Warehouse Space Utilization

May 29th, 2019|

One of the most miscalculated and underestimated requirements when it comes to e-commerce is space utilization within a warehouse. The challenge is to balance between maximizing the storage of items per cubic foot vs accessibility to items for efficient and cost effective order picking. Get this wrong and it could be the end of your e-commerce business. [...]

Getting around Shipping Costs

February 25th, 2019|

Shipping products to and from destinations can be quite an expensive service, but it doesn’t always have to be. There are many elements, beyond just volume discounts, that contribute to cost savings when it comes to shipping goods to their final destination. Elements to consider… Volumetric weight Consolidation of parcels to the same destination Rate shopping amongst [...]

Save money and headaches… use a 3PL!

January 18th, 2019|

Shipping and distributing the products that one sells online is not as easy as you may think. Sure, you can walk into any courier company and they will charge you a fee to ship whatever you like. However, when your business starts to grow and you no longer have the room nor the time to prepare the [...]