Tag: ecommerce orders

How To Lower Your Shipping Costs And Improve Your Bottom Line

Pat Walls of StarterStory.com and I got to talking after a forum post we had both contributed to. Pat created StarterStory to help entrepreneurs create successful ecommerce businesses through interviews with peers who went through the struggles of starting their own businesses and found success. One of the issues that seem to vex even the most thought-out entrepreneur seems to be order fulfillment. Pat asked me to address his audience and talk to that concern, and see how we can help …

Packaging & Fulfillment: A Three-Part Series for Product Designers, Makers, and Entrepreneurs

Part 2: Packaging Priorities We try to make it easy to understand the costs of fulfillment and shipping before you start. We really do! We’ve noticed, however, that no matter how much planning goes into it, the actual cost of order fulfillment and shipping can leave some business owners frustrated. For some reason, once you actually start shipping, the shipping costs seem just a tad higher than you had originally estimated, and you’re left scratching your head. You mentally go …