Author: Brandon

What is the heaviest package you can ship?

Every Friday, we answer a common question about fulfillment, shipping, or business. This week’s question comes from one of the fans who entered our giveaway contest for an Echo Show 5. Today we will answer the following question: “what is the heaviest package you can ship?”   Need help fulfilling orders for your business? Request your quote today.   The Heaviest Package You Can Ship: Different Carriers, Different Rules While we at Fulfillrite generally specialize in small, lightweight items, we …

How Coronavirus Will Affect Your Fulfillrite Shipments

April 2 at 11:00 AM EDT: The USPS will not be sending mail to the following 22 countries, effective April 3 until further notice: Botswana, Cayman Islands, Chad, Ecuador, Fiji, French Polynesia, Honduras, India, Kuwait, Libya, Madagascar, Maldives, Mongolia, New Caledonia, Panama, Peru, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Bolivia, Sri Lanka, and Zimbabwe. Additionally, FedEx Express will be adding a temporary surcharge to all international parcel shipments. This is because they are continuing to deliver under state-of-emergency and shelter-in-place restrictions in various countries. April 1 at 9:30 AM EDT: According to Asendia, there are …

16 eCommerce Items to Make Life Under Quarantine Comfortable

Here’s an article I didn’t think I’d be writing. To protect our loved ones through these dark times, we must stay at home as much as possible. Seemingly out of nowhere, hand-washing and social distancing became vital survival skills.  Needless to say, the coronavirus is scary and life under quarantine is uncomfortable. As much as possible, people need to stay at home to prevent unnecessary misery and pain. Even still, staying at home isn’t easy and the economy still needs …

What should I do when my shipment is stuck at customs?

Every Friday, we answer a common question about fulfillment, shipping, or business. This week’s question comes from one of the fans who entered our giveaway contest for a copy of the board game Teotihuacan. Today we will answer the following question: “what should I do when my shipment is stuck at customs?”   Need help fulfilling orders for your business? Request your quote today.   Why did my shipment get stuck at customs? Imagine this. You’re waiting on a Kickstarter …

12 Recession-Proof Products You Can Sell Online

It an unavoidable truth of our times: the economy swings up and swings down. Recent stock market fluctuations, combined with coronavirus related concerns, have caused DOW and S&P 500 charts to look like the side view of a roller coaster. Add to that financial analysts whispering things like “we’ve been a bull market for a really long time,” and people get nervous – rightly or wrongly.  For that reason, many eCommerce store owners have begun to wonder: “what are some …

How do you ship in an environmentally-friendly way?

Every Friday, we answer a common question about fulfillment, shipping, or business. This week’s question comes from one of the fans who entered our giveaway contest for a copy of the board game Teotihuacan. Today we will answer the following question: “how do you ship in an environmentally-friendly way?”   Need help fulfilling orders for your business? Request your quote today.   Green Environment or Green Wallet? You Don’t Have to Choose One. Online shopping and quick delivery have become …