EcommerceFeatured

How merchandise logistics effect politics

Political Merchandise: A Logistical Triumph Merchandise: the capitalistic solution for our innate human need to signal our fandom and find our tribe. Who doesn’t own a jersey from our coveted hometown or college sports team, or maybe you bought a t-shirt from your favorite performer? And now that presidential hopefuls act more like rockstars than politicians, political merchandise has infiltrated the United States’ presidential elections in a major way. From mugs to fly swatters to…
ShipHero
October 19, 2020
GrowthSales

Top 3 Proven Ways to Increase Revenue per Visit

What is Revenue per Visit? The trinity to e-commerce digital marketing excellence lies in three metrics: Average Order Value (AOV), Conversion Rate (CR), and Revenue per Visit (RPV). In this series, we will introduce how these metrics are gathered, how they impact your business, and how to improve each. In this first part, we will discuss Revenue per Visit. Revenue per Visit (RPV) is calculated as Total Revenue ($) divided by the Number of Visitors…
ShipHero
October 13, 2020
EnvironmentSustainability

How to Tackle the Environmental Cost of Ecommerce

You are an eco-conscious consumer. Maybe you turn off and unplug your lights, or you try to reduce water consumption. You may buy second-hand products, or perhaps you are well-studied on the long, long list of rules for recycling. Maybe you carpool or ride a bike, or you have a garden and shop for organic produce. You do all the eco-friendly things that would make Al Gore blush; but now consider this inconvenient truth: each…
ShipHero
October 8, 2020
GrowthShipping

Shopocalypse: Rise of the Returns

Ah yes. The instant dopamine rush of seeing your name on that big, brown package sitting on your doorstep. You pick up the box and scurry inside, grab your trusty pair of scissors, open the box and… it’s not what you ordered. Dang. Is there a bigger frustration in the shopping experience than having to return an item? Long lines, obscure policies, unhelpful employees, and where the heck did you put that receipt? And that’s…
ShipHero
October 7, 2020
Case Study

How American Tall Scaled Fulfillment & Ecommerce Shipping by over 400%

We realized there was no way we’d be able to continue filling orders one year down the road at the rate we were growing. We were excited by the growth, but we needed a software solution like ShipHero. Jake Rajsky, Vice President, American Tall Challenges Scaling fulfillment with rapid business growth Finding high-quality, well-tailored men’s clothing online can be a tall order—especially for men who are 6’3” or taller. So there was high demand when…
ShipHero
October 23, 2019
Ecommerce

How to Make Sure E-Commerce Returns Don’t Ruin Your Business

The secret to success with any e-commerce business is to keep your customers happy. Rapid order fulfillment, free shipping, and excellent customer service are some of the best ways to do that. When determining an e-commerce business plan, many fail to factor in (or underestimate) product returns. Returns are a necessary evil for any e-commerce business, and if you don’t handle them properly, they could swiftly break you. Frequent returns can not only negatively impact…
ShipHero
February 23, 2019
Ecommerce

12 E-Commerce Trends to Watch Out for in 2019

The e-commerce industry has experienced unprecedented growth over the past decade and it shows no signs of slowing down. Research shows that e-commerce could account for $4.88 trillion in global retail revenue in 2021. But what factors are driving this change? Today we’re going to be taking a look at the 2019 e-commerce trends that account for this massive growth and how you can utilize them for the benefit of your own business. Let’s dig…
ShipHero
February 19, 2019
Ecommerce

Should You Offer Free Shipping? A Data-Driven Answer

In the vastly competitive world of e-commerce, it can be a challenge to stand apart from the crowd. With limitless options available at their fingertips, consumers are always looking for the lowest price and the greatest value. As a business owner, you must walk the fine line between offering competitive prices and still keeping your head above water in terms of margins. When it comes to grabbing the attention of consumers and converting them into…
ShipHero
February 12, 2019
Fulfillment

Last Mile Delivery: What It Is & Trends To Watch For

As online shopping has exploded in popularity over the past decade or so, online retailers and logistics companies have been forced to find new ways to meet the changing needs of their customers. Order fulfillment has always been the backbone of any retail business but what customers really want these days is fast delivery. The challenge for e-commerce companies is to expedite delivery for their customers while also keeping their own costs down. Modern technology…
ShipHero
February 8, 2019
Warehouse

How To Optimize Your Warehouse Layout

When it comes to ecommerce businesses, order fulfillment is the name of the game. The speed and accuracy with which you fill orders is one of the key factors in your long-term success. If you want to succeed you need to properly store and organize your inventory, so it can be picked, packed, and shipped with the greatest efficiency, speed, and accuracy. That’s where warehouse optimization comes into play. Warehouse optimization is not a process…
ShipHero
January 22, 2019