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What is the Difference Between 3PL vs Freight Broker?

As your business expands and your clientele builds with it, you’ll find yourself juggling more packages than you know how to handle. The more shipments you need to make, the more expensive it becomes. Finding a reliable carrier on your own is tricky when you have not made connections among the various carrier companies out […]

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How to Pick the Location of Your American Order Fulfillment Company

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If you’re having long shipping times for your American consumers, you might be looking into setting up a fulfillment center stateside. Two-day shipping is quickly becoming the norm, and more consumers expect it to also be free. This can be hard to handle on your own, but choosing the right fulfillment company and location can help […]

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Do You Have to Charge Sales Tax for Online Sales to U.S. Customers?

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*Disclaimer: Ship My Orders is not a tax professional. A tax professional should be consulted before making any decisions. If you’re doing business in the U.S., you’ll want to be fully knowledgeable about your tax obligations, especially if eCommerce makes up a significant portion of your sales. If you don’t know them when you’re entering the […]

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Help! I’m Outgrowing My Warehouse

New orders are coming in, your sales volume is growing, and the biggest problem you have is figuring out how to store and deliver your product to customers. If you need to scale shipping and fulfillment fast, it may be tempting to find a new warehouse to cope with the demand. However, opening a new […]

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Third Party Logistics (3PL): Advantages and Disadvantages

One of the growing pains you’ll face if you’re running a successful business is having too much to handle on your own. It can be challenging for any small-to-medium-sized operation to maintain and grow its client base while using only in-house services. Rather than printing off your own labels, finding the right postage for hundreds […]

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