For the second episode of our Fulfilment Series, we are joined back with the founders of Ships-A-Lot, Max and Zach, and also their business partner John to discuss the importance of SKUs, calculating your shipping rates correctly, effective inventory management, how to manage customer expectations with shipping costs and much, much more!
Ships-A-Lot is an e-commerce fulfilment company based in the U.S. that works with a limited number of high volume Shopify brands.
4:00 Would you recommend Shopify or Shopify Plus for fulfilment?
6:14 What is a SKU and why are they so important?
11:40 Shopify information & marketplaces
13:56 Setting up calculated shipping & when to offer free shipping
23:47 Things to be aware of with International Shipping
31:48 What is inbounding and why you should care
37:20 Effective inventory management
42:35 How to manage customer expectations with shopping costs
49:19 What is digital kitting and how it works
Ships-A-Lot - https://ships-a-lot.com/
If you own a Shopify store and ship more than 500 orders per month, email firstname.lastname@example.org for a free fulfilment assessment, which includes Shopify fulfilment troubleshooting, evaluating postage spend, and other important fulfilment pain points.