Tag: Order Fulfillment

10 Years of Kickstarter, 10 Lessons to Help You Succeed

On April 28, 2009, Kickstarter was born. The site’s promise was simple but ambitious – to provide a place for independent creators to launch their creative projects. Kickstarter has seen profound success on a scale no one could have anticipated. Indeed, last week was Kickstarter’s tenth birthday. After 10 years of Kickstarter, it’s time to look back and see what the platform has taught us. Ten years is plenty of time for a platform to grow and creators to learn. …

Fulfilling Board Games in One Simple Infographic

At Fulfillrite, we spend a lot of time thinking about supply chain management. Even our part in the process, largely centered on order fulfillment, can be very complex. So much so that we’ve built a business out of having people outsource it to us. Fulfilling board games after a Kickstarter campaign is a good example of this complexity. Kickstarter is 10 years old now, but it still attracts board game creators who are brand new. Can you imagine how difficult …

A Virtual Retail Experience Through Ecommerce Fulfillment

Here in 2018, it’s fashionable to decry the decline of retail. After all, we all shop online and so does everyone we know. It is a fact of life that we purchase items from our phones and mobile devices. We can buy products we see directly from Facebook and Pinterest without even needing to reach for our credit cards. “Alexa,” we might utter, while relaxing in our living rooms, bingeing on the latest cooking competition from Netflix, “order me some …

Three Ways to Talk to Customers About Weather Delays

Remember when snowdays and blizzard warnings brought shouts of joy and smiles to our faces? As kids, it meant one important thing: “school’s out!” We’d build snowmen on the front lawn and engage in snowball warfare until our mittens were soaked through and we couldn’t feel our toes. As responsible adults, snow means digging out the car and thinking about maybe skipping the commute today and calling in sick. If you have a business that counts on transportation running smoothly, …

How to Choose a Fulfillment Company

You’ve started your online business and it’s going better than you could have hoped for. With this incredible success comes a downside – you’re now spending more than half of your day packing boxes and making post office runs to satisfy the orders, instead of growing your business.

After the Cart: The Rise of Order Fulfillment

Online shopping has been predicted to reach a new record high this year, with sales for just the 2015 holiday season alone exceeding $95 billion – that is an awful lot of packages that need to be packed, sent and delivered.