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Top 5 Factors that Affect Shipping Costs

Top 5 Factors that Affect Shipping Costs

Shipping is an excellent strategic capability for companies with inventory: It allows them to reach a far larger customer base, enables an effective e-commerce site, and is simply a way to expand sales. It can also grow expensive. At Sherpack, we know that juggling...

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Fulfillment Center vs. Warehouse

Fulfillment Center vs. Warehouse

If you have browsed our site and services, you know Sherpack usually refers to itself as a “fulfillment center.” Sometimes interested businesses like to ask us: “Is a fulfillment center the same as a traditional warehouse for storing and shipping inventory? Or does it...

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7 Subscription Box Trends

7 Subscription Box Trends

Subscription boxes saw a huge period of growth in the last decade, almost doubling every year during the first part of the decade – creating a market filled with potential, but with relatively few providers. Now the trend of sending subscription boxes as gifts or easy...

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When to Start Outsourcing Your Fulfillment

When to Start Outsourcing Your Fulfillment

Order fulfillment can be vital for a company’s growth – at the right place and time. But how does a growing business know when it’s time to start arranging for third-party fulfillment services? For many small businesses, keeping shipping and other order fulfillment...

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