Do you have items that need to go from one place to another? Have you been managing the shipping processes in-house? If that is so, you must consider handing over the logistics to an expert for enhanced cost-effectiveness, especially if you are a small business. Let’s talk about the 5 common mistakes that most small businesses make when it comes to their logistics. [Read more..]
Transportation of goods from one place to another is a commonplace requirement, which is necessary for businesses to thrive. And in a very large number of cases, it is a quintessential feature for a business to succeed in the fast paced business environment of today. In present times, businesses from a host of industries outsource their logistics and supply chain requirements to third parties. Some of these industries include the pharmacy, BFSI and legal. In particular, transportation and logistics requirements are extremely important for the e-commerce industry, which is growing [Read more..]
The e-commerce industry has boomed in a huge way in last decade or so, and presently, researchers and industry experts can easily predict that India is going to be one of the major hubs for establishing a successful ecommerce business in near future. There are some facts & figures which very specifically go towards highlighting lucrativeness of ecommerce industry in India. A new report says that the Indian ecommerce market is all set to grow at 36% yearly in 2015-20! There are some very specific underlying factors which highlight this
Logistics often are problematic part of e-commerce delivery services. Yet, logistics are an indispensable part of any e-commerce brand. The logistics can be particularly problematic for a fresh startup which may not be aware of the industry norms and best practices. Alternately, for a brick and mortar store which may be venturing into e-commerce arena, logistics can pose to be a problematic issue. Some problems that any e-commerce company is sure to face in this regard are - Figuring out the most suited courier company for delivery to a particular [Read more]
In India, and across the world, the e-commerce industry has grown manifolds over the last 15 years. In fact, for any big store, if it is not involved in e-commerce, it could affect their revenues, and even growth. Alternately, there are a host of brands which are involved in e-commerce activities entirely as a brand dedicated to e-commerce. A very surprising fact in this regard is that over 1000 new e-commerce websites come up every year. And in such a scenario, a brand might at times come to realize that [Read more]
The e-commerce business has grown manifolds in India in the last decade. While we find a larger number of e-commerce brands in the online marketplace, another very noticeable trend is that a greater number of customers now prefer to shop online. Correspondingly, the competition has bred newer players in the marketplace. Almost every day, we find new e-commerce companies cropping up, wherein some specialize in a particular niche, while the others sell goods under a variety of categories. There are a number of elements which act as defining factors for [Read more]
Rick had always been an energetic young chap, extrovert, good at studies, good at extracurriculars and always sporting a smile. Over time, he developed into a fine young man. He got a nice job, and got great going. Few years after he got married, he wanted to start an e-commerce company. Rick had always been an energetic young chap, extrovert, good at studies, good at extracurriculars and always sporting a smile. Over time, he developed into a fine young man. He got a nice job, and got great going. Few years after he got married, he wanted to start an e-commerce company. [Read more]
Mr. X has always been a busy man. He loves to be with friends, loves to socialise. Celebrating birthdays, attending marriages, receptions and anniversaries is his forte’. Correspondingly, he loves to give away gifts as well. But with passage of time and pressure of work, Mr. X came to realise that when he sends away gifts for any special occasion, it was really difficult to assure that they would reach on time. [Read more]
Advancements in technology have bought in new opportunities to the doorstep for a host of businesses. And technology is nowadays a part of all that a business does. Technology is not just used for a business’s internal processes; it’s a part and parcel of marketing a business as well. We use technology to advertise and make sure that a business gets its core ideas and unique selling potential across to a greater number of people, and most importantly, to a cross section of people who matter the most. [Read more]
The challenge becomes even more significant when we take a new e-commerce startup into perspective. And that’s simply because as a young company in the dynamic business landscape of today, a brand might not be aware of the best practices in the field of e commerce logistics. So that not just affects the profitability of shipping to a far flung location, but also affects timely delivery of goods and customer retention./p>
In the fast paced business environment, time is money. The corporate industry today understands and recognizes the significance of having resources available to them, and invariably makes the required adjustments to ensure that the flow of work never comes to halt.
Some factors which define the success of a business entity include having a great idea, and putting the
idea to practice.
One has to take care that one is possessed with the capability to wind up the task all the way through. So if one is possessed with a great idea, but does not have the capability to put the idea in action, the end outcome wouldn’t be that high.
With Shipyaari as your shipping partner, you would no longer have to worry about figuring out the most suited courier company for a particular assignment. A smart API is configured for your organization, and as soon as you receive an order, you come to know of details like
Does your business operate through an online store? Do you use any of the multi-seller marketplaces for selling your goods? Then one of the greatest challenges that you must be facing is finding the right logistics partner for ecommerce in India. It is true that the ecommerce industry has gone through a series of developments since its inception, but still delivery of products remains one of the major areas of concern. In fact, providing the best shopping experience will never yield the desired results if things go out of control once the products go out of your warehouse.
The moment demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs1000 note was announced, the thriving nation of India came to a standstill.Although the decision is largely being appreciated for its outcome, the immediate effect on many sectors including e-commerce logistics is very adverse. While many may argue that the online sales have skyrocketed, there’s a huge downside too.
The winds of change do not spare anyone or anything, and the ecommerce logistics market is no exception. So, it’s time to keep an eye on the top 10 trends that are rocking the market or are sure to do so soon.