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Shipping Management Blog
Shipping Management
Top Tips For Improving Your Shipping Management
With an increase in demand in E-commerce, as well as consumer expectations, shipping management is pivotal to offering a great customer experience. Not only do consumers now expect speedy and accurate deliveries as a minimum, reports show that the need for chosen delivery days, as opposed to the speed of a delivery, is starting to emerge. But how can online retailers and 3PLs up their game when it comes to meeting delivery expectations and ever-increasing demands? We spoke to Calum White, Head of Marketing at MHI – international delivery experts – for their thoughts. Read on to find out more.
by In partnership with MHI
Warehouse Management
What is The Future Of The Warehouse?
With the changes of recent times in the E-commerce world – from an increase in online shopping, to supply chain challenges – we’re exploring some educated and informed predictions that can be made about the future of warehouses and fulfilment houses, and the impacts these will have on fulfilment and logistics.
by Patrick Prasad, Head of Strategic Partnerships
Online Retailers
Dropshipping Software For Online Retailers
In today’s ultra-competitive online environment, dropshipping is becoming a popular method of fulfilling orders for many online sellers, without ever having to hold stock.
by Dan Lawson, E-commerce and OMS Expert
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3PLs: All you need to know
With the levels of online shopping continuing to increase, retailers are continuing to feel the effect of the rising demand of order fulfilment. As a solution to this, many online retailers are beginning to outsource their fulfilment to a third-party logistics (3PL) partner. But what exactly is a 3PL, and how do they work, we hear you ask. We’ve looked into the most asked questions relating to 3PLs and provided the answers. Read on to find out more.
by Rob Hodgson, WMS Fulfilment Expert
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A Deep Dive Into Mintsoft’s Etsy API Integration
The choice of marketplaces is growing rapidly – which makes sense given that 51% of post-pandemic retail is predicted to take place online. Even popular retail giants NEXT, Joules, Decathlon and John Lewis are implementing new strategies to thrive during the E-commerce boom, by transitioning into marketplaces.
by Jordan Westley, E-commerce and OMS Expert
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Warehouse Management
Peak Season Survival Guide for 3PLs and Warehouses
Peak season is just around the corner, and it’s expected to be bigger, longer and earlier than ever. Online shoppers now choose convenience over brand loyalty, meaning how orders are picked and packaged, delivery costs and timings, and ease of returns all matter. Using a 3PL which has invested in technology allows online retailers to deliver a more responsive and consistent service.
by Rob Hodsgon, WMS and E-commerce Fulfilment Expert
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Integrations 101: All You Need To Know
Mintsoft is the Order Management Software with 175+ (and growing) integrations. Our collection of integrations allows you to seamlessly connect with your marketplaces, shopping carts and couriers from one platform, helping you to power and grow your E-commerce or fulfilment business in whatever way you plan to.
by Danny Lawson, E-commerce and OMS Expert
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Can Integrated Technology Reduce Operational Costs For 3PLs?
In 2020, e-commerce revenue broke records and the demand seems to be here to stay. This identifies the need for Third Party Logistics (3PLs) partners to focus on innovation in order to meet changing customer demands. Focus should be spent on streamlining that tasks and processes involved with storing inventory, picking, packing, and sending orders placed on behalf of your online and multi-channel retail clients.
by Rob Hodgson, WMS Fulfilment Expert
Christmas in July? Preparing for peak season as a 3PL
Peak season is an interesting time for 3PLs. If you have the capacity and ability to meet demands, this is a time where you can make your name and attract more online sellers seeking a 3PL solution.
by Rob Hodgson, WMS and E-commerce Fulfilment Expert
Order Management
Winning Sales on Amazon, eBay, Or Shopify But Want To Scale Up?
If your online store is steadily winning sales, should you scale up from your current E-commerce platform, which seems to be working well for you to selling on other platforms? What are the risks? To win bigger, better repeat sales and continue to grow new business without experiencing major hiccups to service, costly mistakes, or damage to your brand’s reputation, you need a plan and the right tech. Scaling up is an absolute necessity to move your game piece forward on the board and, ultimately, to win at the E-commerce game. Hubspot states: “Scaling your business means you’re able to handle an increase in sales, work, or output in a cost-effective, reasonable manner,” but how can you do this in such a way that the wheels don’t fall off during the transition?
by Jordan Westley, E-commerce and OMS Expert

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