Why high-volume customers choose ShipWorks for Warehouse
Jul17

Why high-volume customers choose ShipWorks for Warehouse

“We’ve increased productivity 370% in the last month alone. Without ShipWorks, we could not manage the volume of packages we ship.”  –  Dave Alwan, Echo Valley Meats The growing influence of Amazon on eCommerce has impacted customer expectations and leaving merchants and warehouses scrambling for ways to keep up. With this changing environment, sellers are looking to stay relevant with their existing customer base and to...

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Fulfillment Center Vs. Warehouse
Jul17

Fulfillment Center Vs. Warehouse

With the advent of online shopping, e-commerce stores have to leverage efficient processes and facilities to meet customer demand and ship products on-time to enhance the customer experience. Thus, it’s not uncommon for companies to take advantage of warehouses and fulfillment centers to achieve these goals. However, fulfillment centers and warehouses do not always share the same qualities and have stark differences. Thus, it is...

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5 Ways to Improve Your Warehouse Shipping Processes
Jun25

5 Ways to Improve Your Warehouse Shipping Processes

Prior to working at ShipWorks, I worked for an e-commerce focused bedding store that sold a variety of bed frames and bed center supports online. One of my duties was to process new orders, pulling bed frames from our warehouse and preparing them for shipments. During my time there, my colleagues and I implemented several processes to help improve warehouse efficiency. 1. Streamlining your Box Sizes When receiving an order for an item...

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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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Tackling Common Warehouse Shipping Issues
Jan07

Tackling Common Warehouse Shipping Issues

For business owners, selling generally revolves around convincing their target audience of product quality and customer support. For customers, buying can be delightful only if the product reaches them on time and without damage. In sales or purchases that happen online or over long distances, warehouse conditions and their handling of products are pivotal. So many things can go wrong in terms of logistics and shipping. However, they...

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5 Ways USPS is Staying Competitive
Jan07

5 Ways USPS is Staying Competitive

The U.S. Postal Service’s (USPS) obligations as an independent agency of the United States Federal Government has often put it at a disadvantage when competing against companies like FedEx and UPS. It developed a reputation as the more costly and way slower option for package delivery. In recent years, though, USPS has found innovative ways to remain competitive against its private rivals. 1. Keeping Prices Low to Attract Online...

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