Drop Shipping in e-Commerce: Pros and Cons

Recently we’ve discussed the retail order fulfillment methods, which help to manage the product storage and distribution processes in e-commerce. Now we’re going to explain each of these methods in a series of articles. In this article, we’ll discuss the pros and cons of drop shipping. So how drop shipping works? Unlike traditional retail models, Keep Reading ..

Product Storage and Distribution in e-Commerce: Overview

According to latest statistics, e-commerce is growing 23% year-over-year, and it means that there’s a constant need to optimize the product storage and distribution processes. Currently, there are several retail fulfillment methods, which help to manage these processes in e-commerce: Drop shipping. This method significantly shortens the journey of a product from a warehouse or Keep Reading ..

Fast Inventory Transactions in Delivrd

With Delivrd inventory management software, you can quickly update inventory for a specific product. To do it, open the Inventory List page under Products & Inventory and scan the barcode of the product on this page. If you don’t have a barcode scanner, you can manually enter the SKU, EAN, or UPC of the product Keep Reading ..

Managing Inventory of Serial Numbers in Delivrd

In this user guide, we’ll describe how to manage the inventory of serial numbers in multiple locations, specifically, how to create, transfer, and issue serial numbers in Delivrd. Read on! Creating a Serial Number To start managing the inventory of serial numbers in Delivrd, you first need to create them. You can do it in Keep Reading ..

How to Calculate Reorder Point

According to Wikipedia, a reorder point defines when to order, not how much to order. In other words, the reorder point informs you about the lowest stock level that your inventory should reach before you place a new order. The appropriate reorder point is defined by the delivery time stock, which is the inventory that Keep Reading ..

Picking by Order vs. Batch Picking: What’s the Difference?

There are actually many ways to pick an order from a warehouse location. However, in this article we’ll focus on two picking methods: picking by order and batch picking. You may already guess the difference from the names of these activities, but let’s explain in more detail. Picking by order, or discrete picking, implies visiting Keep Reading ..

Barcode Scanning: A Key to Successful Inventory Management

If you stop and look around, you’ll probably notice that barcodes are everywhere. You can find barcode labels literally on every item that you use in your daily life, from food to gadgets. And it’s almost impossible to buy any item without a barcode. Barcodes rule the world! That’s why it’s important to understand how Keep Reading ..

Delivrd: Reorder Point vs. Safety Stock

Reorder Point vs. Safety Stock: What’s the Difference?

The concepts of reorder point and safety stock may be confused in Delivrd, so we’d like to explain the difference in this article. Reorder Point vs. Safety Stock Imagine that you work for a company that prints on T-shirts, and you have a supplier from which you regularly order “blank” T-shirts of different colors. Black Keep Reading ..

Delivrd: Inventory Management

10 Inventory Management Secrets

The phrase “inventory management” may sound routine and even a bit boring. However, actually it’s a powerful tool that affects not only the profit or loss of your company, but also customer satisfaction. Here are some secrets that may bring your inventory management process to a new level. 1. Name your products clearly. Sounds pretty Keep Reading ..

Delivrd: Working with Suppliers

9 Tips for Working with Suppliers

For a successful business, it’s crucial not only to find the right supplier but also to establish ongoing relationships with them. Here are some tips and tricks that may help you when working with suppliers. Note Differences in Time Zones. Remember that if your supplier is located in time zone different than yours, e.g. Europe Keep Reading ..