of Getting the Most Value Out of Your Outsourced Vendors

by Sarah Smith | eCommerce, eCommerce Fulfillment, Rakuten

Outsour­cing parts of your business to outside vendors means you are relying on experts to help you accomplish more results and perhaps fill a resource gap in your own organization.

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