Crowdfunded Campaign Shipping Made Easy

Crowdfunding through sites like Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and others can be a great way to launch a new type of product offering. But since crowdfunding is less like ecommerce and more like users investing in your idea, issues in manufacturing and order fulfillment can arise and hinder product launch. Below, we’ll outline some common fulfillment problems that crowdfunded campaigns face – and how you can overcome them. More...

Why You Need to Work on Your Returns Policy

One of the main drawbacks about shopping online is that you can’t really “see” an item before you buy it. Unless you’ve been showrooming, you’re putting your trust in the online retailer that the item will meet your expectations when it arrives. That said, return policies are an important factor in the success of ecommerce businesses. Let’s look at why. More...

Fulfillment Costs Explained: Part 1

Order fulfillment is a large and complex part of the ecommerce industry. As such, managing it can take a lot of time and resources. But by outsourcing the process, you’ll be able to focus better on running your business. As you look for a third-party fulfillment partner, you’ll probably notice that this convenience can come with multiple types of fees. Everyone’s pricing structure is different. That said, here is a list of common fees you’re likely to encounter when looking for a fulfillment partner. More...