10 Ways To Make Your Shipping Rates More Cost-Effective And Efficient

Calculating shipping costs

If you ship freight in 2021, then you know that shipping rates are out of control. Why? In short, Covid-related shipping delays, extremely high inbound freight volumes, and logistical complications both inside and outside the nation’s ports have caused an unprecedented capacity shortage.  These factors place the power to negotiate … Read More

Psychology of Shipping Costs: How to Advertise Shipping


Is free shipping really the best option? Do customers prefer free shipping? Can free shipping actually improve sales? If you’ve asked these questions before, then you’re wondering about the psychology of free shipping. So we created this article on the psychology of shipping costs and how to advertise free shipping.  … Read More

What is Last Mile Logistics?


Picture this scenario – you’re shopping the online store of your favorite retailer when you see a shiny new product that you just have to have. You buy it without a moment’s hesitation and you even fork over the extra cash for same day delivery. That evening, you sit in … Read More

Four New Year’s Resolutions for E-Commerce Businesses


It’s that time of year again where we tighten our belts and commit ourselves to improving our lives in the coming year. How you go about improving your situation depends entirely on who you are now and who you want to be in the new year. If you own an … Read More

10 Strategies for Reducing Supply Chain and Logistics Costs


There is no doubt about it. If you want to run a successful e-commerce business, you have to minimize your logistics costs. But how do you reduce logistics costs without sacrificing service or customer satisfaction? Fortunately, the majority can be mitigated with sound logistics planning, informed decision-making, and the right … Read More

5 Ways to Improve Last-Mile Delivery


If the trade and tariff tumult of the last year has shown us anything it’s that nothing is certain in the logistics industry, except consumer demand for same day or next day deliveries. In today’s e-commerce market, it’s no longer ok to simply be fast – as an e-commerce business, … Read More

How Globalization Impacts Supply Chain Management

In recent decades the world has become much, much smaller than it used to be. The internet and significant improvements to transportation infrastructures has turned the world into one globalized market. This global market offers businesses opportunities to reach new customers and secure a diverse selection of new workers, materials, … Read More

Amazon FBA Alternatives

Before we discuss Amazon FBA alternatives, we need to understand more about Amazon’s FBA. Let’s face it, Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) set the bar high for e-commerce businesses. Amazon’s order fulfillment network has the resources, technology, and capability to provide free, fast, flexible shipping to anywhere on the planet. Same … Read More