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5 ways to reduce your e-commerce logistics costs
Inflation, international conflict, interrupted supply chains and the global economic crisis have caused an increase in labor costs, prices of raw materials, as well as rent and utilities. Loan installments and tax burdens are also increasing. All this means that not only are the costs of doing business higher, but that customers are also much less willing to open their wallets. The result is a reduced volume of orders. With high fixed costs, such as logistics costs for companies that use their own warehouse, this causes a decrease in business profitability. What areas of logistics are worth paying special attention to today and how can you increase the profitability of e-commerce in times of crisis?
Your own warehouse or fulfillment - what and when to choose?
There are many challenges in the e-commerce business, and one of the biggest is choosing an effective logistics model. Entrepreneurs at various stages of e-store development face a dilemma: invest in their own warehouse or use fulfillment services. This decision has a direct impact on the subsequent costs of running an online store and its scalability.
How can you make your e-store more eco-friendly? Ecologistics in a nutshell
Customers of e-commerce stores are paying more attention to environmental issues. This means that companies that sell online must adapt to growing consumer expectations. So how can you effectively introduce ecology into your own warehouse and what do you need to know before taking up this challenge?
Logistics e-commerce: Handy Tips and Guidelines
Lots of ecommerce operations know they could benefit from working with a logistics partner but don't know where to start or how to tell one from another. That's why we put together this list of tips for anyone looking into the basics of the logistics industry. Read and learn the questions you should ask when talking to potential logistics partners.
E-commerce Fulfillment Provider: 15 questions you should ask when looking for a fulfillment partner
Selecting a logistics partner is an important decision and that’s why you need to ask these 15 questions up front before you make a choice. From the obvious to a few things you probably haven’t thought of, it’s all here.
Using Allegro as an online sales channel
Allegro’s English-language version opens access to a massive and growing market of consumers. For many online retailers, setting up on Allegro is a no-brainer but before getting started it’s worth becoming familiar with how the site operates and a few relevant details. Our guide to using Allegro as an online sales channel is the perfect introduction for anyone thinking about taking advantage of the opportunities made possible by this Polish eCommerce giant.
Amazon main competitors: who are they?
Amazon is the giant of online retail but an enormous eCommerce market means there’s plenty of room for competition. Read about Amazon’s competitors in different online spaces.
Amazon advertising - how to successfully advertise on Amazon
Selling on Amazon is already a huge opportunity thanks to their global reach. But the tools they offer sellers — including help with setting up a range of targeted on-site ads — makes Amazon an essential part of any online sales mix. Read more here.