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What Is Landed Cost, and How Does It Affect Profitability?

What is landed cost

Ecommerce businesses always price their products with a healthy profit margin in mind – but that profit may not be entirely realized when failing to account for total landed cost. What is landed cost, exactly? And how can it affect the profitability of your ecommerce business? An impo …

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15 Supply Chain KPIs Every Ecommerce Business Should Track

Supply chain KPIs

Supply chain management in ecommerce involves many moving parts—each presenting a wide range of variables that can impact the efficiency and, in turn, the success of your business. The best way to optimize supply chain performance is by tracking important supply chain KPIs. From suppl …

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How Product Sampling Can Drive Ecommerce Sales Success

Product sampling for ecommerce

Is the secret to boosting your ecommerce sales giving products away for free? It may seem counterintuitive, but product sampling can be a great way to encourage purchases and establish strong customer relationships. It’s becoming especially valuable in the highly competitive ecommerce …

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A Guide to Amazon FBA Prep

FBA Prep services

Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) offers a streamlined approach to online selling, where sellers store their products in Amazon's fulfillment centers. However, the benefits of FBA can only be fully realized when products are properly prepared, or "prepped," for Amazon's fulfillment process. …

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What Is Economic Order Quantity and How to Calculate It

Economic order quantity

Inventory is one of the most important elements of any business. Finding the balance between having enough inventory to meet demand without overspending on excess stock is a constant challenge for businesses of all sizes. The concept of Economic Order Quantity (EOQ) helps tackle this …

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What Is Dimensional Weight, and How Do You Calculate It?

What is dimensional weight

The dimensional weight (DIM) based pricing system, which uses the measurements and volume of a package to determine shipping fees, has become standard in the shipping industry — which means you might be overpaying on shipping costs if you’re not using the optimal packaging sizes. This …

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How to Sell On Facebook as a Business In 2024

How to sell on Facebook as a business

Facebook has continuously been the world’s most popular social media platform, with over 3 billion people using it monthly. And with the integration of the ecommerce feature known as Facebook Shops on the platform, more and more ecommerce businesses around the world are looking for an …

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Fulfillment Center vs. Warehouse: What's the Difference?

From 'third-party logistics company' to 'order processing facility' to 'distribution center,' discussions about ecommerce fulfillment involve many similarly-sounding terms. If you’re not in the know, one of the most confusing comparisons might be the differences between a fulfillment …

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