One of the most difficult aspects of business that startups struggle with is getting inventory just right. Having enough inventory to meet demand may be vital, but having too much can spell the end of your business. Even big companies like Microsoft and H&M fall into this trap from time to time, so how can … Read moreHow Can Small Businesses Avoid Excess Inventory?
Shipping costs can represent a significant expense for many businesses, and it’s often the first place companies look when trying to trim costs. To make sure you are saving, here are a few approaches that you might not have considered. Merge Packing and Shipping Stations Are you using separate stations for packing and shipping in … Read moreTwo Tips for Saving on Shipping Costs You Can’t Afford to Overlook
The focus in an e-commerce business is often on the purchase cycle that ends with getting goods to customers. Once you’ve helped them find what they want, pay for it, and receive their purchase in a timely manner, it’s tempting to consider it a “done deal” – but that isn’t always the case. Although reverse … Read moreDon’t Make Reverse Logistics an Afterthought
Startups have tremendous potential. With the right idea and a bit of funding to get going, it can feel like the sky is the limit. However, without the proper logistics in place, the whole operation could crash and burn quickly. How can startups get logistics right? First, it’s important to understand what logistics entails. It … Read moreStartups Can’t Ignore Logistics