What Is Dunnage?

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There’s manufacturing terminology that’s familiar to supply chain and warehouse personnel, but still semi-foreign to consumers and even some retailers. For example, the latter may ask, what is dunnage? In simplified terms, dunnage is the packing materials used to protect goods and fragile freight when shipped. There are multiple types … Read More

What Is a Shipping Label and How Does It Work?

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Every package requires a shipping label, but what is a shipping label exactly and how does it work? Shipping labels are critical to inbound and outbound logistics. They are the identifiers of tracking information that ensure packages are shipped and delivered to the correct customer and location.  When they are … Read More

A Guide To Premium Shipping Options

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Creating a premium customer experience is essential in the world of e-commerce. One of the most important factors in meeting customer satisfaction is shipping speed. Customers want items they’ve paid for to be delivered as soon as possible. To compete in the market, a business needs to have fast shipping … Read More

Order Fulfillment Strategies: Tips for Improving Order Fulfillment Times

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Though the rapid demand for products has somewhat normalized in the later stages of the coronavirus pandemic, speedy delivery times will always be in peak demand. In this eCommerce order fulfillment guide you will find tips for improving order fulfillment times, best practices for faster shipping and the latest technologies to … Read More

Preparing for E-Commerce Black Friday 2020 in Advance

E-Commerce Black Friday

The COVID-19 pandemic changed the way consumers buy and shop online, leading many e-commerce retailers to change their Black Friday and Cyber Monday strategies. With no precedent for online shopping during a pandemic, the question on everyone’s mind is “How do I prepare for Black Friday E-Commerce in 2020?” Fortunately, … Read More

The Ultimate Guide to Storing and Shipping HAZMAT

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Hazardous materials (HAZMAT) are exactly what they sound like – materials that are hazardous to your health or the environment. But it may surprise you to learn which everyday products are actually classified as HAZMAT. This guide to shipping hazardous materials has everything you need to know about HAZMAT shipping … Read More

Benefits Of Automated Shipping And How It Works

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Whether you’re a customer or a retailer, shipping is the most complicated and expensive component of any eCommerce transaction. It takes time, money, and labor to pick an item off a shelf, package it up, and ship it out via the most efficient, cost-effective method possible. In this guide to … Read More

What Does It Really Mean When Your Order Is Shipped?

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How do I track my package? Why is my package taking so long to deliver? What does order confirmed mean? Is dispatched the same as shipped? As a retailer, you probably run into a lot of customers with questions like these. Fortunately, this guide to shipping statuses and last-mile delivery … Read More