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Most online retailers will tell you — managing inventory & orders can be a challenge. Traditional retailers have the task of managing the physical inventory. Storing, organizing, packing, and shipping all have their unique and often tedious organizational issues. Online retailers that choose to sell “dropship” products have…

Kits are hits for online merchants. There’s no denying the many benefits involved — they’re a must-have for inventory management. Over the past couple of months, we’ve been committed to beefing up our kitting power, and the results are here.   To kick off, let’s recap what kitting’s…

We’ve covered in-house and just-in-time fulfillment, as well as outsourced fulfillment, each with its own positives and negatives, but now we’re moving to a completely hands-off form of fulfillment — dropshipping. To some, it sounds like a pipe dream. No managing inventory? No actual fulfillment? That’s the essence of…

Isn’t fulfillment fulfilling? Depending on who you ask, the answer is questionable. But one thing is for sure: a fulfillment process that runs smoothly and efficiently is definitely fulfilling. And sometimes, it’s best to DIY. That’s at the core of the following two fulfillment models — in-house and just-in-time. Here’s…

This is a shoutout to all of the purchase orders out there, the unsung heroes of inventory that make life so much easier for e-retailers. Most merchants consider them to be life savers in terms of inventory management, but they’re also hugely useful for managing relationships with suppliers,…

Dropshipping is mostly known for it’s hands-off approach to fulfillment. That’s the main appeal to many (justifiably) fulfillment-averse merchants, but its benefits aren’t restricted to just that. A lesser-known and more inventory-centered perk to dropshipping is product testing. It’s all of the fulfillment appeal to dropshipping without the…