Have a cool Kickstarter product but unsure how you’ll manage to handle the logistics side of the business all by yourself? Prefer not to store all your inventory in your garage and drop off product at FedEx or UPS everytime you need to make a shipment? Tired of keeping track of inventory on an Excel spreadsheet or on a piece of paper? Need to ship your product globally but overwhelmed by the myriad tax and tariff laws?
If you said yes to any of the above (or you know someone who might), please read on and spread the word.
Shipwire is excited to announce an all-new page dedicated to helping people who have a Kickstarter project get the logistics side of their business off the ground. We have had tremendous success in this space, helping many of the most successful Kickstarter projects deliver tens of thousands of orders. If you have a Kickstarter project or are thinking about starting one, this is a must-read.
Or, if you prefer to get started on the road to streamlining your Kickstarter rewards shipping right away, here are a some downloadable resources:
- Kickstart your idea into a ship”able” product – Download white paper
- Customer case study: The Glif – Download case study
- Kickstarter shipping best practices guide – Read the guide
Kickstart Your Idea Into a Ship”able” Product
Have an idea? This guide will go over how to fund the product and test the market, prototype, choose your sales channels, generate buzz, and project your brand on packaging and labels.
» Read the white paper
Customer case study: The Glif
Two interaction designers knew there was a market for their nifty iPhone 4 stand and tripod mount, but they needed Shipwire’s logistics to deliver the goods worldwide.
» Learn how they shipped 7,000 orders in one day
Kickstarter shipping best practices guide
This guide will go over everything you’ll need to know to get started with shipping your Kickstarter project rewards. It will cover topics such as fulfillment, packaging, shipping rates, international shipping and Harmonized Tariff System (HTS) codes, taxes and duties, product catalogs, and more.
» Read the guide
Kickstarter white paper
Kickstarter case study
Kickstarter Guide – PDF
Charlie builds and greases Shipwire's marketing engine, helping future customers discover how they can optimize their logistics and grow their business internationally by using Shipwire's market-leading order fulfillment and order management solutions. His experience includes demand generation at Adaptive Planning and operations for Google Product Search. Charlie earned a BS in Management Science and graduated with distinction from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). In his spare time, he enjoys playing poker, basketball, and travelling to places where the weather is warm. Connect with Charlie.