Shipwire in the News

Less Work, Higher Profits: Benefits of Outsourced Operations

BNET, February 7, 2011

“I wanted to spend more time at home, so I began looking for ways to transform my business operations. My plan was to automate and outsource ThoughtFish Media however I could, minimizing my workforce and overhead costs in the process.

I wanted to get away from running the business out of a physical location and managing employees, so I turned to a company called Shipwire.com.

They operate a network of on-demand shipping warehouses throughout the world. I could store products in Shipwire’s warehouses and let them manage my shipping needs. I send bulk shipments of my products to whichever Shipwire warehouse I choose, and the products are shipped out from that location whenever a customer orders them.”

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Outsourced Order Fulfillment on DMRadio

Information Management, July 16th 2009Outsource order fulfillment

Shipwire’s Nate Gilmore was a panelist to discuss trends in outsourcing for businesses. The call had a some sound issues and you must register to access and download the podcast. The topics discussed were enterprise and small business service outsourcing and some top tips to consider when outsourcing: 1) Try it first; 2) Considerations of partial outsourcing; 3) Managing outsourcing expectations; 4) Service level guarantees and the impact to agreements and pricing …. and 5) Why outsourced order fulfillment provides businesses owners with a “neck to choke” and why this is a good thing. Trends in Outsourcing.

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