With more people shopping online today than ever, the amount of returns has increased as well. At least 30% of all products ordered online are returned, as compared to 8.89% in brick-and-mortar stores. This high amount of returns has put a strain on supply chain funnels and increased the need for more efficient reverse logistics [...]
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This post is part two in a two-part series. Read part one here. In part one of this two-part blog series, we discussed three ways that e-commerce businesses can use social media to build brand loyalty, drive more traffic to your website, and increase your sales. An effective social media strategy allows you to nurture [...]
Barcodes play a major role in efficient product fulfillment by providing a method to track and store information about individual products, as well as cases or pallets containing hundreds, thousands, or even millions of items. Without barcodes, product information would have to entered manually; a system that would likely result in a lot of human [...]
Packaging and shipping costs are one of the biggest expenses for e-commerce businesses, regardless of their size, industry and experience. However, the good news that some of them may not be aware of is that there are opportunities to save. How can businesses take advantage of packaging and shipping-related discounts? E-commerce business owners, did you [...]
This post is part one in a two-part series. By now almost every e-commerce business owner has heard multiple times that their brand needs to be on social media. However, what you may not have heard about is how to use social media to build brand loyalty, drive more traffic to your website, and increase [...]
Also referred to as a payment dispute, a chargeback occurs when a consumer questions a credit or debit card transaction and asks their card-issuing bank to reverse it. When this happens, the bank freezes the funds involved in the transaction and investigates to verify the credibility of the claim. If the merchant can’t prove that [...]
No matter what size e-commerce company you own, shipping is an important component of your business that you must get right. If you’re an e-commerce business owner who spends a lot of time thinking about how to improve your shipping experience while saving yourself time and money, read on! Here are 6 ways that e-commerce [...]
Shipping can be a challenge for businesses large and small. There’s a lot to consider in a world where Amazon’s massive fulfillment operation is the mark to match. Even if you’re not looking to fulfill orders at lightning speed, there are many other factors you should weigh when developing your approach to shipping. If You [...]
Everybody knows the last mile delivery truck. It might be brown, yellow or white, but all of these trucks do the same job: they make last mile deliveries possible. Everybody knows those trucks, but do you really know how important they are to the entire supply chain? If it weren’t for those trucks, the story [...]