What is Kitting

The Basics of Kitting: A Comprehensive Guide

Warehouse kitting is an essential part of the order fulfillment process for eCommerce businesses today. Kitting allows brands to streamline operations and reduce costs by …

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Ebay Fulfillment

Anyone who is slightly familiar with online shipping is aware of the timeless presence of eBay. Despite its evolving infrastructure, eBay has remained a top


How To Negotiate Shipping Rates

If you’re an eCommerce business that frequently ships its inventory, you likely understand how quickly shipping costs can add up. Without having a firm understanding

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Is Fulfilled By Amazon Worth It in 2022

Gone are the days of needing something for the house or family, jumping in the car, and traveling to purchase items. Now, purchasing goods is

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Types of Packaging Materials

When shipping a large amount of products, whether as a small business or large ecommerce platform, utilizing the right kind of packaging materials is critical

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10 Ways to Reduce Shipping Costs

No one likes a price jump, and shipping prices are no different. With the increasing popularity of the ecommerce industry, shipping prices are only projected

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Electronic Data Interchange in Shipping

Understanding the entire scope of shipping logistics can be an overwhelming task, especially once a business begins selling products through larger marketplaces. Over time, merchants

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What Is The Target Marketplace?

When consumers need to shop for goods, whether that be clothing and apparel or groceries, one of the most popular stores is Target. The American

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Amazon Fulfilled by Merchant

There’s no denying the massive market effect that Amazon has seized in recent years. Amazon and other eCommerce platforms have completely uprooted the way consumers

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Selling On The Walmart Marketplace

As one of the largest retailers in the United States, Walmart has been a household name for decades. While it may be heavily associated with

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Shipping Insurance

If you’re shipping something of value, odds are you want it to arrive in a safe and timely manner. Especially as a merchant or ecommerce

Fulfillment Knowledge

Section 321: Duty-Free Entries

When importing items into the United States, there are numerous shipping logistics that need to be considered to guarantee a successful delivery. International customs, taxes,

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Shipping Zones

When it comes to shipping goods domestically, it’s inevitable to run into the factor of shipping zones. While most know about the existence of shipping

What is a 3PL?
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What is a 3PL?

Let’s face it, shipping times and delivery expectations are just an average element of being a consumer these days. Gone are the days of heading

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Sustainable Packaging

Everyone loves the moment when a package arrives and they get to unveil the packaging to receive their items. There has been a recent increase

Success Stories

Beer Deer Success Story

It all started with a viral TikTok video. In the fall of 2020, Ryan Lubker decided to make himself a Beer Deer™—a deer head out


UPS SurePost Guide for Business Owners

We are experiencing a massive shift in the way consumers shop, and lately it’s been online. As technology has advanced and online businesses have grown


Guide to Shipping Alcohol

It’s pretty safe to say that 2021 has brought on a normalized appreciation for delivered items. From clothes to groceries, if we have the option

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Ponto Success Story

Three years ago, Aaron Roubitchek was looking for more. After cutting his teeth at big tech companies, he felt an entrepreneurial tug to create a

Forecast Inventory
Fulfillment Knowledge

How to Forecast Inventory

Inventory forecasting is a crucial element of any prosperous distributor of goods or wholesale items. The last thing that a business owner wants is for


What is a Clearance Delay?

A “clearance delay” is the term used when packages or shipments are held at customs. If you’re shipping internationally or importing product across a border,

Shipping Perfume

How to Ship or Mail Perfume

Perfume is a lucrative industry. In fact, it’s estimated to be worth more than $72 billion within the next four years! (yes, that is with

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What is a Fulfillment Center?

A fulfillment center is essentially a warehouse used to pack and ship products to consumers. That said, the two terms, warehousing and fulfillment centers, are


Calculating Dimensional (Volumetric) Weight

Knowing how to calculate dimensional weight (also referred to DIM weight) is key to understanding an accurate cost of shipping product to customers. Regardless of

Cold Chain Logistics

What is Cold Chain Logistics & Management?

Cold chain logistics is the technology and process that allows for the safe transport of temperature-sensitive goods and products along the supply chain. It relies


FNSKU & Amazon Shipping Labels

Fulfillment Network Stock Keeping Unit (FNSKU) is an Amazon-unique term to describe the barcodes that help the eCommerce guru identify and track products and connect


Standard Pallet Size and Dimensions

Pallets are great resources for business owners shipping product. Not only do they help protect items during transit, they also maximize space and drastically reduce

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Seller Fulfilled Prime Guide

The 2015 launching of Amazon’s Seller Fulfilled Prime (SFP) was exciting for merchants with Professional Selling Accounts who had longed to see the Amazon golden

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Shipping or Mailing CBD Oil

The cannabis industry has exploded in recent years – and its rapid growth and popularity have begged many questions about legality. Questions like: Is shipping

Fulfillment Software

Is ShipStation worth it?

As order volume picks up many small business owners find themselves constantly logging into or FedEx Online to generate shipping labels for the half

Fulfillment Software

Does ShipStation have fulfillment warehouses?

One of the common questions that come up for ShipStation users and potential ShipStation customer is if ShipStation operates their own fulfillment centers and warehouses. The short