It doesn't matter if your business is solely online or in a physical location, at one time or another you are going to have to ship your products out. The way you handle shipping can either create return customers or deter them. It is very important to handle shipping like a pro by doing the necessary research on shipping vendors prior to doing business with them.
Below are 5 ways to handle shipping out orders:
Fillship.com: Store, sell and ship. Fillship.com makes it sound so simple. There is no cost to start and no inbound receiving fees. They will integrate with your shopping cart or POS system to transfer the order, pack and ship starting at $39.99 per month plus shipping fees.
SBwarehousing.com: Small Business Warehousing promises to ship local and around the globe at a price that’s easy on your wallet. SBwarehousing.com boasts no setup fees, no long-term contract, no hidden fees, and user-friendly pricing structures starting at $25.00 per month.
Webgistix.com: No worries here, the process is much simpler than the company name. Webgistix.com allows you to sign-up online, integrate your shopping cart with their system, automatically transfer order data and pick, pack and ship your order within one business day. Pricing is available upon request.
Shipwire.com: You can store your widgets at their warehouse or your own location. Shipwire.com enables you to connect your back-end order management with their system to automate order notification and then they will pick, pack and ship for you. Shipwire.com also enables you to ship on your own using their website. You can take advantage of their free trial and get started at $29.95 per month.
Efulfillmentservice.com: The name says it all. Apparently, they have a knack for e-commerce business. Efulfillmentservice.com offers inventory storage, order processing, fulfillment services, and returns service scalable to your individual business needs. They also promise no order volume minimums, no hidden fees and no long-term contracts. Pricing is available upon request.
Do you have a preferred shipping vendor that you trust with your business?