E-tailing Entrepreneurs Can Outsource Storage and Shipping
A common growth strategy among SMBs (small and medium-sized businesses) and start-ups today is outsourcing the non-core parts of their businesses so they can focus on selling and marketing their products… With growth, do you really want to plow cash into a warehouse and warehouse employees instead of sales and marketing? Then there’s issue of actually storing your inventory: Most entrepreneurs quickly learn that keeping product in one’s house or apartment does not allow for easy scaling. Of course, managing a warehouse presents a whole slew of other challenges… An outsourced order fulfillment company can be particularly valuable as we get closer to the holiday shopping season. The benefits I”ve noted below are relevant year-round but are especially acute during the peak buying season. Read more. | PDF Version.