Dropshipping on Amazon: The Ultimate Guide
Jan29

Dropshipping on Amazon: The Ultimate Guide

Guest post by Chris Dunne from RepricerExpress   Dropshipping is the process of selling a product without having the responsibility of carrying inventory or shipping goods. This interesting business model has increased in popularity over the last five years as you can see by the Google Trends graph below. You can dropship using your own eCommerce store or Amazon. Before we dive into how dropshipping on Amazon works, let’s touch on...

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FedEx & UPS Peak Season Surcharges
Oct01

FedEx & UPS Peak Season Surcharges

For the second year in a row, UPS and FedEx will enforce peak season surcharges that will impact shipping costs for e-commerce businesses this holiday season. Peak season charges are here to stay, and there is no getting around this so let’s dive into the details.   FedEx Fortunately, FedEx will not apply peak season surcharges to most residential deliveries, except for packages that are oversized, unauthorized, or those that...

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Why Your Holiday Planning Needs to Start Now
Aug27

Why Your Holiday Planning Needs to Start Now

It’s still warm and sunny through most of the United States, and it may seem like the Holidays are far off, but if you are an ecommerce seller the planning season has already begun. Many retailers find that the months of November and December make up as much as 30% of their annual revenue—this makes planning for these months essential. Here are our top 5 reasons you should be in the Holiday planning spirit today:     #1 Connecting...

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Managing Shipping Scenarios with Ecommerce Platform Plugins
Feb09

Managing Shipping Scenarios with Ecommerce Platform Plugins

As an online store owner, you might be putting lots of efforts into marketing, buying Google ads to increase the number of store visitors, experimenting with your emails subject lines, and doing many other tricks. However, if your shipping and delivery are not streamlined, those efforts might turn out useless. Because on one hand, delivery is the time when your customers get the actual products and thus complete their impression of...

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7 Tips for Online Retailers to Handle Backorders
May26

7 Tips for Online Retailers to Handle Backorders

When you’re fortunate enough to have lots of ecommerce orders coming in, there’s a chance you may have backorders. Here’s what you should know about managing the expectations of your customers when you can’t immediately fulfill their requests. Don’t process payment until the order can be filled. In the event your wholesaler or distributor is unable to fulfill the order at all or the delay is longer than expected, it’s easier on...

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5 Great Tips to Automate Shipping Decisions in Your Warehouse
May19

5 Great Tips to Automate Shipping Decisions in Your Warehouse

In the world of warehouse shipping, it’s essential to find the fastest, cheapest, smartest way to get products to customers. The more tasks you can automate through your shipping software, the more efficient your process can be. Minimizing the number of decisions your employees need to make results in faster order processing, fewer errors and more control of the shipping process. This also makes it easier for seasonal or part-time...

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