Tag: fulfillrite

Logistics 101: Ship Your Products Worldwide & Grow Your Business

In the year 1861, it took thirty-three days to sail from Hong Kong to San Francisco. The voyage was arduous and dangerous, a miserable seasick month on the open waters of the Pacific Ocean. Today, we ship from Hong Kong to San Francisco with an upcharge no greater than a meal for one at an upscale restaurant. What’s more, this process is so ordinary and banal that we take it for granted. This is the extraordinary power of modern logistics, …

Holidays 2018: Shipping cut off dates

The holidays are officially upon us, and that means last minute online shopping, and the rush to get your products delivered on time to all your customers. With all the excitement, chaos, (and calories) running at their peak, Fulfillrite is here to make sure your customers and their families receive their orders, gifts, and rewards in time for the holidays. Planning your campaigns and sales include making sure your products are received here at Fulfillrite an are ready to be …

Kickstarter Fulfillment: Here’s How To Choose The Right One For You!

Deciding on the right fulfillment center is never easy. Trying to compare pricing, services, and capabilities between various order fulfillment companies can be downright bewildering! Add a timeline-constricting crowdfunding campaign into the mix, and things can get pretty overwhelming. Sal Briggman of CrowdCrux decided to spend some time with us and get to the bottom of Kickstarter fulfillment. His excellent podcast has been a valuable resource for crowdfunding creators from the novice to the Kickstarter expert. He chronicles the trends, …

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 …

The Truth Behind Multiple Warehouse Locations

As an e-commerce business owner, you’ve thought long and hard about shipping costs and customer expectations. Wisely, you have decided that partnering with a great fulfillment company who will consolidate and handle all of your inventory management, warehousing, picking, packing, and shipping, is the right next step. You’ve done your research and narrowed it down to just a few fulfillment centers that fit your criteria and specialize in your product type. But there’s another consideration in settling on a fulfillment …