Ecommerce Encyclopedia

Everything you need to know about ecommerce order fulfillment

Ecommerce order fulfillment is not a new term. However, it is the vital element of a store’s strategies to successfully build a strong foundation and gain popularity. Every store owner should strive to optimize their order fulfillment service to win sales and customer satisfaction. But before that, it is important…

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Tips on choosing order fulfillment services

In dropshipping, order fulfillment is carried out by a third party, not the sellers. This could bring lots of benefits to the sellers but also can cut both ways. Today, there are too many companies that offer the order fulfillment services, but there is no one-size-fits-all for every single store….

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3 options for product fulfillment services

All online-selling businesses need to fulfill products, but each of them may need different types of product fulfillment. It’s because they chose product fulfillment based on their location, business size, and budget. Today’s most popular types of product fulfillment services are merchant fulfillment, third-party fulfillment, and dropshipping. Merchants should consider…

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Tips on improving an order fulfillment process

Fast and cheap product delivery is very important to every online-selling business, which helps to increase customer satisfaction. If any merchants don’t offer their customers a consistent order fulfillment process yet, they should read this article. Below are several ways to improve the order fulfillment process. Use an integrated process…

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Dropshipping logistics vs third-party fulfillment

Some merchants misunderstand that “dropshipping” is another phrase for “third-party fulfillment”. Both of them mean that fulfillment is outsourced to a third party, but the differences lie in the logistics services provided. We already understand dropshipping and third-party fulfillment via the previous articles. Today, we are going to dig a…

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Rent a dropshipping warehouse or Use fulfillment service?

Product delivery is a fundamental part of doing an online-selling business. Many merchants manage their own dropshipping warehouse, while some others choose to outsource warehouse-related work. Below is the comparison between the two options: to own a warehouse or to outsource? Dropshipping warehouse In dropshipping, merchants have to do nothing…

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Tips to deal with dropshipping shipping times

Shipment, which mainly involves shipping times and costs, is an essential part of e-commerce and dropshipping in particular. However, not every merchant knows how to set the right dropshipping shipping times and costs. They want to satisfy customers by fast and cheap delivery, but they can’t deliver goods by themselves…

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Common issues with products when customers place a dropship order

Many problems can arise from the moment that a dropship order is placed to the moment that order arrives at its destination. In addition to common issues with the shipment, merchants sometimes need to deal with hassles related to dropship goods. Today, we will work on 3 common issues related…

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Get to know the dropshipping fulfillment process

Dropshipping is a business model that allows merchants to stay 100% focused on selling products to customers while their wholesalers are all in charge of order fulfillment. To help merchants have clear understandings of what order fulfillment is, we will illustrate an ordering process by taking an example of W&B,…

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