Cheap fulfillment: Is it the right solution for an e-shop?

To be successful in a highly competitive e-commerce market, an e-shop must be able to provide logistics that are fast and flawless. However, often times, online retailers are looking for solutions based on cost savings rather than quality when it comes to logistics.

Paying less for logistics is, of course, the goal of every businessman, but not everything that is cheap is also good. This rule applies even more when outsourcing logistics to a fulfillment company, whose main task is to provide the e-shop with top-notch logistics services.

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Integrations of e-commerce platforms with 3PL companies: how they work and why they matter

Operation of the e-shop currently does not have to take place exclusively on its own web interface. On the contrary, the internet space offers many options for getting your products and business online.

One of the ways to start an e-commerce business is to list your products on the marketplace. Another alternative is to use e-commerce platforms, thanks to which you can create an e-shop by using templates in a few minutes.

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Cash on delivery at a 3PL company: processing payments after delivery

Online payment is an increasingly popular method when shopping in e-shops, but cash on delivery has not yet gone out of sight. Every country, especially in Europe, is different, and customer preferences are no exception.

In some countries, especially in Central and Eastern Europe, the majority of shoppers still prefer cash on delivery when shopping online. According to data from the Ecommercenews portal, for example, most customers prefer cash on delivery in countries like Hungary, Poland, Romania, or Slovenia.

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12 questions to ask yourself when choosing a fulfillment partner

Many e-commerce sellers can be troubled by logistics, which is why they increasingly turn to the help of third parties. The higher demand for logistics outsourcing also stimulated the creation of many fulfillment companies.

However, not every 3PL provider can ensure that logistics work flawlessly and, most importantly, quickly. Therefore, before choosing a fulfillment partner, several important factors must be considered, which can move the e-shop one step ahead of the competition and at the same time satisfy customers.

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Outsource logistics with BaseLinker integration

E-commerce sales and logistics are two pillars that must work together in order to avoid unnecessary mistakes and to make everything run smoothly and efficiently. This is especially true when it comes to outsourcing logistics to third parties.

The process involves a large volume of data that must be transferred from one system to another in a safe, error-free, and simple manner. The new integration between Fulfillment by FHB Group and the BaseLinker e-commerce platform will make it easier for clients with more than just logistics. 

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E-commerce and expansion: how to boost international sales

There are more and more international and expanding e-shops in the world, and the decline of this trend is not expected even in the coming years. The reason is simple.

The foreign e-commerce environment brings the opportunity to reach new customers and thus move your business a step forward. For many e-shops, the local market is small, so expanding abroad is the right solution for progress.

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6 advantages of outsourcing logistics to a 3PL fulfillment center

The beginnings of many entrepreneurs are connected by the desire to bring or convey their products to customers. This is all the better if the product is useful and the entrepreneur can sell it any day of the week.

Over time, however, his orders grow, warehouses become overpacked, the need to sell to other countries and to find transport solutions increases, and instead of improving his offer, he spends a lot of time unnecessarily in the warehouse. He can’t keep up with logistics, for which he has to acquire new premises, employees, and technology, which also slows down the growth rate of his business.

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