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Alibaba Alternatives

Since the Coronavirus pandemic has hit China’s manufacturing hub, as a retailer there’s already a good chance that you are already feeling the effects of the production standstill. And unfortunately for all retailers, with China being the largest export market worldwide, the ability to source products will become increasingly difficult, no matter your location. As […]

Finding the right supplier for your online business

Finding a good supplier is essential to almost every business. Without any raw materials to make what you sell or manufacturers to provide the products that you resell, you will have a tough time growing your business. Suppliers and vendors have a much more important role than you can imagine, besides the fact that they […]

How large does your warehouse need to be?

There is no universal warehouse-size that fits all businesses. If you have too little warehouse capacity it can restrict the number of SKUs that you can ship – inhibiting revenue and service levels. In contrast to this, having too much warehouse space inflates your overhead expenditures and ties up working capital. So how should you […]

eBay is launching its own warehousing and delivery services in 2020

eBay has announced it would launch a warehousing and shipping service for merchants selling through its site. This is a new strategy that aims to attract more sellers to the eCommerce platform. The programme is currently in trial in the US and Germany and is similar to Amazon’s Fulfillment By Amazon service, or FBA. Amazon’s […]

Get your warehouse ready for Black Friday!

With the biggest shopping event of the year quickly approaching, with bargain-hunters ready to grab a deal, you, as a seller, need to make sure that your warehouse is ready for this event. You can’t miss out on Black Friday, as it can be a huge turnover for your business. So why is Black Friday […]

Amazon Fulfillment Centers

What is FBA (Fulfillment By Amazon)? Amazon offers their own fulfillment program, Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) to guarantee sellers fast, accurate, and affordable shipping. To keep it simple, FBA works like this: you sell it, then Amazon ships it. The detailed process of Amazon’s renowned fulfillment process is: You send your items to Amazon to […]

The top warehouse hazards and how to avoid them

Every job comes with its own occupational hazards, but warehouses, in particular, can be very dangerous. It is very important to understand the common warehouse dangers and hazards because they can cause injuries and in extreme cases, death.  From heavy loads to harmful substances,  danger is lurking around every corner. Let’s have a look at […]

What is stock replenishment?

Why is stock replenishment so important? Stock replenishment is one of the most important things you have to consider when it comes to inventory management. Stock replenishment helps to ensure the right stock is on the shelves at the right time, this can help with keeping inventory holding costs low and it will definitely make […]

Tips on leasing your first warehouse

  If you are a small business owner, then probably running your own warehouse hasn’t really crossed your mind yet. You probably started off by using storage space available at home: under the stairs, in the garage, etc. But if your business is growing and you’re finding your current storage space a limitation, it could […]