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Ecommerce Warehousing: Best Practices to Increase Efficiency

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Read our Best practice Guide for eCommerce Warehousing. For help with e-commerce fulfilment, warehousing, storage, pick and packing, call Pointbid Logistics 0121 326 7368
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Best Ecommerce Fulfilment Strategies for the Holiday Season

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Read our guide about how to successfully strategise and manage your ecommerce orders and deliveries over the Christmas period...
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How to start an e-commerce business in 2022

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How to start an e-commerce business in 2022 - With the tremendous success of e-commerce in 2020, many entrepreneurs will be considering starting an e-commerce business in 2022. Read more about how best to organise your e-commerce fulfilment
E-Commerce Order Fulfilment for the Small Business

E-Commerce Order Fulfilment for the Small Business

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Although the finalization of Brexit is to be imagined, at Pointbid we have ensured our systems and processes are ready for either outcome of a deal or no deal.
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Is it time to change your 3PL provider?

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The order fulfilment process is undoubtedly one of the most crucial functions within an e-commerce business. As 2020/21 saw record numbers of online orders, customer standards have never been higher than when it comes to receiving prompt deliveries…
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E-commerce Trends to Watch in 2022

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Online spending rapidly increased during 2020 as a result of COVID-19 and the mix of national lockdowns, travel bans and high street closures. From looking at 2020's e-commerce performance, there are multiple trends that can be identified…
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Benefits of outsourcing order fulfilment amid COVID-19

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The retail landscape has undoubtedly evolved since COVID-19 swept across the globe earlier this year. The pandemic pivoted consumer shopping habits, with many high street brands suffering as e-commerce businesses continued to thrive. With…

How will Brexit Impact e-commerce in 2021?

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How will Brexit Impact e-commerce in 2021? After many months of gruelling discussions, the UK finally reached a Brexit trade deal in December 2020. With the transition period now behind us, Brexit is set to affect many aspects of UK life from travel to business.
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Common shipping scams impacting e-commerce businesses

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As a result of COVID-19, 2020/21 has seen a boom in the number of consumers turning to e-commerce businesses. Sadly, the rise in online shopping has also made way for an increase in fraudsters operating a variety of shipping scams, affecting…
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Why Stock Control Is So Important for eCommerce Success

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In the early stages of having an ecommerce store, having a small selection of products and a few orders a day is the norm. However, as your store grows in popularity and increased traffic you're likely to expand your product range and (hopefully!)…
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What are the best customer incentives for e-commerce businesses?

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E-commerce businesses must find unique customer incentives to differentiate themselves from their competition. Customers love a discount but creating exclusive benefits to attract new business, and repeat customers can become an obstacle. Read how customer incentives can help your e-commerce business provide additional value to your audience.
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How to source the right products for your online store

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When starting an e-commerce business, it's crucial to source the right products to sell to your customers. Global e-commerce sales are set to soar to over 6 trillion US dollars by 2023, so becoming an online seller can be an extremely profitable venture in today's climate. The process is simple; source products from a supplier and resell them online.
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How E-commerce Businesses Can Prepare for Seasonal Surges

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Some of the busiest periods for e-commerce businesses are undoubtedly Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Christmas. During this time, many online retailers report making over half their annual revenue. As a result, e-commerce businesses must plan effectively to avoid getting overwhelmed as the festive season approaches.
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What is an ERP System

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Undoubtedly, the secret to the successful running of an e-commerce business lies within prompt order fulfilment and warehouse efficiency. With today’s reliance on technology, it’s unsurprising that the key to warehouse productivity lies…
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What are the benefits of a multichannel distribution system?

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In today’s retail landscape, you will notice that many e-commerce businesses do not limit themselves to just one selling platform. More online stores are selling across multiple channels to reach more customers and drive further sales...
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How to optimise your product pages to increase conversions

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Product pages are some of the most significant within an online store. It's where your customers go to thoroughly assess your items and decide whether they want to make a purchase. That being said, many e-commerce businesses often neglect their product pages...
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The Biggest E-commerce Shipping Mistakes

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Read more to find out why it is important to avoid The Biggest E-commerce Shipping Mistakes made by online sellers.
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How to make your e-commerce business stand out from your competitors

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Read more to find out what e-commerce businesses can do to stand out from their competitors in 2021.
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How to Improve Your E-commerce Customer Communication Strategy

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Find out how dropshipping works, how it differs from a traditional third-party logistics (3PL) provider and its pros and cons to ensure you make the right order fulfilment choice for your e-commerce business.
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How to Improve E-commerce Customer Experience

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Find out how dropshipping works, how it differs from a traditional third-party logistics (3PL) provider and its pros and cons to ensure you make the right order fulfilment choice for your e-commerce business.